Clipper Race Stopover: Rio de Janeiro

marina da gloria rio de janeiro

Where the teams spread out their sails for repair at Marina da Gloria

When 250 or so booze-starved sailors turn up in Rio de Janeiro after four weeks at sea, things get a little messy. To start with, those of us lucky enough to arrive first discover there is a well-stocked bar and restaurant within spitting distance of the docks in Marina da Gloria, and they offer to stay open until the last…