VIDEO: Clipper Race – Week 4 highlights
Published on September 24th, 2015
It is the fourth week of the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race and leaders LMAX Exchange are heading for Rio’s iconic skyline ahead of Qingdao and other front runners GREAT Britain, Derry~Londonderry~Doire and Garmin. Video published on Sep 24, 2015.
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Background: The 40,000 mile Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race began in London, UK on August 30 for the fleet of twelve identical Tony Castro designed Clipper 70s. The series is divided into 16 individual races, with the team with the best cumulative score winning the Clipper Race Trophy. Each team is led by a professional skipper with an all-amateur crew.
The teams are on the first leg from London, England to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The ports along the race route are Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Cape Town, South Africa; Albany, Sydney, Hobart and Airlie Beach, Australia; Da Nang, Vietnam; Qingdao, China; Seattle, USA; Panama; New York, USA; Derry-Londonderry, Ireland; and Den Helder, Netherlands before returning to London by late July.