The GREAT Britain yacht is promoting British trade and tourism and leading an Olympic legacy campaign.
The GREAT Britain campaign is an ambitious international marketing campaign that showcases the very best of what Britain has to offer in order to encourage the world to visit, study and do business with the UK. Unifying the international growth promotion efforts of the UK Trade and Investment , Visit Britain, Britsh Council, DCMS, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, the campaign aims to deliver significant increase in trade, tourism, education and inward investment.
The all-British crew is led by Skipper Simon Talbot.
In ocean racing terms, the Clipper Race is the ultimate one design race and it is the only race, which is sailed by Corinthian sailors.