The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has begun to arrive at South Beach Yacht Club in San Francisco after crossing the Pacific Ocean.
After spending approximately 27 days at sea across the world’s largest expanse of water, the Pacific Ocean, the crews will be pleased to finally see dry land for the first time since leaving China.
The latest ETAs for the Clipper Race fleet are detailed below (times are local time in San Francisco, -7 UTC/-8 BST). The yachts will take approximately 90 minutes to transit from the finish line to the South Beach Yacht Club.
GREAT Britain - In port
Henri Lloyd - In port
Invest Africa - In port
OneDLL - In port
Qingdao - In port
Derry~Londonderry~Doire - In port
Old Pulteney - Fri 11 April - In port
Switzerland - In port
Team Garmin - In port
Mission Performance - In port
Jamaica Get All Right - In port
PSP Logistics - In port
Despite the close fight for line honours OneDLL has redress of 2 hours 57 minutes for going to the aid of Derry~Londonderry~Doire during its MOB incident. This could upset the leader board by leapfrogging any boat less than this time ahead of them over the finish line. All results are provisional until PSP Logistics finishes which is racing on an elapsed time basis, having started 36 hours behind the rest of the fleet.
During the Clipper Race’s stay at South Beach Yacht Club, San Francisco there will be several events open to the public.
The Clipper Race’s Crew Recruitment and Development Director, David Cusworth will be in San Francisco holding a number of presentations for people interested in taking part in the world’s longest yacht race.
Opportunities to explore the yachts currently taking part in the race are also available at the South Beach Yacht Club during the Open Boat tours, which are free of charge to the public.
11 April – Recruitment Presentation 1900-2100 at OCSC Sailing 1 Spinnaker Way Berkeley
13 April – Recruitment Presentation 1730-2000 at South Beach Yacht Club, 40 Pier
15 April – Open Boat Tours 1500-1900 at South Beach Yacht Club, 40 Pier
15 April - Recruitment Presentation 1830-2030 at Sports Basement, 1590 Bryant St
16 April – Open Boat Tours 1500-1900 at South Beach Yacht Club, 40 Pier
17 April – Open Boat Tours 1500-1900 at South Beach Yacht Club, 40 Pier