17 Nov 2017

​Garmin to prepare for Medevac of Crew Member Erik Hellstrom

Update to Original Statement (below0 As planned, a successful medical drop of supplies was carried out by the Royal Australian Air Force to Garmin on Saturday 18 November. Original Statement - 17…

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17 Nov 2017

​Race 3 Day 17: Sleigh Ride Begins Ahead of Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint

Christmas has come early for the Clipper Race fleet which is finally enjoying the downwind sailing conditions that teams have been hoping for as they gear up for the Elliot…

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16 Nov 2017

Race 3 Day 16: TEAMS AWAIT A WIND SHIFT

It has been a pleasant day for the leading teams on Day 16 of Race 3: The Dell Latitude Rugged Race but teams are eagerly waiting for the stronger westerlies,…

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15 Nov 2017

Race 3 Day 15: FAST DOWNWIND CONDITIONS REPLACED BY SHIFTING WINDS

Day 15 of Race 3: The Dell Latitude Rugged Race has seen mixed conditions for the Clipper Race fleet with fast downwind conditions being replaced by shifting winds and lighter…

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15 Nov 2017

Nominations Open for Race 3 Stormhoek Social Spirit Award

It has been an eventful start to Race 3: the Dell Latitude Rugged Race and there has been plenty of social spirit on display already with the Clipper Race family pulling together in support of the Greenings crew who have been reallocated across the fleet after running aground near Cape Town. In the race towards Fremantle, Australia, the remaining teams…

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15 Nov 2017

​Meet the Clipper 2017-18 Race Crew: Nell Wyatt

Name: Nell Wyatt Age: 58 Nationality: British Occupation: Doctor Legs: Full Circumnavigation Team: Garmin “I love feeling the wind and the waves on my face and trying to interpret how the boat is going…

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14 Nov 2017

Race 3 Day 14: Spinnakers Emerge as Westerlies Fill in

The westerly winds that the Clipper Race fleet has been waiting for finally arrived for many of the teams as they pass the halfway mark of Race 3: The Dell…

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13 Nov 2017

​Meet the Clipper 2017-18 Race Crew: Emanuele Rivoira

Name: Emanuele Rivoira Age: 35 Nationality: Italy Occupation: Entrepreneur Legs: The Southern Ocean Leg 3 and The Mighty Pacific Ocean Leg 6 Team: Garmin It’s hard for Emanuele Rivoira to decide what he finds…

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13 Nov 2017

Race 3 Day 13: Winds Frustrate Across Fleet

A waiting game has descended over the Clipper Race fleet, with all the teams waiting on the wind to decide their fates heading into the second half of Race 3:…

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12 Nov 2017

​Race 3 Day 12: Downwind Sailing Conditions Kick In

Following the grueling upwind slog which has dominated much of Race 3: The Dell Latitude Rugged Race, a wind shift overnight has meant that for some of the most southerly…

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