On Saturday 22 August the central London marina will be taken over by the Clipper 2015-16 Race with daily live entertainment and free open boat tours, as well as numerous food stalls and merchandise stands.
Here is a little clip of our boat coming in close proximity of one of our competitors Team Telemed+
Notice the skipper shouting our well rehearsed special commands
Today it was announced that Da Nang in Central Vietnam will be the stopover for leg 5 from Airlie Beach Australia to Qingdao China.
Da Nang will not only be the stopover sponsor but will also sponsor a team which will be announced next week.
Da Nang is a coastal city in central Vietnam known for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port. It’s a popular base for visiting the inland Bà Nà hills. Here the Hải Vân Pass has views of Da Nang Bay and the Marble Mountains, 5 limestone outcrops that are home to pagodas and caves containing Buddhist shrines.
The final Level 4 training started on Sunday 12th July but as I had to be in London on Friday to renew my passport, I was able to arrive on Saturday and help with the “victualling”, the sailors equivalent of grocery shopping. Continue reading