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Jonathan Levy has held a series of roles at Clipper Ventures, which organises the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Here he offers his insights into what makes an ideal host city for an event organiser.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Boats, lead by the 'GREAT Britain' yacht, depart from St Katharine Docks for the start of the 'Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race' on September 1, 2013 in London, England. The race is set to be the largest in the event's history with 12 yachts manned by 670 crew from over 40 different nations. The 40,000 mile, 8 leg course is set to visit six continents and take approximately eleven months to complete. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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