Clipper Race to feature at PSP Southampton Boat Show

02 September 2014

The Clipper Race will be playing a leading part at the UK's largest purpose-built Show marina, the PSP Southampton Boat Show, on from 12-21 September 2014.

Clipper 70 yacht PSP Logistics will be open for the public to view every day, with former crew members giving personal tours, and sharing their stories.

For those interested in taking on the Race of their Life, Clipper Race Crew Recruitment and Development Director, David Cusworth, will be at the show looking for the next group of adventurous sailors.

On Thursday, 18 September, 2013-14 skipper Vicky Ellis and female crew members Lindsey Noble and Sophie Hetherton will join Crew Recruitment Manager Della Parsons to give talks on their experiences.

For those eager to find out what it takes and how they can take part in the 2015-2016 race, there will also be a free crew presentation on Saturday, 20 September at 12pm -1pm.

Here you will be able to talk to crew, see recent video footage and learn just what challenges they faced. You will also find out more about the selection process, training, race, stopovers and personal logistics.

To reserve your place at the presentation, email dcusworth@clipper-ventures.com stating the date you’d like to attend. (Please note you must have a Boat Show ticket to attend.)

Clipper Race Event Schedule:

-Friday 12 till Saturday 21: 09:30am – 6:30pm
Free, open boat tours of PSP Logisitics - berth M150.

Thursday 18: 4:00pm – 5:00pm – PSP Lounge, Mayflower Complex, Mayflower Park
-Ladies Day themed recruitment presentation featuring skipper Vicky Ellis, and former race crew Lindsay Noble, Sophie Hetherton and Della Parsons.

Saturday 20:  12:00pm – 1:00pm- PSP Lounge, Mayflower Complex, Mayflower Park
-Crew recruitment presentation with Dave Cusworth.

Click here to find out more about the PSP Southampton Boat Show and buy tickets.  

Stay tuned for further event announcements.

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