CONTEST: Vote for your favourite Clipper 2013-14 Race Crew DiaryBack to archive
When the Clipper 2013-14 Race crew were not busy on deck tackling sail changes and eeking out every possible knot of speed, plotting best routes in the Navigation station or down in the galley cooking up culinary delights for weary team mates, many took time below deck during their off-watch moments to capture their experiences and thoughts in the form of Crew Diaries.
Crew Diaries are posted on the Clipper Race website and are a valued, much-read channel of communication for family and friends and supporters and also 2013-14 leg’ers and future race crew, to be able keep a track of all the action and to be able to understand first-hand what the unique Clipper Race experience is really like for those on board.
In recognition of the crew’s time and creative writing efforts, the Clipper Race has launched a competition today to ask Crew Diary readers to nominate their favourite diary entry from the Clipper 2013-14 Race.
Whether it was a tale of a big storm weathered, a moving moment of achievement in adversity, an amusing anecdote or an especially insightful glimpse into Clipper Race crew life, we want to know what entertained you most.
The writer of the most popular crew diary will receive a limited edition bottle of the commemorative Clipper Race branded Old Pulteney single malt whisky, signed by Sir Robin Knox- Johnston.
To vote for your favourite Crew Diary from the Clipper 2013-14 Race please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘CREW DIARY.’ Please include a link to your favourite entry and a few words on why you chose it.
The prize will be awarded to the writer of the diary that receives the highest level of votes. If there is a tie for most popular diary, Sir Robin will have the deciding vote.
The deadline for entries is Friday 1 August, 2pm. The winner of the commemorative single malt Old Pulteney whisky will be announced on Monday 4 August.
CLICK HERE TO READ BACK THROUGH ALL THE CREW DIARIES FROM THE CLIPPER 2013-14 RACE AND VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE
Just 2,700 cases of this new Old Pulteney expression will be available to international markets. To order your own commemorative Clipper Race branded Old Pulteney single malt whisky bottle, visit www.OldPulteney.com