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18 January 2002, 09:43 am
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photo:Terry Mealey

Clipper 2002 Round The World Yacht Race

Clipper Ventures Plc, the AIM listed marine events company chaired by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, has today announced a £200,000 host port deal for its flagship event.
Clipper 2002, the world's longest circumnavigation race, is set to start from Albert Dock, Liverpool, for the first time in the event's history on Sunday 27th October 2002, returning in September 2003 after some 35,000 miles of intense competition on the high seas.

Photograph shows (L-R): The Lord Mayor of Liverpool Councillor Gerard Scott, Councillor Frank Doran Liverpool City Council Executive Member for Leisure and Culture & Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Chairman of Clipper Ventures Plc, sign the agreement for Liverpool to be Clipper 2002 host port.
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