City yacht in sprint glory

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Sailors on the Capital’s entry in the Clipper Round the World yacht race have celebrated with a “wee dance” after winning a challenge during the race.

The crew of Edinburgh Inspiring Capital recorded the fastest time over the sprint course in the Southern Ocean, south-east of Tasmania.

Skipper Gordon Reid said: “We are totally stoked that all of our hard work paid dividends and we had a wee dance on the deck in the moonlight to celebrate.”

They also received a message of congratulations from namesake HMS Edinburgh.