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  Date 16 Sep - 30 Dec
  Description The sixth edition of the race will visit La Rochelle, Salvador, Durban, Fremantle, Singapore, Qingdao, Hawaii, the west coast of the USA, the Caribbean, New York and a final European stopover before returning to Liverpool in July 2008.

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sail-world.com -- News - Clipper 07-08 Round the World Race Sun, 16 Sep 2007 to Tue, 30 Dec 2008



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Clipper 07-08 fleet arrives in Liverpool By Clipper event media, 10:17 PM Sun 6 Jul 2008
A spectacular welcome greeted the crews of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race as they arrived back in Liverpool at the end of their 35,000-mile circumnavigation. ...
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New York claims overall victory in Clipper 07-08 By Clipper event media, 1:10 PM Sat 5 Jul 2008
New York crossed the finish line of Race 14 in first place at 0014 GMT (0114 BST) on Saturday claiming the overall title of Clipper 07-08. Uniquely Singapore finished Race 14 in second place, crossing the finish line at 0034 GMT (0134 BST), with Hull & Humber less than three minutes behind in third. ...
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Clipper Fleet head into final port - Liverpool By Event media, UK , 2:47 AM Sat 5 Jul 2008
After just over twenty four hours of racing up the Irish Sea from Cork to Liverpool only 14 miles separate the entire Clipper fleet, as they battle for the final three podium positions in the biennial 35,000-mile Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. New York and Uniquely Singapore are leading the fleet, but with three boats just one mile behind, there is no room for complacency ...
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Hull & Humber leads Clipper Race 14 to Liverpool By Clipper Event media, 12:42 PM Fri 4 Jul 2008
Race 14, the final race of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race series from Cork, Ireland, to Liverpool, UK, is underway with the crew of Hull & Humber signalling their intent from the outset and crossing the start line first. ...
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Clipper New York first into Cork By Clipper event media, 9:57 AM Sun 29 Jun 2008
New York has scored the fifth victory of their Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race campaign to consolidate their overall lead in the competition. The yacht crossed the finish line at Crosshaven, Co.Cork, Ireland at 1159 local time (1059 GMT) today at the end of the 2,080-mile race across the North Atlantic from Nova Scotia, Canada. in Race 13. ...
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New York heading for Corker of a finish Sat AM By Event media, 4:09 AM Sat 28 Jun 2008
With the strong and steady winds that the Clipper fleet has enjoyed over the last 24 to 36 hours and with the favourable winds set to continue for the next 24 to 48 hours the revised ETA for the leading yachts into Cork Ireland is now Saturday morning. The Clipper New York is leading in final stages of race to Cork, ahead of Qingdao and Hull & Humber ...
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Liverpool 08 benefits from southerly route By Clipper event media, 10:09 PM Thu 26 Jun 2008
Liverpool 08’s early decision to stay south is paying off with a run of over 120 nautical miles in the last 12 hours. Willing Liverpool 08 not to move any further up the leaderboard is the Chinese entry, Qingdao. Also benefiting from a more southerly course is wsternaustralia2011.com. The Western Australian team’s impressive run over the past 24-hours has moved them out of tenth place. ...
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Qingdao victorious in overnight battle for lead By Clipper event media, 11:11 PM Wed 25 Jun 2008
Qingdao, New York and Hull & Humber battled overnight in lighter winds and once again Qingdao came out on top. The conditions at the front are difficult with fog and rain hampering progress but each of these teams is pushing very hard and not giving an inch in this penultimate race of the Clipper 07-08 series. ...
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New York leads as light winds hit Clipper fleet By Clipper event media, 12:18 AM Wed 25 Jun 2008
Several of the tail enders in the Clipper race to Cork have been overtaken by lighter winds extending from the west, and, as in most ocean racing, the rich just keep getting richer. The current overall leader of Clipper 07-08 is New York, one the yachts in the leading group on this race. Over the next 24 hours the light winds could extend all the way to the front runners ...
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Tail enders succumb to light winds in race to Cork By Clipper event media, 10:41 PM Tue 24 Jun 2008
In the last leg of the Clipper Round the World race, Durban 2010 and Beyond has succumbed to light winds, much as westernaustralia2011.com and Nova Scotia did. Several of the tail enders in this race have been overtaken by lighter winds extending from the west, and, as in most ocean racing, the rich just keep getting richer, a truism only too evident to the crew of Uniquely Singapore. ...
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WA Clipper rues indecision as Qingdao leads fleet By Clipper Event media, 5:21 AM Tue 24 Jun 2008
Clipper westernaustralia2011.com, who made a very early tactical move to the south soon after departing Sydney, Nova Scotia, and then changed their mind have now paid the price for their indecision, stranded for several hours in low pressure. Clipper 07-08 title contenders Hull & Humber and New York are now second and third respectively, behind Qingdao. ...
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Strong conditions test Clipper crews By Clipper Event media, 9:36 AM Mon 23 Jun 2008
New York’s decision to leave tacking from port onto starboard longer than the other teams has paid off in the Clipper race to Cork, Ireland. Uniquely Singapore is currently cashing in on skipper Mark Preedy’s decision to keep south of the great circle route, as the boat is now able to sail at a faster angle to the wind ...
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