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Australia Yacht Confirmed as Race Start Draws Near

Posted by Della Parsons on Saturday, August 15, 2009, In : Race details 
Australia has been confirmed as an entry in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race, It's one of the last yachts to have their sponsor confirmed with less than a month to go before the start of the Race.
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Once the race has started I wil be starting a Race blog which I'm hoping to keep up to date every 2 or 3 days.  Keep track of my Round the World adventure on this website!

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Race Route So Far

Posted by Della Parsons on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, In : Race details 

I keep getting asked which route the race will be taking and which ports we'll be stopping at. The answer is that it's not all confirmed as yet - but here's what I know so far.

Leg 1  Hull - La Rochelle, France - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Leg 2  Rio - South Africa (likely to be Cape Town but tbc)
Leg 3  South Africa - Western Australia (port tbc)
Leg 4  Western Australia - Singapore - Qingdao, China
Leg 5  Qingdao - San Francisco, USA
Leg 6  California - Panama - Caribbean (Island tbc)
Leg 7  Caribbean...

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About Me

Della Parsons Non sailor before the race now hoping to help bring the local Yacht - the Hull & Humber back home in first place! Also trying to match the 35,000 miles sailed with £35,000 raised for charity. Main charity DebRA. Please click on Sponsor a Race Mile link and help me to achieve this.