While the multihulls, Maserati and PowerPlay are into the trade winds, recording boat speeds of over 30 knots, Pier Luigi Loro Piana’s Supermaxi My Song was leading the monohull fleet on the water by 100 miles.
Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati Multi 70 and Peter Cunningham’s MOD 70 PowerPlay (image) have been swapping the multihull lead right from the start of the RORC Transatlantic Race
Jean-Luc Van den Heede, the 73-year old French sailor leading the Golden Globe Race in his Rustler 36 yacht Matmut, passed Cape Horn at approx. 19:10hrs UTC Friday 23 November, just 1 mile offshore
The smallest yacht competing in the RORC Transatlantic Race is Trevor Middleton’s British Sun Fast 3600 Black Sheep, nearly 100ft shorter than Pier Luigi Loro Piana’s Baltic 130 My Song.
Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede’s on Matmut is on course to round Cape Horn sometime on Friday
Britain’s Phil Sharp finished third in the highly-competitive Class40 division in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe race.
The French sailor Yoann Richomme completed a dominant start-to-finish performance to win the Class40 division in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.
The 2018 Royal Ocean Racing Club Annual Dinner and Prize Giving was held at the Royal Horseguards Hotel, with over 200 guests attending
French sailor Paul Meilhat won the IMOCA monohull division of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe transatlantic race
Alex Thomson finishes Route du Rhum after recovering from grounding on rocks during the final miles of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe and while leading the IMOCA class