In Pictures: Derry-Londonderry Clipper returns home

27 June 2014 Last updated at 13:07

School Reporters from St Mary's Limavady report from the Clipper Round the World Race.
The Derry-Londonderry-Doire Clipper
The Derry-Londonderry-Doire Clipper, winner of its home leg in the Clipper Round the World Race, returned home after a year at sea and School Reporters were there for its homecoming.
Cody and Aaron from St Mary's High School prepare for their report
Cody and Aaron from St Mary's High School in Limavady were ready to conduct a series of interviews for a radio report. They choose to reflect on how the Clipper benefits young people.
Cody interviews skipper Sean McCarter
School Reporter Cody interviewed Sean McCarter, skipper of the Derry-Londerry-Doire clipper about his experience at sea. He has been interested in yacht races since he was 10 years old.
Cody and Aaron interview Sean McCarter
Space was tight as our School Reporters navigated the deck of the clipper but this gave them good experience of broadcasting in tricky environments.
Sean McCarter and School Reporters Aaron and Cody
Aaron and Cody grabbed a quick photo with Sean before he dashed off to see his family after the challenging 2,800-mile leg from New York to Derry.
The Derry-Londonderry-Doire Clipper docked on the River Foyle
The Derry-Londonderry-Doire Clipper docked on the River Foyle. Thousands of spectators headed to the marina in Derry-Londonderry to celebrate its victory.
Cody and Aaron grill Derry City Council Chief Executive Sharon O'Connor
Cody and Aaron grilled Derry City Council Chief Executive Sharon O'Connor about the impact the race and festival have had on the city.
School Reporters Aaron and Cody with Derry City Council Chief Executive Sharon O'Connor
The city also hosted a maritime festival named LegenDerry to coincide with the arrival of the clipper.
Lebalang Molobele from Soweto interviewed by School Reporters
Also on the pontoon was Lebalang Molobele, from Soweto, who won a bursary to join the Invest Africa clipper.
Aaron interviewing Lebalang Molobele
Lebalang told Aaron about the skills she hopes to bring back to her community.
Lebalang shows School Reporters around the Invest Africa clipper
Lebalang also took time to show our School Reporters around the Invest Africa clipper. They decided the cramped conditions were not for them!
The Invest Africa clipper
The Invest Africa clipper finished the Derry-Londonderry leg in 11th place, just behind Qingdao.
Aaron interviews Niall Boyle who sailed on the Derry-Londonderry Clipper in 2011
Aaron then bumped into Niall Boyle, who shared his experiences of sailing on the Derry-Londonderry Clipper back in 2011.
Niall Boyle with School Reporters Cody and Aaron from St Mary's High School Limavady
When Niall took part in the race in 2011 he won a bursary by the council and chosen to act as an ambassador for Derry-Londonderry during the race.