Clipper Race to restart in 2022 as it receives Special Event Permit from the Philippines

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has announced it will be resuming its 2019-20 edition in March next year after receiving a Special Event Permit from the Philippines. After…

Celebrating 25 Years of the Clipper Race

We are celebrating 25 years since eight 60 foot yachts and 182 Race Crew left Plymouth on 16 October 1996, to embark on the very first Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. With 12 editions, three fleets and over 5,000 crew trained, the Clipper Race may have grown immensely but the core purpose remains the same; to enable people from…

NEW TEAM PARTNER FOR CLIPPER 2023-24 RACE INITIATES FUNDED PROGRAMME FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AFFECTED BY LOCKDOWN

Our Isles and Oceans, a new campaign, which will offer inspiring opportunities for young people, is today announced as a Team Partner for the Clipper 2023-24 Round the World Yacht…

​Increase in demand for on the water activities

2020 has been a year that no-one expected. With the global spread of Covid-19 restricting all regular activities and people being encouraged to stay home, or close to home, daily exercise has been a much needed relief from the pressures of living through a global pandemic. With people looking for ways to improve their mental health in the great…

​One Year On: Portimão debut a success - First Clipper 2019-20 Race Stopover

Portimão was a stopover of firsts for the crew during the 2019-20 edition; first finish line, first Host Port, first arrival, first prize giving and first time…

Children’s charity using radios to dial up connectivity in lockdown

International Day of Charity, is marked each year on 5 September and is an event established by the United Nations to help mobilise people and to promote volunteer and…

​GREAT Britain team entry named as one of the GREAT Campaign’s most iconic moments during birthday celebrations

Having developed a strong pedigree over the past twenty-four years as a powerful and effective platform for the international promotion of tourism and trade, the GREAT Britain campaign has…

Thriving through Ambition

A total of 24 years and eleven round the world race editions have passed since William Ward and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston joined together to launch the first Clipper Race. The results have proved life-changing, both on a global business scale, and because of the remarkable impact the race has had on thousands of lives around the world – not least…

In search of content? We’ve got you covered

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…

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