Clipper Race: The Price You Pay:
(April 12, 2016; Day 23) – With four Clipper Round the World Yacht Race teams having completed the Ocean Sprint, it is Unicef that has recorded the fastest time so far in a day of high winds and strong seas which proved costly to some of the yachts.
The highest cost has been to Da Nang – Viet Nam which suffered a knock-down after being hit by a large wave, and has taken the decision to retire from racing and make best speed towards Seattle. All on board are reported safe, though due to some minor injuries and equipment damage the team is keen to get ashore where the repair work can begin in earnest.
“The crew were amazing, everyone jumped to the tasks needed to ge…
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