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The current edition may be postponed but the Clipper Race is still making headlines. Here at HQ we have pulled together some of the best interviews and articles featuring some of our current crew and alumni.

Dr Memnia Theodorou delivers a TEDx talk about her Clipper Race experience

"Never get discouraged. Never underestimate your wit, intelligence, your potential.

"Even halfway through our lives we can learn a new skill, change #direction, take up a new profession. The #ClipperRace has helped me immensely with my getting a new life and career direction!" - Memnia Theodorou

Dr Memnia Theodorou delivered a #TEDx talk about her experience of taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. After taking a career break from Dentistry to take part in the 2015-16 edition, racing from the UK to Australia, Memnia became the first Cypriot woman to take part in the race.

Learning and Development Partner, Grahame Robb Associates, launch new podcast

Have you noticed people's contrasting reactions to 'the new normal'?

Grahame Robb Associates are delighted to share with you the first episode of its new podcast series looking at topical issues relating to L&D, HR and people issues within organisations.

Follow the link to the new Podcast page on the GRA website or search for the podcast on your preferred podcast app.

Spanish circumnavigator follows heart to Punta del Este

El Pais recently spoke with Clara Carrington, a 47-year-old, HR Manager from Mallorca, Spain, whose circumnavigation on board Punta del Este was disrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Following the Clipper 2019-20 Race suspension in March she followed her heart, and fellow crew member, Antonio, back to Uruguay. She shares her story of the race so far.

Article in Spanish

Article in English

The Round the World Wanderer - Clipper Race crew member pens children’s book inspired by her experience

Sandra Marichal has written and published a children’s book inspired by her experience of racing round the world on board Unicef. With the first print run finalised, proceeds from the sales will be donated to Unicef UK. She recently spoke to Le Petit Journal about her motivation and the process of writing and publishing the book.