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THE CLIPPER ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE ARRIVES IN BERMUDA FOR THE FIRST TIME

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15-17 JUNE - 1300-1900

Step on board a Clipper 70; one of eleven in the world’s largest matched fleet of ocean racing yachts. Your tour above and below deck is led by members of the Clipper Race crew who have raced around 6,000 nautical miles from Seattle, USA to Bermuda to be your host. Discover for yourself what it takes to become an ocean racer with the Clipper Race.

THURSDAY 16 JUNE - 1000

VIRTUAL RACING YACHT TOUR

Brought to you live from the Clipper Race fleet in Hamilton, Bermuda your host - a Clipper Race Skipper - will take you on a tour of a Clipper 70. Check out the nav station, galley area and living conditions. Imagine yourself on the bow or helm of the 70-foot yacht.

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COME AND GREET THE FLEET

Come and greet the fleet of eleven 70-foot ocean racing yachts, including the GoToBermuda team entry that will have battled an awe inspiring 36,500 nautical miles and five ocean crossings before arriving in the heart of Hamilton, Bermuda.

Whether they arrive in the middle of the night to disembark in time for traditional codfish breakfast, or in the late afternoon ready for a rum swizzle, you can experience the atmosphere as Race Crew step back on land after a thrilling race across the world’s most furious oceans.

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13-19 JUNE | ROYAL BERMUDA YACHT CLUB

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RACE DEPARTURE CEREMONY

SUNDAY 19 JUNE

1000 - SLIPPING LINES CEREMONY

1100 - FLEET SLIP LINES

Race Crew with their Skippers will gather on their yachts ahead of a dockside briefing and ceremony, at Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.

The eleven yachts will slip lines. Each team receives an emotional farewell as they wave final farewell and throw off their lines - next stop New York.

SUNDAY 19 JUNE

PARADE OF SAIL

1200-1300 - PARADE OF SAIL

1800 - RACE START

Out of the Great Sound, the fleet will perform a Le Mans start before heading north to the rhumb line, for a fast sprint over just 700nm to New York.

1330-1400 - EXHIBITION OF SAILING

The entire race fleet will perform an exciting exhibition of sailing in the Great Sound.