22 Dec 2016

Dan Smith appointed as new Deputy Race Director

The Clipper Race office is pleased to reveal it has appointed former Skipper Dan Smith as Deputy Race Director following his performance in the 2015-16 race. Dan, 36, from West…

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25 Oct 2016

​Gavin Reid ‘honoured’ with nomination for prestigious YJA Yachtsman of the Year Awards

Mission Performance round the world crew member Gavin Reid, 28, has been shortlisted alongside world leading sailors for the industry renowned 2016 boats.com YJA (Yachting Journalists' Association) Yachtsman…

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12 Oct 2016

From the World’s Waters to Waterloo Station

Commuters across the UK will be coming face to face with Clipper 2015-16 Race crew at over 600 London Underground and national railway stations over the coming fortnight…

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6 Oct 2016

Get Voting!

The Clipper Race website has been nominated for Best Sports Website of the Year in the MetrixLab Awards 2016 and it’s up to you to vote.The website has been nominated…

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26 Sep 2016

One Year On: Flying the Flag for East Timor

Over a year ago in Gosport we met Alex Couto, 40, from Lisbon, Portugal, who had just finished his Level 4 training and was preparing to race in the opening leg from London to Rio de Janeiro to follow a familiar route of his Portuguese ancestors. He also told us that he was planning to produce a documentary of his…

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23 Sep 2016

Global Partnerships

While the Clipper Race helps people achieve something remarkable by becoming an ocean racer, this is only one dimension of what we do; there is so much more that…

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12 Sep 2016

Race of Their Lives 2 aired on Sky Sports

The Race of Their Lives 2, the documentary series following the Clipper 2015-16 Race will air on Sky Sports 5 in the UK from Monday 12 September at 2100…

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12 Sep 2016

Meet the 2017-18 race crew – Richard and Mike Petrie

The 2015-16 edition of the race may have only just ended, meaning almost twelve months until the 2017-18 race gets underway but crew training is already in full swing. 455…

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9 Sep 2016

A Boat of His Own: Suhaili relaunched

For the past three years, whilst not travelling the world fulfilling his hands on role as Clipper Race Chairman, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has spent the bulk of his waking hours…

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7 Sep 2016

One Month Later: Mia Hartwell Blog

Over a month has now passed since the end of the Clipper 2015-16 Race. For some that will feel like a lifetime ago, and for others mere moments. While…

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