Where are the Clipper boats now?
The Clipper 68s were retired after the 2011-12 race. Two of the yachts are now based in Australia where they are used for crew training and corporate sailing.
How much does it cost to do Clipper race?
You pay a price to do one leg, multiple legs or the whole circumnavigation. The cost to participate in the Clipper Round The World 13-14 is like this: You pay 43 070 Pounds Sterling (= 68 335 US Dollars) to do the complete race. When you want to do 1 leg, you pay between 9 358 and 10 418 Pounds Sterling.
How many boats are in the Clipper Race?
It is the only race in the world where the organisers supply a fleet of eleven identical racing yachts, each with a fully qualified skipper and first mate to safely guide the crew.
How long does it take to complete the Clipper Round-the-World race?
A 40,000-nautical mile (74,000km), 11-month round-the-world yacht race has set sail from St Katharine Docks in London.
Who is leading the round the world yacht race?
Alex Thomson has taken the lead of the Vendee Globe round-the-world yacht race for the first time in this edition, nearly four days after setting off from Les Sables d’Olonne.
How does the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race work?
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is a sailing race around the world in eight legs, with trained amateur crew members. The organisers own a fleet of identical yachts, the Clipper 70, and provide qualified skippers and additional qualified persons (AQPs) to lead each team.
What is the route for the Clipper Race?
The route shown is indicative. Clipper 2023-24 Race ports, race route, estimated days racing and additional information will be confirmed at a future date.
Who are the team partners for the Clipper Round the world?
Our Isles and Oceans, a new campaign, which will offer inspiring opportunities for young people, is today announced as a Team Partner for the Clipper 2023-24 Round the World Yacht… Reach for the Sky: Climbing the rig of a Clipper 70
How does the Clipper crew selection process work?
The Clipper Race interview is a core part of the Race Crew selection process. You get to tell us your motivations and what you want from this extreme adventure. Our crew recruitment team will then be able to help you build a race experience around the level of challenge that you are looking for.