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Clipper Round the World Race News and Updates
What Does it Take to Become a Clipper Round the World Race Skipper?
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#clipperrace –  Ever wondered what it takes to take charge of a crew in one of the world's most challenging ocean yacht races? With the Clipper Round the World Race nearing the final few stages before the crews race to…
Derry–Londonderry–Doire Celebrates Clipper Race Victory in Tight Finish
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#legenderry – The Clipper Round the World Race course was shortened with a time limit placed on the race of 1200 UTC Sunday 22 June after unusual weather patterns caused by a persistent high pressure system centred just west of…
McCarter's Crew Hang On to Clipper Lead, Now Due into Derry (Under Motor) on Monday, June 23rd
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Yesterday, the Clipper Round the World Race Race Office announced the race to Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland will have a time limit applied due to the challenging weather patterns hampering some of the fleet's progress. The fleet's direct route to the…
McCarter's Clipper Crew Holds on to Lead in New York To Derry-Londonderry Leg
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#clipperrace – New wind has arrived with boat speeds picking up and the frontrunners extending their lead over the rest of the Clipper round the world race fleet by more than 200 miles. The nine yachts that didn't manage to…
Sailing Home to a 'New' Derry-Londonderry
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#clipperrace – Sailing into Derry will be a very special moment for two Clipper Race crew on board the Swiss-sponsored entry, Switzerland as they return home for the first time in decades. Richard Greer, 45, originally from Derry-Londonderry, now lives…
Derry–Londonderry Leads Clipper Fleet in Race Home to Lough Foyle
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#clipperrace – Derry~Londonderry~Doire leadsthe Clipper Round the world race fleet this morning with Team Garmin in second and Switzerland in third place in frustratingly light winds for the transaltantic crossing. Clipper Race meteorologist Simon Rowell said the wind is expected…
McCarter Counts Down to Clipper Race Derry Homecoming & Legenderry Festival
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#clipperroundtheworldrace – The Derry~Londonderry~Doire yacht, one of twelve 70ft yachts competing in the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race, has set sail for its home port from New York this weekend following a spectacular parade of sail against the…
City Reps To Join Irish Clipper Race Crew In New York Ahead Of Home Port Stopover
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#Clipper - Derry-Londonderry's newly elected Mayor Brenda Stevenson will travel to New York this week to join members of the Derry-Londonderry-Doire crew participating in the 2013-14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The crew will arrive at the stopover port…
Irish Clipper Yacht Derry–Londonderry–Doire Arrives in New York
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#clipperroundtheworldrace – Derry~Londonderry~Doire arrived in New York, the city that never sleeps in the early hours of this morning lit up by world famous city skyline. The Northern Irish team put on a competitive performance to claim fifth place in…
Lough Swilly’s Clipper Skipper Prepares for Legenderry Homecoming
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#clipper – 25 Days to Go!.. Richard Fearon of Lough Swilly Yacht Club is getting excited about the homecoming of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race during the Legenderry Maritime Festival in Derry from 21-29 June. Richie himself skippered…
Derry–Londonderry–Doire Arrives in Jamaica to Big Welcome
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#clipperrace – Derry~Londonderry~Doire arrived in Jamaica yesterday to a spectacular welcome as the Northern Irish team continues to threaten the front runners at the top of the leaderboard in the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race. Derry~Londonderry~Doire crossed the…
City Prepares for Return of Clipper Race with 'LegenDerry' Maritime Festival
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#clipperrace – Preparations are well underway for the return of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race with one of the most exciting events planned for the year, a weeklong LegenDerry Maritime Festival from 21-29th June 2014. The Foyle Quay is…
Man Overboard – Derry–Londonderry Crew Man Rescued in Pacific Crossing
Clipper Race
#clipper – A London man was rescued from the Pacific Ocean in the early hours of this morning after falling overboard during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Derry~Londonderry~Doire crew member, Andrew Taylor (46) from London went over the…
Derry–Londonderry Sets off Across Pacific Ocean
Clipper Race
#clipper – The Olympic Sailing Center in Qingdao, China provided the perfect backdrop today as the Northern Irish entry competing in the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race started Race 10 from Qingdao, China to San Francisco, USA .…
Derry–Londonderry–Doire Arrives in Qingdao
Clipper Race
#clipper – Derry~Londondery~Doire arrived in Qingdao, China, this morning (local time) to a hero's welcome following one of the most challenging legs of the 2013-14 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. "It is amazing to finally arrive…
Knox–Johnston Fixes Bottlescrews & Clipper Race Restarts in Hong Kong
Clipper Race
#bottlescrew – Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Chairman and Founder of the Clipper Race, has repaired the forestay bottlescrews of nine of the 12-strong Clipper 70 fleet with the rest being completed over the next day. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said inevitably there…

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