RACE DEPARTURE CEREMONY
On Sunday 1 September the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet will begin its 40,000 nautical mile endurance challenge. Your support creates a send off the Race Crew shall never forget. Take your position and cheer the fleet as they slip lines to set off on the ultimate endurance sailing adventure.
Central Basin Departure Ceremony 13.30 15.00
Fleet slip lines and enter the Thames 15.00 – 15.40
On the Thames The fleet circuit in a Parade of Sail 15.15 – 16.00
Tower Bridge will open and fleet pass underneath 16.00 – 16.30
The fleet continue down towards the Thames Barrier, estimated arrival 17.20