Archive for The Teams

We Have a Sponsor – Mission Performance

So finally our sponsor has been announced!! Mission Performance. Quoting directly from their website: “Mission Performance is a refreshing professional development consultancy with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results for our clients globally. Operating as a partnership of highly experienced leaders from backgrounds as diverse as the military, elite team sports, civil aviation, […]

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 […]

Clipper Skippers Announced

Clipper have announced details of the 12 skippers for this years race. They are: Patrick van der Zijden, Eric Holden, Gareth Glover, Damian Parnham, Simon Talbot, Pete Stirling, Vicky Ellis, Sean McCarter, Chris Hollis, Olly Cotterell, Matt Mitchell, Rich Gould.       We will find out who will be our skipper for the final […]

Clipper Race and De Lage Landen Unite Again

Finally some news about the teams! Clipper have just announced that De Lage Landen have signed up to sponsor a yacht again in this years race; after their successfully sponsorship of one in the 11-12 race. By coincidence it was this yacht that I completed my Level 2 training on in November 2012. Full details […]

My Clipper 13-14 Adventure