Fanfare after a year at sea

Sailing home to Southampton Credit: Clipper

After a year at sea, more than 500 amateur sailors have returned to Southampton, completing the Round the World clipper race.

Gold Coast Australia crossed the finish line off the Isle of Wight first, beating teams from across the world.

Family and friends have gathered for a day of celebrations has welcomed the teams back onto dry land after the gruelling 400, 000 mile race.

The first non-stop solo circumnavigator Sir Robin Knox-Johnston led the yachts into Southampton.