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    SANYA PUTS ON A SHOW FOR CLIPPER RACE PRIZE GIVING CELEBRATIONS

    First time Clipper Race Host Port Sanya, in China, hosted the grandest Prize Giving ceremony of the 2017-18 race edition so far this evening at its platinum level 5 Gold Anchor accredited Sanya Serenity Marina. The Vice Mayor of Sanya, Xu Zhenling, and government officials including Mr A. Dong, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Sanya Municipal Committee and Mayor of Sanya Municipal Government, joined Clipper Race Chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, CEO William Ward OBE

    Published 14:35 on 27 Feb 2018

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    SANYA SERENITY COAST CLAIMS LINE HONOURS IN LONGEST EVER CLIPPER RACE STAGE

    Sanya Serenity Coast claimed line honours today into Punta del Este, Uruguay, in the longest ever individual race of the Clipper Race's eleven edition history. The team crossed the finish line at 13:46:46 local Uruguayan time (16:46:46 UTC), 6,400 nM and 32 days after setting off from Liverpool, UK, on 20 August. On her team's achievement, Skipper Wendy Tuck, 52, from Sydney, Australia, said: "During the

    Published 07:36 on 26 Sep 2017

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    DELL RUGGED TO FACE EXTREME TEST IN CLIPPER ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE

    We are very pleased to reveal that world leading technology brand Dell has come on board as the Rugged computing technology supplier for one of the world's toughest endurance challenges, the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Legendary British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first man to sail solo, non-stop, around the world, in 1968/69, and Clipper Race founder, said: "The Clipper Race partnership with Dell is a great fit for

    Published 10:27 on 14 Jul 2017

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    Northern Irish Skipper to Lead HotelPlanner.com Team in Biggest Round the World Ocean Race

    Conall Morrison, 36, from Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, has today been announced as the Skipper who will lead the HotelPlanner.com entry in the Clipper 2017-18 Race. One of twelve Clipper 2017-18 Race team entries, HotelPlanner.com, the leading online provider of group and individual travel services, will make its global ocean racing debut in the upcoming, eleventh edition of the world's biggest ocean race, which starts in Liverpool this August. Conall Morrison commented:

    Published 06:29 on 6 Jul 2017

  • CLIPPER RACE ANNOUNCES TEAM SKIPPER CHANGE

    In an unscheduled change to the line up for the upcoming Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, British sailor Dale Smyth will take over as Skipper of the CV25 team with immediate effect following the resignation of Rick Powell, who has made the decision to step down from the role for personal considerations. Clipper Race Chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston comments: "Rick has made the very difficult decision to step down

    Published 09:23 on 4 Jul 2017

  • COUNTDOWN TO LIVERPOOL: RACE START TIMINGS REVEALED!

    With just under 50 days remaining until the start of one of the toughest endurance challenges on the planet, we are pleased to reveal further details for the week of festivities and timings for the highly anticipated Clipper 2017-18 Race Start, taking place on 20 August, in Liverpool. Clipper Race Founder and Chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said: "For the majority of Clipper Race crew members, who have come from many different walks of

    Published 08:34 on 3 Jul 2017

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    URUGUAY TO DEBUT IN THE CLIPPER ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE ROUTE

    For the first time in the 21-year history of the Clipper Race, the biggest round-the-world ocean race, it is revealed today that Punta del Este, Uruguay, will feature as the South American Host Port for its 2017-18 edition. After setting sail from Liverpool, UK, on Sunday 20 August, the twelve Clipper 2017-18 Race teams, crewed by amateur sailors with each yacht led by a professional skipper, will race 6,400 nautical

    Published 08:11 on 2 Jun 2017

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    CLIPPER 70 FLEET REFIT COMPLETE AS START OF THE CLIPPER 2017-18 ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE APPROACHES

    Following nine months of intensive work, the last of the twelve Castro designed Clipper 70 foot yachts that make up the world's largest matched fleet of ocean racers, has just completed her re-fit. She returns to join her sisters in training the 700 crew members who will participate in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race which starts from Liverpool on 20 August 2017.

    Published 14:07 on 31 May 2017

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    World Comes to Portsmouth for Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Crew Allocation

    The Clipper Race is truly a global event and that was reinforced by the turnout on Crew Allocation Day on Saturday 20 th May in Portsmouth, UK. It was the biggest Crew Allocation attendance in the 21-year history of the biennial event. More than 450 members of crew, representing an incredible 32 nationalities, flocked to the Portsmouth Guildhall to find out their teams and skipper for the Clipper 2017-18 Race, which will depart

    Published 11:06 on 22 May 2017

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    GERMAN SKIPPER TO LEAD CHINA’S SAILING CITY IN BIGGEST ROUND-THE-WORLD OCEAN RACE

    Experienced yachtsman Chris Kobusch, 32, from North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, has today been named as the Skipper of the Qingdao yacht for the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race campaign, which will start from Liverpool, UK, on Sunday August 20. Chris Kobusch said: "I'm absolutely delighted to be named as the Qingdao Skipper for the Clipper 2017-18 Race. "The stunning red Qingdao boat with the golden

    Published 08:48 on 9 May 2017

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