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Round the World Clippers Homecoming parade past the Isle of Dogs

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In a previous post this week I give some details of the journey undertaken by the Clipper round the world yachts.

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Crews  experienced a wide range of weather conditions from the benign to the extreme: one boat was struck by a tornado, some crews had endure giant waves,  hurricane force winds, dodged icebergs and growlers; extreme heat and cold; be on alert for pirates; had coast guard assisted medical evacuations and a miraculous rescue of a man overboard after being lost in a Pacific storm for over an hour.

The final race was from the Netherlands to Southend which decided the final places.

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1 Henri Lloyd
2 GREAT Britain
3 One DLL
4 Derry~Londonderry~Doire
5 Switzerland
6 Old Pulteney

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7 Qingdao
8 Jamaica Get All Right
9 PSP Logistics
10 Team Garmin
11 Invest Africa
12 Mission Performance

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The yachts will go back to St Katherine’s Dock for the prize winning awards and have a well earned rest.

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Photo by Roxy Kapranos

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Photo by Roxy Kapranos

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Photo by Roxy Kapranos

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