Offshore

Landsail Tyres J-Cup – Final day wrap-up

Final day of the 2020 Landsail Tyres J-Cup sailed in the Solent for IRC 1 and 2 and the J/111, J/109 and J/70 classes

Landsail Tyres J-Cup – Champagne conditions on Day 2 in the Solent

Three races were held in The Solent for the Landsail Tyres J-Cup where fair weather and fresh breeze provided champagne conditions for the J Boat family

Landsail Tyres J-Cup – Day 1 on an already agitated Solent

The RORC Race Team, led by PRO Stuart Childerley, completed one race for all classes before the tide changed, stirring up an already agitated Solent

Xavier Macaire wins Stage 1 of La Solitaire du Figaro

Xavier Macaire (Groupe SNEF) won the 642 nautical miles first stage of the 51st La Solitaire du Figaro

La Solitaire du Figaro after The Rock the rich get richer

Leaders of La Solitaire du Figaro rounded the Fastnet Rock at 18:30 hrs Tuesday

La Solitaire du Figaro approach The Rock

As the La Solitaire du Figaro approach the Fastnet Rock, the 15 strong leading pack is covered by just 10 nautical miles

La Solitaire du Figaro starts in perfect conditions

The first stage of La Solitaire du Figaro on Bay of Saint Brieuc on France’s north westerly Channel coast enjoyed a spirited send off in perfect 15-18 knot northerly winds

Rolex Maxi and Rolex Swan Cup cancelled

Both the Rolex Maxi and Rolex Swan Cup races have been cancelled

Bomby and Robertson’s Fastrak XII scorches to victory in RORC Race 3

The stand-out performance in Race 3 of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Summer Series was Sun Fast 3300 Fastrak XII, raced Two-Handed by Henry Bomby and Shirley Robertson

Lonely Rock Race shortens course to avoid Storm Ellen

The Lonely Rock Race opening event had to shorten course to avoid Storm Ellen.

RORC Summer Series – Last yacht standing

The RORC Summer Series continued on Saturday 15 August with the second race of the four-race mini-series

Finish of the Les Sables – Les Açores

On Friday 14 August Tanguy Bouroullec crossed the finish line of the second stage of Les Sables – Les Açores en Baie de Morlaix