Category Archives: Clipper Round the World Race

Grahame Robb Associates appointed official Learning and Development Partner to the Clipper 2019 Race

By | April 3, 2019

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has announced that Grahame Robb Associates (GRA) has been appointed to deliver a bespoke leadership development programme, specially designed to hone the leadership and team development skills of its professional Skippers and Mates ahead of the twelfth race edition. Grahame Robb, Managing Director of GRA, says: “The Clipper… Read More »

Qingdao honours tradition in Clipper 2019-20 race yacht branding

By | April 3, 2019

A video of the Qingdao Yacht branding can be found on the Clipper Race YouTube Channel. The sixteen year partnership between Qingdao and the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has inspired the branding for the yacht which will represent China’s Sailing City in the 2019-20 edition of the global ocean challenge. The Clipper 2019-20… Read More »

Lessons learned from marine accidents

By | April 2, 2019

Published on April 1st, 2019: The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) examines and investigates all types of marine accidents to or on board UK vessels worldwide, and other vessels in UK territorial waters. Their distribution of MAIB Safety Digest 1/2019 provides a collection of lessons learned from marine accidents, drawing the attention of the marine… Read More »

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: Where’s Charlie?

By | January 6, 2019

Have you spotted 28-year-old Clipper 2017-18 Race circumnavigator Charlie Garratt who is the latest face on the global sailing event’s London Underground posters? Charlie, from Southampton, UK, signed up to take part in the Clipper 2017-18 Race and after hundreds of days at sea, she completed the full circumnavigation on 28 July last year as… Read More »

How many Challengers will toss their hats in the ring for the 36th America’s Cup?

By | December 5, 2018

© Emirates Team New Zealand While the international sailing media has rightly been focusing on offshore sailing for the past few weeks, given the action-packed, once-per-quadrennial Route du Rhum, the RORC’s Transatlantic Race and the Golden Globe Race 2018, movement has also been afoot in sailing’s grandest event, the America’s Cup. Last year, Emirates Team… Read More »

Wendy Tuck: the first woman skipper to win Round-The-World Yacht Race

By | July 30, 2018

History has been made as Australian sailor Wendy Tuck becomes the first woman to ever win a round-the-world yacht race after clinching the overall victory in the 2017-18 edition of the Clipper Race on Friday 27 July. And in an additional win for women’s sport, second place went to 25-year-old British sailor Nikki Henderson, skipper of… Read More »