Belgian Clipper Race skipper claims podium in penultimate race of circumnavigation


Gaëtan Thomas, 30, from Brussels, the first Belgian Skipper in the 22 year history of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has claimed third place after a fast and furious 12 day race across the North Atlantic from New York, USA, to Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland in the twelfth of thirteen races that forms the circuit.