Female skipper becomes first to win Clipper Round The World yacht race
The 2018 Clipper Round the World Yacht race finished with the World’s first woman to win the race! Wendy Tuck from Sydney, Australia sailed straight into the history books by becoming the first female skipper to win the race.
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race was first to run in 1996 and is a sailing race around the world in 8 legs covering over 35,000 miles of exhilarating ocean racing. The race is a truly global sporting event with a TV and newspaper audience in excess of 200 million. It takes approximately 11 months to complete the race. We were involved in the development of Clippers website and branding dating all the way back to 2007. We developed the innovative “Rave Viewer” which tracks the yacht positions with satellite tracking and Google Maps integration.
Screenshot from the first Race Viewer back in 2007.
Enabling anyone to track the race from anywhere, anytime and on any device, the Race Viewer is the most frequented area of the race’s official website. The Race Viewer keeps friends, family, crew while on land, and avid sailing fans, up to date on the fleet’s progress throughout the eleven-month long adventure thanks to real-time updates on each of the twelve yacht’s positions at least every hour.
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