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

Clipper 70Clipper 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 at St. Katharine’s Dock around the 24th August for final preparations, training, faimiliarisation and victualling.

 The race village will be open from the 24th August.

The location was announced by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson in front of Tower Bridge. 


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I for one have booked a hotel close to the start location.

I intend to sleep in a decent bed the last night before 3 months in a hammock!

Read the Official Press Release on Clipper’s Website. 






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