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The first six (of ten) boats participating in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race have arrived at New York City’s North Cove Marina. I went down after work this evening to try to find the skipper of my boat in the 05-06 race (now the race director) and another former crewmate (now the race manager), but I had no luck. I did get to see the boats, talk with a couple of current racers, and take some pictures.

The boats will take part in the annual blessing of the fleet on Friday evening and will leave for the next stopover port, on Cape Breton Island, at 10:00 a.m Sunday.

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Please visit my friend Adam’s blog, Messing About in Sailboats, where he will be serializing a guest post from me about my experience in the Clipper 05-06 Round the World Yacht Race.

Here I am at the re-start of the race in Qingdao four years ago:

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