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Clipper Ventures

Clipper Ventures

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is the only event of its type. Anyone, even if they have never stepped on a boat before, can join the adventure and circumnavigate the world in an eleven month-long marathon.

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Show news Ambassadors chosen to represent the city of Zhuhai
18 brave adventurers chosen after a tough three day selection process
Posted on 16 Mar
Lebalang's remarkable success story
There are not many as inspiring stories as that of Lebalang Molobele
Posted on 13 Mar
Youngest Clipper Race skipper wins Yachting Award
Nikki Henderson has been awarded the prestigious YJA Yachtsman of the Year Award
Posted on 6 Mar
All-female winners recognised
In YJA Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year Awards
Posted on 6 Mar
Sir Robin to appear at boot Dusseldorf
Chris Kobusch and Della Parsons also speaking
Posted on 16 Jan
What does it take to be a Clipper Race Skipper?
We speak to Deputy Race Director Dale Smyth
Posted on 7 Jan
Clipper Ventures buys Hamble School of Yachting
One of the leading sailing schools in the UK
Posted on 3 Jan
Zhuhai seeking adventurers to represent city
Applications to the Zhuhai Ambassador programme open on 12 December 2018
Posted on 13 Dec 2018
Clipper Ventures leads new era of sailing in China
Chinese sailing industry is evolving in an exciting way
Posted on 15 Nov 2018
Clipper Race partners with Musto
To help crew face one of the planet's toughest challenges
Posted on 25 Sep 2018
Historic win inspires women for a life at sea
History was made when Wendy Tuck became first woman to win a round the world yacht race
Posted on 7 Sep 2018
Clipper Race confirms sprint finish finale
50 day countdown to the line in Liverpool
Posted on 7 Jun 2018
Clipper Race crew embark on a gruelling race
The most eagerly anticipated stage got underway today from Qingdao
Posted on 23 Mar 2018
Historic draw declared in Clipper Race
Dead heat declared for the first time in Clipper Race history
Posted on 17 Dec 2017
Clipper Ventures supporting Invictus Games Sydney
Clipper Ventures is working with Invictus Games Sydney 2018
Posted on 5 Dec 2017
Clipper Race CV24 salvage operation
Vessel to take no further action in the Clipper 2017-18 Race
Posted on 29 Nov 2017
Emotional podium result
As toughest leg in Clipper Race history reaches Fremantle
Posted on 25 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 25
Thrilling finish to emotionally charged race
Posted on 25 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 24
New race leaders revealed after Stealth Mode
Posted on 24 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 23
Leading Teams' Wind Hole Woes
Posted on 23 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 22
Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint results announced
Posted on 22 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 21
Support streams in as treams count down to Fremantle
Posted on 21 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 20
Sombre mood across fleet as race continues
Posted on 20 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 19
A time of quiet reflection across the fleet
Posted on 19 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 18
Race Leaders begin Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint
Posted on 18 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 17
Sleigh Ride begins ahead of Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint
Posted on 17 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 16
Teams await a wind shift
Posted on 16 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 15
Fast downwind conditions replaced by shifting winds
Posted on 15 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 14
Spinnakers emerge as westerlies fill in
Posted on 14 Nov 2017
Clipper Race Dell Latitude Rugged Race day 13
Winds frustrate across the fleet
Posted on 13 Nov 2017
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Lebalang's remarkable success story
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Lebalang, pictured third from right
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Members of the South African team on board a Clipper yacht during a training session at Premier Marina, Gosport, Hampshire.
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L-R: Invest Africa crew member Mbongiseni Oludlu, Lebalang Molobele and Blessing Lethukuthula
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Young South Africans selected to be part of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Stages during a photocall at the Point Yacht Club in Durban, South Africa.
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Nikki Henderson - Clipper Race
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Clipper Ventures buys Hamble School of Yachting
© Kathryn Pridie
Chris Rushton, Principal of Hamble School of Yachting
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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston at St Katharine Docks, London
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Zhuhai looking for adventurous Ambassadors.
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Clipper Ventures leads new era of sailing in China
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Clipper Ventures leads new era of sailing in China
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Dale Smyth
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Dale Smyth
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
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Second place skipper Nikki Henderson with Visit Seattle Team
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Wendy Tuck, Australian, the first woman to win a round the world yacht race
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Simon Speirs (60) was lost overboard on November 18, 2017 in the Southern Ocean
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Example of Tether hook distorted - Figure 2 - Marine Accident Investigation Branch
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Tether hook - Figure 1 - Marine Accident Investigation Branch
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Day 1, Race 5 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
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CV24 removal - Erecting a tower to support the mast while cutting the hull
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CV24 removal - Cutting the hull forward section
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CV24 removal - Mast has now been lowered gently using scaffolding tower
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CV24 removal - Cutting the hull aft section
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
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Clipper Race 2017-18 Start in Liverpool
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Charlie Garratt, the Ocean Safety ambassador and roving reporter, on board Dare to Lead in the Clipper Round the World Race
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The Clipper Race fleet in the Whitsundays
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