American viewers get Clipper Race documentary:
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is a challenge like no other. One of the planet’s toughest endurance challenges, it’s the only event which trains everyday people to take on Mother Nature and race across 40,000 nautical miles of oceans under the leadership of a professional skipper.
Starting this weekend on US sports TV network, ROOT SPORTS™, American viewers can get a taste of the action and adventure through the Clipper Race’s highly acclaimed sports adventure series, The Race of Their Lives 2, which goes behind the scenes of the race and its intrepid crew during their eleven month-long epic adventure.
Follow the Clipper Race’s crew taking part in the 2015…
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Foiling Future for IMOCA 60s:
The 2017 IMOCA Annual General Meeting was held April 26 in Paris at the Fédération Française de Voile. In addition to reviewing the racing season which culminated in the end of the Vendée Globe, the meeting agenda included making technical decisions and setting the IMOCA class rules for the next four years. With a number of new projects waiting in the wings, there was eagerness to confirm the future direction of the class.
2016 – an exceptional year
The 2015-2016 IMOCA Ocean Masters Championship concluded with an extraordinary Vendée Globe: 29 skippers on the start line; 18 finishers; 10 nations represented; 7 IMOCA 60s equipped with foils, phenomenal …
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