​MOB Book Launched and New Personal AIS Revealed

It’s hard to believe that it is just over a year since Andrew went overboard from the Derry~Londonderry~Doire in the North Pacific. Andrew has written a book, called ‘179W‘, about his experience in which he details his fight for survival during the hour and forty minutes he was in the water and pays tribute to… Continue reading ​MOB Book Launched and New Personal AIS Revealed

Crew Diary | Clipper Race – Race 10 Day 17 | derry-go-round (the world)

The news of Andrew’s rescue from the North Pacific ocean has spread far and wide – from the UK to the US and was even reported on Spanish news according to my Mum! It is brilliant to see Andrew doing so well after his ordeal, and he has written a crew blog post today which… Continue reading Crew Diary | Clipper Race – Race 10 Day 17 | derry-go-round (the world)

Derry~Londonderry~Doire Successfully Recovers Man Overboard

If you sail – when was the last time you carried out a man overboard drill? The fantastic job carried out by our Skipper Sean and all the crew on the Derry~Londonderry~Doire in locating and rescuing Andrew (Taylor) can be seen in the video of Andrew’s rescue from the North Pacific. All the man-overboard drills… Continue reading Derry~Londonderry~Doire Successfully Recovers Man Overboard

Sydney Hobart Race Start | derry-go-round (the world)

And they are off! The 12 Clipper 70´s have joined the 2 Clipper 68´s (Including Sir Robin Knox-Johnston onboard CV10, which was the Derry-Londonderry entry in the 11-12 Clipper Race) and the other 80 entries, heading for Hobart. There are two options for tracking the boats this race, the official Sydney Hobart race tracker showing the positions… Continue reading Sydney Hobart Race Start | derry-go-round (the world)