Clipper 2015-16 Race - Race Start

London, UK 1300-1615 BST (1200-1515 UTC)

Clipper Race fleet depart St Katharine Docks, London to start the 40,000 mile adventure.

The stream of the departure ceremony will run from 1300 until 1615 BST (1200-1515 UTC).

1300-1400 BST (1200-1300 BST) Opening ceremony

1400-1415 BST (1300-1315 UTC) Fleet blessing

1415-1500 BST (1315-1400 UTC) Fleet slip lines

1530-1615 BST (1430-1515 UTC) Tower Bridge opens for fleet to enter upper pool

1600 BST (1500 UTC) Tower Bridge reopens for fleet to start parade down Thames