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Clipper Race: Racing into a Force 12 storm in the Southern Atlantic

by Clipper Ventures 15 Apr 06:46 PDT 16 April 2020
The cold front creeps in, Skipper Josh Stickland at the helm of Ha Long Bay Viet Nam - The Clipper Race Leg 4 - Race 5, Day 8 © Clipper Race

Careful what you wish for they say. Well sure enough after a week of pretty tame weather on our way between Uruguay and South Africa, we got a classic big southern low pressure.

Wind consistently above 70kts, 10+ meter waves, the South Atlantic put on a great show and reveal its true nature: raw, powerful.

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