Category Archives: Clipper Round the World Race

Day 1 of Clipper Race 8…

By | March 6, 2018

The light wind lottery that got Race 8: The Sailing City Qingdao Cup, underway yesterday from Sanya, has continued overnight, with the teams out east taking the early jackpot as they do their best to escape north, knowing that tougher, upwind conditions, await. The previous race winner, PSP Logistics, and Sanya Serenity Coast have been… Read More »

Clipper Cup: The race to China

By | January 30, 2018

The Clipper Race fleet bid farewell to the Whitsunday Islands and Australia today to race to China; and fittingly at this halfway stage in the 2017-18 edition, it is the destination’s two team entries, Sanya Serenity Coast and Qingdao, which lead the overall race standings. Ahead of departing for her team’s home port, Sanya Serenity… Read More »

Skipper replacement for Clipper Race

By | January 22, 2018

British sailor David Hartshorn, 53, from Chepstow, is to take over as GREAT Britain Skipper for the remainder of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, replacing Andy Burns who has made the difficult personal decision to step down here in Airlie Beach, Australia. Race Director Mark Light explains: “A very popular, highly competent… Read More »