Clipper round-the-world yacht race start. Credit: onEdition

The biggest-ever edition of the Clipper Race, got under way on the River Mersey, Liverpool, on Sunday, 20 August, in front of thousands of spectators.

PBO July 2017 cover

In the July 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...

Clipper Race crew Michael Gaskin, ofthe yacht Derry~Londonderry~Doire. Credit: onEdition

Clipper Race crew member Michael Gaskin, from the West Midlands, sustained suspected broken ribs after he fell by the helming position in rough seas and 35 knots of wind