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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.

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has entered into a multi-million pound partnership with Zhuhai, through which the Chinese city will become a host port and team partner of the sailing event

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has announced it will return to Whitsundays for its 2017-18 edition, with Queensland’s Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Kate Jones, stating that the event will provide an opportunity to prove the Australian region is “open for business” following the devastation caused by Cyclone Debbie earlier this year.

The Chinese city of Qingdao has signed an agreement to continue as a host port and team partner of the biennial Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

Seattle has been named as a new US host port for the 2015-16 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.