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Knox Johnston Leads The Way for 'Barts Bash' On The Solent
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#bartsbash – A sailing legend and alumni of round the world ocean racers took to the Solent at the weekend as one of the largest entries in the global record-breaking attempt Bart's Bash, to raise funds for the Andrew Simpson…
British Sailing Legends Launch Clipper Youth Prize At Southampton Boat Show
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#ClipperRace - Clipper Round The World Race organiser Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and America's Cup hero Sir Ben Ainslie teamed up today at the PSP Southampton Boat Show to announce a new youth prize for the next edition of the world's…
Clipper Race Boss Faces Harassment Lawsuit
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#ClipperRace - Mail Online reports that offshore sailing legend and Clipper Round The World Race organiser Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is being sued by a woman over claims of harassment she experienced while crewing a yacht during the most recent edition…
Derry–Londonderry–Doire Completes Global Clipper Challenge
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#clipperrace – There were emotional scenes in the UK's capital city today as the Northern Irish team competing in the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race returned after narrowly missing out on a podium finish having conquered Mother Nature's…
Clipper Race Gets 'Legenderry' Send Off From The Foyle
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#clipperrace–It was the perfect finale to a magical week on the Foyle; simply LegenDerry! A near cloudless sky greeted the 270 Clipper Race crew as they awoke this morning to prepare for the penultimate race in the 2013-14 Clipper Race series…
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…

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