Clipper Race – Visit Seattle first into Derry-Londonderry

By | July 10, 2018

Visit Seattle has made its claim for the overall Clipper Race victory by winning the penultimate race into Derry-Londonderry

Visit Seattle crossed the finish line in an area north east of the entrance to Lough Foyle, Northern Ireland, at 00:21:57 UTC on Monday 9 July.

They completed the 3,000 nautical mile race across the Atlantic Ocean, during the fast-paced sixth and final ocean crossing of the eleven-month circumnavigation, in just over 12 days.

This is the third win and fifth podium for Visit Seattle.

The victory in the penultimate leg 12 has set up a thrilling duel for the overall Clipper Race Trophy between Visit Seattle and Sanya Serenity Coast

Both have female skippers and the winner would be the first female winner in the 22-year history of the Clipper Race.

Second was Unicef and third Garmin with fourth Qingdao.