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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 China Yachting Association visits Clipper Training
UK training hub plays host to Zhang Xiaodong
Posted on 22 May
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston reveals Clipper crews
Almost 700 adventurers will be taking part in the 2019-20 Race
Posted on 13 May
Cape Town to host Global Sailing Race
Also Seattle revealed as team entry
Posted on 11 May
Record Chinese representation in Clipper Race
For the first time, there will be three Chinese teams
Posted on 29 Apr
18 candidates to represent Sanya in Clipper Race
Following a gruelling selection process in China
Posted on 27 Apr
Falmouth puts on spectacular display for Sir Robin
Recreating the historic moment he returned home 50 years ago
Posted on 22 Apr
Praxes to provide medical support for Clipper Race
Clipper Race is continuing its partnership with Praxes Medical Group
Posted on 16 Apr
Qingdao honours tradition in yacht branding
Next Clipper race will be 8th time Qingdao features as a team and destination
Posted on 3 Apr
Clipper Race circumnavigators return to paradise
Two Brits competing in the Round Hainan Regatta
Posted on 29 Mar
Clipper 2019-20 Race skippers revealed
Racing a Clipper 70 around the world is not a job for the faint hearted
Posted on 21 Mar
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
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Clipper Race Crew Member Sara McBride will be taking on Leg 7.
© James Robinson
Clipper -20 Race Crew with Sir Robin and Skippers at Portsmouth Guildhall
© Clipper Race
Skipper Jeronimo making plans with team Punta del Este.
© Morgan Kasmarik
Clipper 2019-20 Race Jerome Riga, who will be doing the full circumnavigation.
© James Robinson
Team Unicef making plans for the upcoming circumnavigation
© Morgan Kasmarik
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
© Kathryn Pridie
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston at St Katharine Docks, London
© Philip Toscano
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
© Speirs family
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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