​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

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)

Arrival in Rio | derry-go-round (the world)

The Derry-go-round arrived in Rio late last night, 5th across the finish line but likely to be a final result of 6th place after redress is given to Henri Lloyd for the time taken to complete their water transfer all the way back in the Doldrums. Congratulations! News | Arrival in Rio | derry-go-round (the… Continue reading Arrival in Rio | derry-go-round (the world)

Crew Diary | My CV30. “Are you mad?” | derry-go-round (the world)

Over on the Derry~Londonderry~Doire crew supports site, Jon Shelley-Smith talks about why he is taking part in the Clipper Race. I had the pleasure of doing my Level 2 training with Jon, and will meet up with him and the rest of the crew in Cape Town at the end of this month. One of… Continue reading Crew Diary | My CV30. “Are you mad?” | derry-go-round (the world)