Marlow Ropes is proud to be the official supplier of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, a 17 year long partnership.
The full Clipper 70 yacht fleet are equipped with specialist Marlow products, and along with the 712 amateur crew, will experience one of the greatest challenges and an endurance test like no other as they circumnavigate 40,000 nautical miles.
CLIPPER ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE
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15,620 metres of rope will travel 40,000 nautical miles around the world in one of the toughest endurance races in the World.
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Not going to lie, Leg 5 is not a leg that I particularly was looking forward too. In fact, it's probably one in which I had the least interest in. From what I knew, we would end up in the cold winter of Qingdao after leaving sunny Australia and we would face lots of marine traffic and potential fishing boats.
Moreover, Australia and Airlie Beach have been absolutely remarkable to us and probably the best stopover to celebrate and enjoy our first victory.
In Simon's latest blog he pays tribute to Simon Speirs, crew member on board CV30 (Great Britain) who lost his life at sea on the 18th November and the impact this has on him and his fellow crew. Our thoughts and prayers are with Simon's family and all the Clipper Race crew members at this time.
In Simon's latest blog he describes the highlights from the first Clipper Race stopover in Punte Del Este and the much needed push to pull the Visit Seattle crew together as they embark on Leg 2 heading towards Cape Town...