The first Clipper Race started on 16 October 1996

Twenty years and ten races later we reflect on our heritage and pedigree in creating an endurance challenge like no other to become the world's greatest ocean adventure 

1973 Whitbread Yacht Race

Th first Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race  1973.

With an interview with a young Robin Knox-Johnston

Clipper 2017 - 2018

Footage of the start of the Clipper 2017-18 Race Start from Liverpool, UK. 

Watch the departure ceremonies with coverage of the crews’ farewell ceremony on stage.

Followed by the fleet entering the Mersey and conducting a parade of sail along the waterfront for the tens of thousands of spectators and supporters.

Before heading out to sea towards Punta del Este in Uruguay, their next port of call in this year-long 40,000 nautical mile ocean race around the planet.

1968 Transatlantic Race