Category Archives: Clipper Round the World Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 6, Day 4

By | January 10, 2018

Sanya Serenity Coast retains its lead during the fourth day of Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race as mixed conditions splits the fleet into two, as it progresses up the coast of Australia. Racing remains close though with 32 nautical miles separating the top eight positions. Leading Skipper, Wendy Tuck, is heading up the western-most… Read More »

Clipper Race: A tough 24 hours

By | January 7, 2018

After a testing first 24 hours beating upwind in Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race, the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet remains close together with just over one nautical mile being the difference between the first four boats on the leaderboard and less than 30nm separating all eleven teams. Australian Skipper of… Read More »

William Ward awarded OBE

By | January 3, 2018

Co-founder and chief executive of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, William Ward, has been awarded with an OBE in the Queen’s 2018 New Year’s Honours List. Mr Ward received the OBE for his services to the economy and to the GREAT Britain campaign. “As a proud Briton, I am incredibly humbled to be… Read More »

Historic draw declared in Clipper Race

By | December 18, 2017

A dead heat has been declared for the first time in Clipper Race history, with both GREAT Britain and Nasdaq to share eighth place in Race 4: The ClipperTelemed+ Tasman Test. Clipper Race Director Mark Light says: “It’s great racing. We have had some really close finishes over the years, finishes by just seconds, but… Read More »