100 Days Until Race Start

21 May 2015

Just 100 days until the Clipper 2015-16 Race sets sail.

The tenth edition of the world’s longest yacht will start on Sunday 30 August from St Katharine Docks, London.

Spectator boats for the Race Start in London will go on sale on Friday 29 May, here.

The countdown begins…

100 days until Race Start

686 Henri Lloyd GORE-TEX Smocks and Hi-Fits to be given out to crew before Race Start

679 crew members preparing for their adventure of a lifetime

1 professional skipper on each boat

40 different nationalities represented

11 sails in the Hyde Sails racing wardrobe

40,856 metres of Marlow Rope used by the Clipper 70 fleet

10 Level 1 training courses until Race Start

14 Level 2 training courses until Race Start

26 Level 3 training courses until Race Start

48 Level 4 training courses until Race Start

100 deep cleans of the Clipper 70s before Race Start

5,000 calories burned per day on the race by each crew member

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