Archive for May, 2013

Race Start Confirmed – St. Katharine’s Docks, London

Clipper have announced today that the 13-14 Race will start from St. Katharine’s docks in London next to Tower Bridge. The race will also finish there in July 2014 after the fleet has completed 40,000 miles and circumnavigated the globe. The start date is Sunday the 1st September and the fleet is due to arrive […]

Donation Received – Neil. Nicola, Beccy Winter

Neil, Nicola and Beccy Winter £50.00 – 29/05/2013. See Overall Fundraising Progress

Leg 3 – South Africa to Western Australia

Leg 3 takes the race from Capetown, South Africa, to Western Australia via the Indian and Southern Oceans. The leg is a single race of approx 4,700 nautical miles and will take around 23 days to complete. The route also includes the rounding of the Cape of Good Hope, another first for me, after which the yachts […]

Donation Received – Paul & Mel Steer

Paul & Mel Steer £20.00 – 15/05/2013. See Overall Fundraising Progress

Leg 2 – Brazil to South Africa

View Larger MapLeg 2 takes the race from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil directly to Capetown, South Africa. It is a single race of 3,500 miles and will take approximately 18 days to complete. Upon leaving Rio we will be straight back into the trade winds and into the South Atlantic heading south towards the infamous Southern Ocean. This will be a leg of exhilerating, andrenalin […]

Leg 1 – UK to Brazil (via Europe)

Leg 1 takes the race from the start in the south of the UK (still to be announced) to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, via a short stop at Brest in France. The leg consists of 2 races over a distance of 4,500 miles and will take approximately 25 days to complete. After the emotions of leaving loved one’s behind in the UK ahead is the […]

Team Matt Details and Crew Biographies

A list of all my fellow team mates along with individual profiles for each crew member can be found on Clipper’s Website now. Just a quick point on the name ‘Team Matt’. Not all of the boats, in fact the vast majority, have yet had their sponsors announced. So for now we are called ‘Team […]

Clipper 13-14 Crew Allocation Day – Team Matt!

11th May 2013 – Clipper 13-14 Crew Allocation Day This was a significant day in the whole adventure. We got to find out who our Skipper will be and who I’ll be sharing the Race of My Life with! Some 400+ plus of the total 650 crew signed on for the 13-14 Race attended the […]

Donation Received – Jo & Kev

Jo & Kev £100.00 – 01/05/2013. See Overall Fundraising Progress

My Clipper 13-14 Adventure