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Report on Clipper Round the World Race Deaths Released

The Clipper Round the World Race is a race around the world held every two years sailed with a professional captain and paying amateur crews. In nine races starting in 1996, the contests were sailed without loss of life. That tragically changed … Continue reading

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Death on the Clipper Round the World Race

Terrible news from the Clipper Round the World Race. On the fourth day of the race, Andrew Ashman, 49, a paramedic from Orpington, Kent was injured and died while reefing the main sail on the racing yacht IchorCoal  (CV21), approximately 120 nautical miles off … Continue reading

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