An adventure that became an obsession:
Held biennially, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will begin its 12th edition in the Summer of 2019. For Timothy Morgan, a 19-year-old student from England, the next race will be taking him on the ultimate gap year challenge around the world.
Struggling to concentrate in class whilst searching for possible gap year options, he stumbled across the contest and quickly became addicted to following the 2017-18 race teams via the Race Viewer and crew diaries.
“When I first thought about sailing round the world, it was almost as a joke; I had no idea if it took eleven weeks, months or years,” said Morgan. “But as I read up on the Clipper Race, the idea of such an adventu…
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