25 September 2015

Countdown to Rio, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race (videos)

Countdown to Rio - Week 4 of the Clipper Race and leaders LMAX Exchange are heading for Rio's iconic skyline ahead of Qingdao and other front runners GREAT Britain, Derry~Londonderry~Doire and Garmin. Published on Sep 24, 2015

  • Clipper 2015-16 Race Standings: Race Viewer
  • More info: Clipper Round The World Race - ... a record breaking 40,000 nautical mile race around the world on a 70-foot ocean racing yacht. All that is asked of participants is a good level of fitness, an age over 18 - and a thirst for adventure into the unknown. Divided into eight legs and 14 to 16 individual races, you can choose to complete the full circumnavigation or select individual legs. It is the only race in the world where the organisers supply a fleet of twelve identical racing yachts, each with a fully qualified skipper to safely guide the crew....

Spinnaker Sheet Climb captured with Garmin VIRB - Visit Seattle crew member climbs the spinnaker sheet during Race 1 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, London, UK to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Published on Sep 18, 2015

TRADE WINDS, DOLDRUMS AND TROPICAL SQUALLS TEST CLIPPER RACE FLEET - It's week three in the 5000+ nautical mile Atlantic Trade Winds Leg from London to Rio de Janeiro in the opening round of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. In this week's review LMAX Exchange clinches full points from the Scoring Gate and the front runners enter the new 'Doldrums Corridor' after racing off the African coast before heading out towards South America. Published on Sep 16, 2015

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