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Clipper Race Finish

Clipper Race Finish

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race comes to a thrilling climax in Liverpool in on July 28 & 29 2018.

The Clipper Race is one of the biggest challenges of the natural world and an endurance test like no other.

With no previous sailing experience necessary, it’s a record breaking 40,000 nautical mile race around the world on a 70-foot ocean racing yacht.

The brainchild of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first person to sail solo non-stop around the world, the event is now on its eleventh edition.

Divided into eight legs and 13 to 16 individual races, you can choose to complete the full circumnavigation or select individual legs. It is the only race in the world where the organisers supply a fleet of twelve identical racing yachts, each with a fully qualified skipper to safely guide the crew.

Racing across six continents, they will have faced some of Mother Nature’s toughest conditions before returning almost a year later as ocean warriors.

The race will return to Albert Dock in July 2018 following its global route which will include stopovers in South America (port TBC), Cape Town, Western Australia (port TBC), Sydney, Hobart, East Coast Australia (port TBC) Sanya and Qingdao – China, Seattle – USA, Panama, New York, and Derry Londonderry – Northern Ireland.

Image: © Matt Goodfellow, Dupe Creative.


Event Date: Saturday 28th July – Sunday 29th July 2018

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Location: Albert Dock, Liverpool. L3 4AA

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Contact Details

Culture Liverpool, Tel: 0151 233 2008


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