BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT ON: CAPE TOWN

Race 2: The Stormhoek Race to The Cape of Storms was a fast and fiercely competitive race that saw the Clipper Race teams sprint across the South Atlantic from…

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT ON: PUNTA DEL ESTE

A spectacularly close finish to the longest ever leg of the Clipper Race from Liverpool, UK, to Punta del Este, Uruguay, saw nine of the twelve Clipper Race teams complete the 6,400 nautical mile race within almost 22 hours. After 33 days racing, Sanya Serenity Coast, PSP Logistics, GREAT Britain, Qingdao, Dare To Lead, HotelPlanner.com, Garmin, Liverpool 2018…

​GREAT BRITISH BUSINESS

Race Partner, the GREAT Britain campaign, used the Race Start in Liverpool to reaffirm the Government’s commitment to the Northern Powerhouse initiative. Hosting their third quarterly meeting in Liverpool with…

MEDIA SPOTLIGHT

Throughout Race Start week, Liverpool became a hive of activity with local, national and international press all in attendance. We are pleased to reveal that the activity has amounted to ourstrongest ever race week media coverage in eleven editions, coming in at 44% higher than the race start in 2015. Between August 9 – 21 we had 407 print articles with…

CLIPPER 2017-18 RACE START

The biggest ever edition of the Clipper Race, got underway on the River Mersey, Liverpool, in front of thousands of spectators, and was nothing short of spectacular. With a short…

​LAUNCH: Clipper Connect Business Series

The evening was a joint event between Clipper Venture’s official business club: Clipper Connect and Liverpool city’s Mayoral 100 Club, a business initiative supporting Liverpool’s cultural events programme. The first event…

​INTERNATIONAL DELEGATIONS

The Clipper 2017-18 Race Start proved to be one of great international success, with delegations travelling from Sanya, Seattle, Qingdao and Uruguay, and more locally, Northern Ireland, to be part…

​ENGAGING THE PUBLIC

Liverpool was buzzing last week as locals and tourists descended on Albert Dock to the Clipper Race Village to catch a glimpse of the Clipper Race fleet. Unicef, Henri Lloyd, Garmin, Stormhoek Wines, Visit Sanya and Derry-Londonderry’s - Foyle Maritime Festival all exhibited within the Race Start village, benefiting from the high footfall by raising awareness of their brand in unique…

​NAMING CEREMONIES

One of the highlights of Race Start week in Liverpool was the official naming of all 12 of the Clipper Race yachts. Race partners invited business guests and the Race…

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