Eric Holden talks on Winning the Clipper Round the World Race

November 12, 2014

UBC Atmospheric Science program alumnus, Mr. Eric Holden, won the Clipper Round the World Race as skipper of the yacht Henri Lloyd. After graduating with his ATSC BSc degree, he formed his own company Holden Meteorological Services, to provide forecasts tailored to yacht racing. This included being official meteorologist for the Canadian Sailing Team during the 2012 Olympics.He served as crew on many previous races, and last year was selected as skipper for the Clipper Round the World Race.The 64,300 km route included 16 races that brought the ships around the world (see route map). Eric will be giving a public talk: Thursday 13 Nov at 14:00 in room 5104 ESB CBC news item