Seattle Returns as Host Port and Team Partner for Clipper Round the World 2017-18

April 04, 2017 @ 7:13 PM

Seattle's maritime history and adventurous spirit goes hand in hand with the Clipper Race and city will once again feature as a Team Partner and Host Port during the Mighty Pacific and All-American legs of the 2017-18 race.

A city on the leading edge of innovation, Seattle is home to some of the world's biggest corporations and has global reach as a place to do business, live and visit. Representing the city in the 2017-18 edition, Visit Seattle will engage with international Clipper Race partners and provide opportunities to increase international trade links with the US.

​The city aims to build a legacy following the relationships made through direct engagement with companies, cities and countries on the Clipper Race route.

"Participating as a partner of the Clipper Race is about much more than logos on a yacht," said Ralph Morton, Executive Director of the Seattle Sports Commission. Read the full story.