After a two year postponement due to COVID-19, the 2019-20 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race completed its sixth of eight leg circumnavigation, with the fleet of 11 boats finishing the 6100 nm course across the North Pacific from the Philippines to Seattle, WA.
Claiming the leg victory was WTC Logistics, having recorded its fastest boat speed at 23.5 knots. “Well what can I say?” said Skipper Dan Jones. “Truly awesome ocean racing – 35 days at sea and the whole fleet will finish within 24hrs! Achieving first place on my first race as the Skipper of WTC Logistics and I’m so proud of what we have achieved as a team.
“The crew started as enthusiastic sailors and finished as a well oiled race team, pushing harder each day as we built confidence in our sailing and tactical decisions. We sailed against ourselves rather than being swayed by the choices of other boats, not getting distracted always looking at the bigger picture…
Race details – Team list – Race route – Tracker – Facebook