Clipper Race, Leg 1, Race 2 Start from Portimão, Portugal
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: The fleet departed Portimão, Portugal for the second race of Leg 1 to Punta del Este on Sunday 15 September. The race to Punta del Este is the second on the circumnavigation, with the teams having already raced 1,200 nautical miles from London to Portimão. Race 2, The Commodore's Cup will see the crew battle the unpredictable conditions and heat of the Doldrums as they cross the Equator and then pick up the easterly trade winds on the way to South America. The fleet is due to arrive in Punta del Este between Saturday 12 and Wednesday 16 October.
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