Derry-Londonderry yacht close to podium finish on first leg of Clipper race

The first leg of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has ended in Madeira, with the Derry-Londonderry vessel in fourth place, after fighting overnight for a podium finish.

The team left Southampton on July 31st, and on Friday, they leave Madeira for Rio de Janerio in Brazil.

Mark Light is skipper of the Derry Londonderry boat, he says it's been a very good first leg...........

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