THE CLIPPER ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE IS COMING BACK TO DERRY-LONDONDERRY

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20-22 JULY // MULTIPLE TIMES

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 the world from London in 2019. Discover for yourself what it takes to train and become an ocean racer with the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

 20-22 JULY // 1000-1600

CLIPPER 70 EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a short motor tour on Lough Foyle on board one of this year’s race yachts. Take in the stunning scenery from a new perspective as you listen to real life adventures of circumnavigating the globe on board these sleek 70-foot ocean racing yachts. 

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COME AND GREET THE FLEET

The fleet of eleven 70-foot yachts will have battled an awe inspiring 40,000 nautical miles and six ocean crossings before arriving in the heart of 
Derry-Londonderry.

Whether they arrive in the middle of the night to disembark in time for traditional fry-up breakfast, or in the late afternoon ready for a festival vibes, 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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15-24 JULY | FOYLE MARINA

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RACE DEPARTURE CEREMONY

SUNDAY 24 JUNE

1200 - SLIPPING LINES CEREMONY

1300 - FLEET SLIP LINES

Race Crew with their Skippers will gather on their yachts ahead of a dockside briefing and ceremony, at Foyle Marina.

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

SUNDAY 24 JUNE

PARADE OF SAIL

1400-1430 // PARADE OF SAIL

Watch the Clipper Race fleet parade down Lough Foyle as the teams depart land for the final time until they complete their record breaking race around the world. With the overall race victory still open public support will be greatly welcomed.

1800 - RACE START

Out to Greencastle, the fleet will perform a Le Mans start heading north to pick up the race rhumb line, for a fast sprint to London, UK.

FRIDAY 22 JULY // 2100-0000

PARADE OF SAIL FIREWORKS

"Voyages" will unfold as the day fades into the night and the riverfront takes on a new appearance through a series of lighting, animation, pyrotechnics and special effects. Watch the Clipper Race fleet in full illumination parade down Lough Foyle under glow of a spectacular fireworks display.

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