One of the ten identical boats taking part in the Clipper Round The World Race
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Amateur global sailing race to begin

The only round-the-world sailing race for novices begins on Sunday, with hundreds of amateur sailors leaving Southampton for almost a year.

The 40,000 mile Clipper Round The World Race was thought up by ocean racer Sir Robin Knox-Johnston as a way of helping sailing appear less elitist.

Alison Moss reports.

  • 31 Jul 2011
  • From the section World
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