Published on Aug 26, 2015
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race preparations continued, as Unicef officially named its yacht in the Race Village.
Twelve identical 70-foot stripped down ocean racers are preparing to battle it out over an eleven month global series which starts from London this Sunday (30 August 2015). It’s the world’s largest matched fleet and it will be taking on the longest ocean race around the planet at more than 40,000 nautical miles.
The 2015-16 series is the tenth edition of the biennial Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Multinational teams will take on the world’s toughest oceans in what has come to be regarded as one of the most challe…
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