Start of Clipper Round The World Yacht Race

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Sailors prepare their boats to depart from St Katharine Docks for the... News PhotoAquatic Sport,Bestof,Circumnavigation,England,Horizontal,Leaving,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,London - England,Nautical Vessel,Preparation,Sailor,Sport,Topics,Topix,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Sailors prepare their boats to depart from St Katharine Docks for the start of the 'Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race' on September 1, 2013 in London, England. The race is set to be the largest in the event's history with 12 yachts manned by 670 crew from over 40 different nations. The 40,000 mile, 8 leg course is set to visit six continents and take approximately eleven months to complete. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)