The Yachts

GREAT Britain

Andy Burns is skipper of GREAT Britain, which as Derry~Londonderry~Doire in 2013, was the best placed of the Clipper fleet, placing 54th overall and seventh in Division 1.Unicef in the 2015 Hobart, it was 53rd overall, 17th in Division 2 and ninth in Clipper division. Among Burns’ crew is Hannah Macleod, who won Gold for Great Britain in the Women’s Hockey at the Rio Olympics. Macleod had not sailed before joining the Clipper Race, but wanted a new challenge after retiring from hockey. The GREAT Britain team has raced a very tactical race so far in the Clipper race, and crossed the line in third place in the opening race to Uruguay.

 

Competitor Details

Name GREAT Britain
Sail Number GBR730X
Owner Clipper Ventures
Skipper Andrew Burns
Sailing Master Jeremy Hilton
Crew T Hicks, P OSullivan, N Comstedt, K Patel, I Maclugash, C Stafford, P Gunn, N Davies, J Leyland, A Mitchell, R Gibson, N Thurlow, L Birgelen, J Milne, H Macleod, J Potgieter, L John, P Stevens
State Great Britain
Club RORC
Type Clipper 70
LOA 21.33