Youngest Ever Clipper Race Skipper Leads Seattle Team to Victory in Penultimate Raceby The Masthead | News & Blog on 07/14/18
The Clipper Yacht, Visit Seattle arrives in First Place, in Derry-Londonderry on Monday after completing the LegenDerry transatlantic crossing from New York in the penultimate leg of the circumnavigation of the world. Source: Sea Magazine
Nikki Henderson, 24, from Surrey, U.K., has led her Visit Seattle team to an impressive victory in Race 12 from New York, USA, to Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, the penultimate race of the 40,000-nautical-mile Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Visit Seattle crossed the finish line on Monday 9 July to complete the 3,000-nautical-mile race across the North Atlantic Ocean, the fast-paced sixth and final ocean crossing of the 11-month circumnavigation, in just over 12 days. More details here...