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What Is The Clipper Race Really Like? Your Questions Answered

I’ve blogged my entire Clipper Race adventure, from training, to the various races. But I’ve been asked (a lot) to answer various question. So I thought it might be easier to blog it here instead…

Were you scared?
This has got to be the number one question I get asked. The answer is simply “No” – I wasn’t scared before or during the race. I wasn’t even mildly apprehensive. I’d spent a long while preparing and training for the race, so I felt completely ready for it, mentally, physically and in terms of my ability.

boom_water_sailing Sailing downwind, boom in the water

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Clipper Race Finish – The Liverpool Sprint

I’ve already blogged about the first two  races which formed leg 8 of my Clipper Race adventure. The Atlantic race part one and two, and the race from N Ireland to the English coast. In this blog, I’m going to tell you about the last race, which saw us sprint up the Mersey to the official Clipper Race 17/18 finish at Albert Docks.

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Racing in to Liverpool

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Clipper Race, Leg 18, Race 13 – N Ireland to England

After our Atlantic race (see part one and two here) followed by an incredible couple of weeks in N Ireland, we were ready to set sail again. The last ‘big’ race, 1,000 miles around Ireland and over the Irish Sea to the English coast.

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Robin Knox-Johnson waving us off, as thousands line the river banks, for the most incredible send off

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