Gold Coast Australia Wins Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Gold Coast Australia wins the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 11-12 with Singapore finishing 2nd.

At 08:20 BST this morning a cannon saluted Gold Coast Australia as she crossed the finishing line in the Solent.

Gold Coast Australia Yacht

Gold Coast Australia Crossing the Line – Photo

She was followed 15 minutes later by Singapore.

Singapore Yacht

Singapore finishing 2nd – Photo

Loud cheering could be heard from both crews as the yachts completed the epic race which began on the 31st July 2011.

 Since then the fleet have circumnavigated the globe covering 40,000 miles!

Today the crew will be joined by thousands of people for a party at Ocean Village, Southampton that will include live music, a parade down Southampton Water and and an air display by the Yaks.

You can see the moment that Gold Coast Australia crossed the line here on

Clipper race finish

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