Follow their progress as they go Round Britain this season.
The race will be won or lost on boat speed.
The Clippers are nicely sheltered but are more than ready to get up to Shanghai.
The first four boats have now rounded Muroto Saki, the headland which rises to 844ft and is fringed with rocks.
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