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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:...

2013-07-31 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...

2011-04-19 16:46:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American yachtsman Brad Van Liew achieved an extraordinary win during the fourth leg of the VELUX 5 OCEANS, a solo 30,000-mile race around the world in 60ft yachts. Van Liew, 43, sailed his yacht Le Pingouin into his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, to win ocean sprint four, a 5,700-mile race through the Atlantic Ocean from Punta del Este, Uruguay. Van Liew crossed the finish line at 1658 EDT and is expected to arrive at the...