RORC Caribbean 600: Bigger than Ben Hur
Antigua, West Indies, Sunday 18 February
The 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, organised by The Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with Antigua Yacht Club, is likely to be the fastest and possibly toughest race in the ten year history of the Caribbean 600-mile classic. ...
2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart: LDV Comanche awarded Line Honours
Sydney, 28 December 2017
LDV Comanche has been awarded Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race line honours after its protest against Wild Oats XI was heard by the international jury late this afternoon.
International Jury Chairman, John Rountree said: “Wild Oats XI on port ...
2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart is underway
Sydney, 26 December 2017
Grey skies could not diminish Sydney’s enthusiasm for the start of its seminal ocean race. Crowds flocked to the foreshore and the Heads, while an assortment of vessels filled the harbour as the 102-boat Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet set off on the...
RORC Transatlantic Race: Fantastic win for Teasing Machine
Grenada, 13 December 2017
Eric de Turckheim's French Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine is the overall winner of the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race. Whilst many of the record 23 yacht fleet are still racing, none of them can better Teasing Machine's corrected time u...
RORC Transatlantic Race: Teasing Machine sets the Pace
Grenada, 9 December 2017
Eric de Turckheim's French Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine finished the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race on Friday 8 December in an elapsed time of 13 days 19 hrs 29 mins 08 secs. The French team lead the race overall after IRC time correction. Can...
RORC Transatlantic Race: Aragon finish in style
Grenada, 8 December 2017
The second boat to finish the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race was Jochen Bovenkamp's Marten 72 Aragon, crossing the finish line in Grenada at 07 hrs 49 mins 37 secs UTC on Friday 8 December. Completing the race in an elapsed time of 12 days 19 hrs 4...