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image for Sporting Event item typeClipper Ventures Round the World Yacht Race at Southend Pier

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Sporting Event, Mon 31 Aug 2015

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Southend Pier

Southend Pier

Contact

www.clipperroundtheworld.com/race

Address

Western Esplanade,
Southend-on-Sea,
Essex,
SS1 1EE

Details

Southend Pier will be the start line for the 2015-2016 Clipper Ventures Round the World Yacht Race. Commencing at 12:30pm Monday 31st August.

This will be the start of over 40,000 nautical mile race around the world, visiting 16 cities across 6 continents. Yachts depart from St Katherine’s dock to the start line at Southend Pier. The first leg of the race is Southend Pier to Rio De Janiero, over 5200 miles and 30 days at sea.
Southend Pier will be offering every visitor a free tea or coffee in the Pier café with the purchase of a train return or walk & ride ticket on the day of the race. Simply show your receipt in the Pier cafe where it will be stamped for your choice of tea or coffee.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 31 Aug 2015 12:30

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 885850  Lat: 51.53268 Long: 0.71700

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Southend Central station