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Latest Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Stories

2013-12-13 08:20:42

SYDNEY, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian skipper of Henri Lloyd, Eric Holden, crossed the finish line into Sydney, Australia at 0315 local time (UTC+11), his first race win and fourth consecutive podium result in the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131213/659083-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131213/659083-b ) Holden and his amateur crew celebrated their win with...

2013-10-26 16:20:10

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Invest Africa secured a podium finish in the latest stage of the 2013-14 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race by finishing in third place into Cape Town today, crossing the line at 14.49 local time (12.49UTC). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131026/648615-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131026/648615-b ) After racing 4,000 miles from Rio de Janeiro the...

2013-10-26 16:20:07

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GREAT Britain takes line honours in Race 3 of the 2013-14 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race from Rio de Janeiro to Cape Town, securing its first win of the unique 40,000 mile challenge for amateur crew. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131026/648614-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131026/648614-b ) (Photo:...

2013-08-20 08:20:36

GOSPORT, England, August 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First-time Team Sponsor Invest Africa today announced its yacht entry in the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race. The yacht, which is part of the newly designed Clipper 70 fleet, will debut in the ninth edition of the world's longest ocean race and will be called Invest Africa. Invest Africa is a fast-growing networking organisation that builds high quality business relationships within growing African networks....

2013-07-31 12:21:39

GOSPORT, England, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Nelson's front row seat for new Clipper 70 ocean racer - Land Rover, ARM Holdings and Grange Hotels revealed as first Team Partners - GREAT Britain will be flagship of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet as longest ocean race on the planet prepares to depart London 1 September A GREAT Britain yacht was launched today (Wednesday 31 July 2013) on the North Terrace of Trafalgar Square in front of the...

2013-07-26 12:24:37

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson Mandela charity applauds Sapinda Rainbow crew at official 95th Birthday children's celebration in Johannesburg as they leave for Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - longest ocean race at 40,000 miles The Sapinda Rainbow project and Nelson Mandela Children's Fund (NMCF) have wished ten young South Africans (eight primary crew and two reserves) 'bon voyage' today as they head off to the UK to participate in...

2012-06-07 14:22:08

NEW YORK, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Some 300 American employees of global asset finance company De Lage Landen (DLL) arrived in New York City's North Cove Marina today to greet the company's Clipper Race crew as it departs for the United Kingdom in its last leg of a global sailing race. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-05-30 06:20:58

WAYNE, Pa., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With 37,000 nautical miles of a unique corporate adventure under their belts, the corporate staff of De Lage Landen, a global provider of asset-based financial products, is about to set off on the final New York to Southampton, England leg of the Clipper Round the World Race. DLL staff members from U.S. headquarters in Wayne, and from offices in Duluth, Ga., and Des Moines, Iowa, will be in New York on the June 7 sailing date to honor the crew and...