The Old Pulteney is one of a fleet of 12 super yachts which departed London on 1st September 2013 on a year long voyage around the world, stopping in the northern French Port of Brest before a tour that will take in Rio, Cape Town, Australia, Singapore, Qingdao, San Francisco, Panama, Jamaica, New York and Londonderry – concluded by a homecoming in London in July 2014.
The crew is made up of men and women from all walks of life – from retired engineers to taxi drivers to housewives – who give up their normal lives to train and take on the adventure of a lifetime. Scots, Adam Nunn from Dundee and Charles Slater, who originates from Orkney are amongst them, along with people from twelve different countries – the UK, the US, Australia, Brazil, Canada, the Netherlands, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Portugal and Spain. Find out more about the race here
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12 July 2014
Our last blog of this Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2013 - 2014.
10 July 2014
I have had a great time on the stopover in my home country and I am sad to leave. Everyone has big hopes for the last race to make it a good one and we have had some good results in the end.
2 July 2014
This morning, we rounded the top of Scotland, an exciting moment as it is renowned for tidal over-falls and eddies and proper navigation is required. The field is still really close together with 8 boats in sight of each other.
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