Round-the-world clipper race starts in Liverpool
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Sailors embark on round-the-world race from Liverpool

Twelve yachts that will travel around the globe have set sail from Liverpool.

More than 700 amateur sailors - led by professional skippers - will be involved in the 11th edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

The race is expected to finish in Liverpool on 28 July next year.

Footage courtesy of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race