Clipper Round The World Race is Underway

Published on September 2nd, 2013

(September 2, 2013) – The 12 yachts competing in the world’s longest ocean race have started their 40,000 mile adventure off the English coast this morning. The new generation of Clipper 70s have a short sprint to Brest, France, before sailing onto 2016 Olympic host city Rio in Brazil to complete Leg 1. The fleet will not be returning until July 2014 after a total of 670 crew complete a course that visits 16 ports on six continents. – Race website

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