RORC Transatlantic Race: Feisty start predicted
Arrecife (Lanzarote), 23rd November 2017
Gerald Bibot will be competing in the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race with his Belgian 42ft Catamaran Zed 6. Gerald is the founder of Great Circle which produces weather routing programme Squid. In 2015 Gerald was the winner of the MOCRA Class, completi...
Record RORC fleet ready in Marina Lanzarote
Arrecife (Lanzarote), 21st November 2017
The start of 4th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race - the first leg of the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta - is just a few days away (November 25) and crews from the record fleet are making their last preparations prior to the 3,000 mile race. ...
Maxis in the RORC Transatlantic Race and Atlantic Anniversary Regatta. Maxi class news
15th November 2017
The next event in the International Maxi Association calendar is the RORC Transatlantic Race, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the IMA. This starts from Marina Lanzarote in the Canary Islands on 25 November, heading for Ca...
Bogatyr wins 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race
Valletta, Malta, 25 October 2017
Igor Rytov’s Russian-crewed JPK 1080 Bogatyr has been declared the overall winner of the 38th Rolex Middle Sea Race. While a number of yachts are still racing, none has the possibility of beating Bogatyr's corrected time. Bogatyr is believe...
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2017: Rambler 88 takes Line Honours
Valletta, Malta, 24 October 2017
George David’s American Maxi Rambler 88 has taken Line Honours in the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race, crossing the finish line at the Royal Malta Yacht Club at 21:48:09 CEST on Monday 23rd October, in an elapsed time of 2 days, 9 hours 48 minutes 9...
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2017, Day 3: Leaders in their element
Valletta, Malta, 23 October 2017
As expected, near gale force winds arrived in the early hours of this morning (Monday) rapidly changing the character of the 38th Rolex Middle Sea Race. To the north of Sicily, yachts are experiencing sustained wind speeds of 30 knots with a signific...