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