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Maiden & Her New All Female Crew Set Sail on Their New Three-year World Tour

15th January 2022
Skippered Marie-Claude Kieffer Heys departs on round the world journey Credit: piatorelli

Maiden’s eagerly awaited departure on the 2021-2024 World Tour took place today when the iconic yacht left the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club on her 90,000nm journey, skippered by the 'legendary' Marie-Claude Kieffer Heys.

Together with sponsors DP World, Maiden and her new crew will build on the successes of the previous World Tour, raising awareness and funds for girls’ education. Engaging with schools, charities, outreach programmes and organisations that are committed to the education of girls through empowering and inspiring girls around the world and changing the narrative around what a girl can achieve.

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