The Premier Provider of Sailing Hospitality, Fleet Racing & Team Development Events
Clipper Events offers a unique platform for you and your guests to experience the thrill of big boat racing. We pride ourselves on being the leading provider of team building, corporate hospitality, learning and development programmes and industry regattas.
Our objective is to work with you to design bespoke events that are exhilarating, fun and, most importantly, meet your business objectives.
Our commitment to excellence attracts the world’s captains of industry, as well as government leaders from cities and countries around the globe.
All Clipper Events charters are conducted on our matched fleet of specially designed round the world race yachts. Ideal for management training and team building events, the yachts provide an excellent environment in which to get closer to your customers.Book Now
As well as offering the opportunity to take part in some of the biggest sailing events in the world, Clipper Events also offers the chance to charter any of the ocean racing fleet.
The winning boat is always crewed by the team that works effectively together. Clipper Events provides a unique platform to create and develop a team, which works closer and successfully together towards a common goal.
Clipper Events offers corporate hospitality at some of the most established and famous sailing events. Creative and professional, we will work with you to create an event that fits your business needs, allowing you to get closer to your clients.
Clipper Events compete in world-renowned races, lining up against some of the leading names in sailing on board our 68 or 70-foot yachts. You do not require any previous sailing experience to join an iconic race; we only ask for enthusiasm and a desire to get involved.
The Industry Regatta series brings together various business leaders the same time, the series provides a natural business-to-business, team building and corporate hospitality environment.
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From The Race Calendar
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2015
16-8 January 2016
Since its inception in 1945, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has become one of the world’s biggest events in the sailing calendar.The 628-mile sprint…
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week
8-15 August 2015
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK’s longest running events.…
Rolex Fastnet Race
15-24 August 2015
The biennial Rolex Fastnet Race is the highlight of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) race calendar. As notorious for the unpredictable tidal and weather…
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week
15-22 August 2015
Since its inception in 1983, the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week has become one of Australia’s favourite yachting events and has an exciting on-water and…
Teams prepare for Rolex Fastnet Race 2015
30 July 2015
There are only 18 daysto go until the competitors of the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race gather at the start line to race in the popular 608 nautical mile offshore classic.When entry opened earlier this yearthe 300 available places for the…
Front row experience for America's Cup World Series Portsmouth
17 July 2015
Excitement is building ahead of the America’s Cup World Series starting in Portsmouth next week. The event will mark the first time the UK has hosted the event since it originated here in 1851.From Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 July,…
CLIPPER EVENTS TAKE JP MORGAN ROUND THE ISLAND
27 June 2015
Today Clipper Events is hosting 144 guests for Round the Island (RTI) title sponsor JP Morgan Asset Management aboard its full twelve-strong Clipper 70 fleet, the biggest matched fleet of large ocean racers in the world, in the classic mass-participation…
DERRY~LONDONDERRY~DOIRE TAKE CUP IN CLIPPER CLASS ROUND THE ISLAND
27 June 2015
It’s been a day of high drama as 15 Clipper Race yachts battled it out in the 84th JP Morgan Round the Island Race, with one of the twelve Clipper 70s, Derry~Londonderry~Doire (CV29), clinching victory with an elapsed time of…
Clipper Events offers front row experience for America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth
14 May 2015
Clipper Events is offering a front row on-the-water experience for the America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth this July, as the event’s Official Charter Package Supplier. Clipper Events founder and legendary yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said: “The America’s Cup…
Managing Director, Australia
Kirsty established our Australian operation in October 2013 offering bespoke corporate sailing events and big boat racing experiences, as well as Clipper Race crew training.
She joined Clipper Ventures Australia as Managing Director following a career in banking and finance and having circumnavigated the world in the 2009-2010 Clipper Race on the winning boat Spirit of Australia.
In her spare time, Kirsty can be found racing in Sydney Harbour and off the NSW coast.
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Sales Manager, UK
Mark joined the Clipper Events Team from NH Hotels in June 2013, to develop relationships in the market and spends his time meeting new and existing clients – highlighting the experience and thrill of big boat racing.
Mark has 18 year’s experience within the events industry, both on the agency and corporate side, hosting events here in the UK and throughout the World, for a wide cross section of different clients. In his spare time he can be found running up and down football pitches in the South East of England as a qualified football referee.
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Events Manager, UK
Emma joined the Events Team from Australia where she had been living and working for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) in the Sailing Office for the past four years, and assisting with the organising of two Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Races under her belt.
In her first four weeks of working at Clipper Events, Emma hit the ground running to coordinate 24 teams in three separate events. Emma has also worked as a dive instructor and is a keen sailor. Emma joined Clipper Events in May 2013.
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The whole event was a spectacular success for us as a business and for our personal enjoyment, rounded off with an enjoyable evening.
We were all amazed at the extent to which the exhilaration of racing and the level of teamwork required had bonded us. Even more impressive was the fact that, after mere hours of instruction, a group of people with very…
Taking a whole yacht in this year’s event made for an excellent team building exercise for all. Net Evidence believes that the quality of the relationships formed and reinforced more than justified the costs. In comparison to holding a trade…
Any team requiring motivation or having difficulties bonding would benefit from a day like today, as everyone needs to know when to assert themselves or when to simply stand back and let others take the helm.
An excellent weekend of sailing was provided by Clipper Events for us and our guests. The yachts performed very well in challenging conditions, under the expert guidance of the skipper and crew. A top weekend was had by all, which…
The Clipper Race team were very helpful and informative. The overall feedback from all those that participated on the day was very positive and all enquired about next year! Finally the Nautica watches were very well received by the winning…
The calibre of staff both on and off the water is very high. The skipper and mates are always enthusiastic and professional. A level of professionalism that is hard to find elsewhere in the sailing industry. With the size of…
In twenty years of sailing, the experience I had yesterday was up there in the top ten of fantastic sailing days that I can possibly remember.
I will definitely be booking a Clipper Events race day for my key clients. You can’t beat that joint commitment of mucking in with the most physically demanding tasks. I also loved being the one told what to do for…
An amazing weekend of sailing. Great skipper and crew. I will be recommending this to all at BNP. A great way to bring our team from across Europe together. Very memorable, very exciting.