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Clipper Round the World Race News and Updates
Sanya Serenity Coast’s crew hard at work on deck on Day 12 of Race 12: The LegenDerry Race
#ClipperRace - With just 100 nautical miles remaining for the Clipper Race leaders, Race 12: The LegenDerry Race is playing out for the podium and certainly living up to its name as a tense battle, which could finish today. Visit…
Sweating up a sail on board Sanya Serenity Coast
#ClipperRace - The first few Clipper Race teams have commenced the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint as of this morning (Friday 6 July) but with two boats in Stealth Mode and some tricky weather conditions, it’s an edge-of-the-seat kind of sprint…
Scoring Gate Gamble For Clipper Race Fleet
#ClipperRace - It may be the 4th of July but it’s not so much independence day for the Clipper Race fleet, as they are still racing in two fairly tight packs. Five teams went for the Scoring Gate but with…
Dare to Lead is racing in second place a week into Race 12: The LegenDerry Race
#ClipperRace - A split is starting to divide the fleet as if Tuesday 3 July as the Clipper Race teams make their Scoring Gate decisions. But with only 21 nautical miles (nm) separating first and fifth, it’s still anyone’s race.…
Clipper Race Fleet Rides The Gulf Stream Rollercoaster
#ClipperRace - It’s been a bumpy time for many of the Clipper Race teams as they braced themselves for a second day on the ‘rollercoaster’ Gulf Stream. The competition remains tight on Saturday 30 June, day four of Race 12:…
Current Race 12 leaders Garmin at full sail in the North Atlantic
#ClipperRace - There’s been plenty of movement on the leaderboard, but none of the Clipper Race teams have broken away amid the tight racing conditions on Day 2 of Race 12 from New York to Derry-Londonderry, Thursday 28 June. The…
The race to Ireland began in perfect champagne sailing conditions under bright blue skies off the coast of Long Island, New York, USA
The Clipper Race fleet has captured a spectacular vision of the pod of whales that joined the teams for the Le Mans style start of the penultimate race of the 40,000 nautical mile, eleven-month circumnavigation - a two-week race across…
The Clipper Race fleet departing New York on Monday
#ClipperRace - After bidding farewell to the Big Apple in style yesterday (Monday 25 June), the Clipper Race fleet has regrouped off Long Island ahead of today’s Le Mans start of Race 12: The LegenDerry Race from New York to…
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to Set Sail for Ireland
After more than ten months and over 35,000 nautical miles, the final of eight legs of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race is set to begin with a race across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to Derry-Londonderry. The eleven…
The HotelPlanner.com team celebrates finishing Race 11 to New York
#ClipperRace - The Clipper Race team of HotelPlanner.com led by Conall Morrison were in excellent spirits as they entered Liberty Landing Marina after taking seventh place in Race 11: Nasdaq Race from Panama to New York. Greeted dockside by supporters…
Earlier today on board Sanya Serenity Coast, currently some 54 nautical miles from the finish in second place
#ClipperRace - The leading pack in the Clipper Race fleet has entered what should be the final 24 hours of Race 11: Nasdaq Race from Panama to New York today (Wednesday 13 June). But finishing positions are still very much…
Bonus Points Bets Pay Off For New York Bound Clipper Race Fleet
#ClipperRace - After a week of racing around the clock in Race 11: Nasdaq Race, the Clipper Race fleet has been keeping everyone guessing as to their Scoring Gate tactics. The Scoring Gate allows the first three teams that reach…
Latest race positions as of 12pm Irish time on Thursday 7 June
#ClipperRace - Wednesday’s game of snakes and ladders continues to disrupt the Race 11 leaderboard, but Day 4 (Thursday 7 June) has seen the majority of the Clipper Race fleet converge for the first time since Monday’s start. For the…
Upwind Caribbean Challenge For Clipper Race Fleet After Panama Canal Crossing
#ClipperRace - Life at an angle continues on Tuesday 5 June — Day 2 of Race 11: Nasdaq Race from Panama to New York — with the Clipper Race teams calculating their best approach to the first mandatory gate between…
Dare to Lead slipped over the revised finish line while in Stealth Mode, hidden from the rest of the fleet
#ClipperRace - One of the closest races so far in the 2017-18 Clipper Race ended in a surprise win for Dare To Lead, after the team pulled off an eleventh-hour victory in Race 10: The Garmin American Challenge from Seattle,…
The fleet positions as of 1pm UTC on Sunday 13 May
#ClipperRace - After days of speculation and carefully monitoring the looming wind hole off the coast of Mexico last week, it seems the Clipper Race fleet was let off lightly by the wind gods, with many teams experiencing a shorter…

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