Race Day Two of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was once again blessed with vibrant sailing conditions
David and Peter Askew (USA) racing their Volvo 70 Wizard have taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600
Maserati Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 taking Multihull Line honours and setting a new record
Tuesday afternoon (UK time) Maserati Multi 70 reported they had suffered quite significant damage: the torsional cable zip socket of the solent had broken.
The 76 strong fleet from 20 different countries started the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 in spectacular conditions off the south coast of Antigua – Star veideo here
Franco Niggeler’s Swiss Cookson 50 Kuka3, skippered by Roberto Chuny Bermúdez de Castro is the overall winner of the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race
Doug Struth and Geoff Carveth’s DSP is the 2018 J/70 UK Grand Slam Champion scoring the best result in both the Corinthian and Open Divisions for the season
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.
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.