Hampshire sailors celebrate first Clipper race win

Switzerland crew members Lindsey Noble, Charlie Pickering and Heather Reid.

Switzerland crew members Lindsey Noble, Charlie Pickering and Heather Reid.

First published in News

THEY’VE done it. Two Hampshire sailors are celebrating their first win in the world famous Clipper Round the World Yacht race.

Former Southampton City College principal Lindsey Noble, 60, from Winchester, and Charlie Pickering, 58, from Southampton, are part of team Switzerland, which crossed the winning line in Brisbane, Australia, yesterday evening after a five-day race from Tasmania.

Derry~Londonderry~Doire has secured second place, while OneDLL, whose crew includes Dave Richards, 62, from Southampton, and Anthony Edwards, 59, of Romsey, came close behind to claim the third podium position.

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