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Clipper Round the World Race — Dramatic Man-Overboard Rescue

Andrew Taylor, 46, from London, a crew member on Derry~Londonderry~Doire yacht, racing in the Clipper Round the World Race, went overboard in the Pacific at 23.43 UTC Sunday night in rough weather. He was sighted again at 00.55 UTC before … Continue reading

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What’s it Like to Sail in the Clipper Round the World Race? Interview with Skipper Gareth Glover

Gareth Glover, the skipper of the yacht New York, was good enough to sit down yesterday and  provide a glimpse of sailing in the Clipper Round the World Race. Clipper Round the World Race – Interview with Skipper Gareth Glover Seu browser … Continue reading

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Banners in the Breeze – Clipper Round the World Fleet

The crews sailing in the Clipper Round the World Race represent over 40 nationalities. You can get a sense of the international makeup of the fleet by the banners and flags that they fly now that they have arrived in port.  Here … Continue reading

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Clipper Round the World Fleet Arrives in New York Harbor, Unofficially

The ten boat fleet of the Clipper Round the World Race will officially and formally arrive in New York harbor on Sunday, June 3rd to coincide with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  As Sir Robin Knox-Johnston sails the Suhaili, the 32ft yacht on which he became … Continue reading

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Update: Two Clipper Round the World Sailors Rescued by US Coast Guard Cutter

Yesterday we posted the Clipper Round the World 68′ racer, Geraldton Western Australia, which was struck by a large wave in a storm in the Pacific.  The wave sheared off the boat’s steering pedestal, damaged electronics and injured four crew, who were … Continue reading

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