Novices in high seas adventure


Sun, Sep 13th, 2009 09:13 by capnasty NEWS

Waves as high as hills, sea sickness, hot sun, snow and ice, a 68ft ocean - racing yacht crammed with an amateur crew - the 35,000-mile Clipper Round the World yacht race is not about luxury travel. But perhaps that's part of its appeal and why about 450 complete novices are taking part in this adventure of a lifetime.



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