by Sail Canada
Canadian Sailing Team (CST) alumni and meteorologist Eric Holden (pictured second from the left) has been chosen to join the 'Dynamic Dozen' on a race around the world, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 13-14. The group of twelve, who went through a rigorous selection process over months, were selected from hundreds of candidates to take on the challenge of leading twelve amateur crews on the adventure of a lifetime.
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 13-14 Skippers
They will also be the first to race on the new fleet of Clipper 70 yachts. Eric Holden says 'This will no doubt be a gruelling 18 months and will be testing in every way imaginable. To have the support of such great friends will be a huge boost when things get tough.' Eric is not a stranger to the Clipper race as his sister took part in the gruelling adventure back in 1999.
Congratulations to Eric and we will certainly be following your race starting this summer!
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