Yatch leading Clipper Round the World Race arrives in Derry

first_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Yatch leading Clipper Round the World Race arrives in Derry By News Highland – June 29, 2012 Pinterest Google+ Facebook Pinterest Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released News PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal The yacht leading the Clipper Round the World Race has arrived in Derry this morning.The Australian boat and its nine competitors, including the Derry/Londonderry vessel, have spent 11 months circumnavigating the globe.The boats arrival in the city will be the highlight of a week of celebrations.Five more ships are expected tomorrow and the last yacht is due in on Monday.The race has seen ten ships with 500 competitors from 40 nations take to the seas for a year.They set off from Southampton last July and have visted the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe.In eight days’ time the yachts will start their next leg of the race to complete the journey back to Southampton.The Derry/Londonderry yacht is currently in ninth place. Twittercenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Facebook Twitter HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Google+ Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Previous articleSea Sessions festival gets underway in Bundoran todayNext article24-year-old man charged in relation to shooting in Strabane in 2010 News Highland last_img read more

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