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The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is the only event of its type. Anyone, even if they have never stepped on a boat before, can join the adventure and circumnavigate the world in an eleven month-long marathon.

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Show news Clipper Ventures set to return to boot Düsseldorf
Ocean health to take centre stage
Posted on 16 Jan
Clipper Race 5 result
Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam took the lead on Christmas Eve
Posted on 10 Jan
Clipper Race Australian Coast-to-Coast underway
The race will see the teams sail down Western Australia
Posted on 22 Dec 2019
Qingdao clinch narrow victory in Clipper Race
The team pipped closest rival Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam
Posted on 8 Dec 2019
Clipper Races confirms Race Finish Partner
Royal Albert Dock in London will be the final destination
Posted on 5 Dec 2019
Clipper Race embarks on Southern Ocean Leg
The Southern Ocean stage of Clipper 2019-20 Race started in Cape Town today
Posted on 17 Nov 2019
Rainbow Foundation celebration with Clipper Race
A day of emotional reunions and introductions to celebrate Rainbow Foundation heritage
Posted on 15 Nov 2019
Qingdao wins standoff in South Atlantic Showdown
The second stage delivered what it promised
Posted on 8 Nov 2019
The Spinlock South Atlantic showdown has begun
The crew of non-professional sailors set off for the second leg of the Clipper 2019-20 Race
Posted on 24 Oct 2019
Meteorological phenomenon at Clipper Race
Notorious Pampero wind is a meteorological phenomenon commonly found around the lowlands of Brazil
Posted on 22 Oct 2019
Chinese take line honours into Punta Del Este
In Race 2 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
Posted on 12 Oct 2019
Insight into Clipper Race Atlantic crossing
The finish of Race 2 is set to be a thriller
Posted on 11 Oct 2019
Crews to cross their first ocean in global race
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race teams start Atlantic crossing
Posted on 15 Sep 2019
The Clipper Race surfs into Portimão
Punta del Este wins the first stage
Posted on 9 Sep 2019
Clipper Race crew surf giant waves
The eleven team enjoyed a real thrill-ride off the coast of Portugal
Posted on 8 Sep 2019
Hundreds of everyday people embark on Clipper Race
220 ordinary people from all walks of life departed St. Katharine Docks, London
Posted on 2 Sep 2019
Clipper Race & Marlow Ropes: 16th year partnership
World's first mooring line to be made from 100% recycled plastic bottles
Posted on 30 Aug 2019
Clipper Ventures calls for independent inquiry
Into the MCA and MAIB following an investigation into the tragic death of Simon Speirs
Posted on 10 Aug 2019
New Korean team joins Clipper 2019-20 Race
The partnership announcement marks a pivotal event in the development of the sport
Posted on 8 Aug 2019
New team from Vietnam joins Clipper 2019-20 Race
Following a high profile signing ceremony this morning
Posted on 5 Aug 2019
Garmin returns for fourth consecutive Clipper Race
As an official supplier for the 2019-20 edition of the global ocean adventure
Posted on 31 Jul 2019
Dare To Lead to inspire new wave of adventurers
Returning as a Team Partner in the Clipper Race
Posted on 25 Jul 2019
AST announced as satellite communications supplier
To the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
Posted on 21 Jul 2019
ATPI Sports Events to partner the Clipper Race
Unified, seamless and cost-effective travel expertise
Posted on 17 Jul 2019
Clipper Race confirms host ports for its final leg
Host Port destinations will form the penultimate 'US Coast-to-Coast' leg
Posted on 10 Jul 2019
Portugal to be first port of call for Clipper Race
Hundreds of sailors are set to enjoy the delights of the Algarve
Posted on 4 Jul 2019
China Yachting Association visits Clipper Training
UK training hub plays host to Zhang Xiaodong
Posted on 22 May 2019
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston reveals Clipper crews
Almost 700 adventurers will be taking part in the 2019-20 Race
Posted on 13 May 2019
Cape Town to host Global Sailing Race
Also Seattle revealed as team entry
Posted on 11 May 2019
Record Chinese representation in Clipper Race
For the first time, there will be three Chinese teams
Posted on 29 Apr 2019


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The Clipper Race Leg 1 - Race 1, Day 3
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Sara McBride on the Clipper Race 2019/20 Crew Allocation Day
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Clipper Race 2019/20 Crew Allocation Day
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Jacqui Davies on the Clipper Race 2019/20 Crew Allocation Day
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Andy Harry on the Clipper Race 2019/20 Crew Allocation Day
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Mark Cilliers on the Clipper Race 2019/20 Crew Allocation Day
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Timothy Walder & Sophie Cross on the Clipper Race 2019/20 Crew Allocation Day
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Clipper Race Crew Member Sara McBride will be taking on Leg 7.
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Clipper -20 Race Crew with Sir Robin and Skippers at Portsmouth Guildhall
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Skipper Jeronimo making plans with team Punta del Este.
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Clipper 2019-20 Race Jerome Riga, who will be doing the full circumnavigation.
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Team Unicef making plans for the upcoming circumnavigation
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Lebalang's remarkable success story
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Lebalang, pictured third from right
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Members of the South African team on board a Clipper yacht during a training session at Premier Marina, Gosport, Hampshire.
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L-R: Invest Africa crew member Mbongiseni Oludlu, Lebalang Molobele and Blessing Lethukuthula
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Young South Africans selected to be part of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Stages during a photocall at the Point Yacht Club in Durban, South Africa.
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Nikki Henderson - Clipper Race
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Clipper Ventures buys Hamble School of Yachting
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Chris Rushton, Principal of Hamble School of Yachting
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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston at St Katharine Docks, London
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Zhuhai looking for adventurous Ambassadors.
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Clipper Ventures leads new era of sailing in China
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Clipper Ventures leads new era of sailing in China
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Dale Smyth
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Dale Smyth
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
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Second place skipper Nikki Henderson with Visit Seattle Team
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Wendy Tuck, Australian, the first woman to win a round the world yacht race
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Simon Speirs (60) was lost overboard on November 18, 2017 in the Southern Ocean
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