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09-10 Clipper yachts sail off to California

With the arrival of the yacht of Team Finland at the Olympics Sailing Center of Qingdao , all the nine yachts in the Clipper Round of the World Yacht Race are in the city for a 10-day stopover.

The main highlight of the Qingdao stopover is that 76 foreign sailors will enjoy Chinese Lantern Festival on February 28 at Qingdao citizens' home.

On March 2, all nine yachts will leave for California. Then they will head for Panama, Jamaica and finally return to Hull Humber in Britain in this July.

The Clipper Round of the World Yacht Race, held every two years, is the largest amateur yacht race in the world.

By China Daily Shandong Bureau

Editor: Li Jing

09-10 Clipper yachts sail off to California
2009-2010 Clipper Round the World--Qingdao
Changdao Island