RORC Caribbean 600 Wrap

The 11th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 attracted 76 teams from 21 countries and crews from six continents – Video here

Overall 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy goes to Wizard

David and Peter Askew’s American Volvo 70 Wizard has won the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy, scoring the best corrected time under IRC.

Wizard take Monohull Line Honours in RORC Caribbean 600

David and Peter Askew (USA) racing their Volvo 70 Wizard have taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600

GGR – Uku Randmaa handed 72 hour penalty

Golden Globe Race – Third placed Estonian skipper Uku Randmaa has received a 72 hour penalty for weather routing violation

Maserati Multi 70 sets new race record time

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

RORC Caribbean 600 – Maserati Multi 70 suffers damage

Tuesday afternoon (UK time) Maserati Multi 70 reported they had suffered quite significant damage: the torsional cable zip socket of the solent had broken.

RORC Caribbean 600 kicked off in spectacular conditions

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

Going forward – Whitbread, Volvo and now officially The Ocean Race

Volvo has now formally transferred ownership of the Volvo Race to Atlant Ocean Racing Spain, led by Richard Brisius and Johan Salén

RORC Caribbean 600 start delayed for MOD 70s

Giovanni Soldini and Maserati Multi 70’s Team agree to Team Argo’s request to postpone the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 – Video here

MOD 70 Argo’s participation in RORC Caribbean 600 uncertain

MOD 70 Argo’s participation in the RORC Caribbean 600 is uncertain following the recovery from their capsize on Friday

Meanwhile – In the Golden Globe Race

The Golden Globe round the world race continues for the three remaining competitors, as they head for the finish at a steady 4 to 6 knots, with 2,500 nm still to go

RORC goes with the trend at April’s Easter Challenge

While mixed two handed offshore racing is set to be a new Olympic discipline for Paris 2024, the RORC continues to see a surge in doublehanded participation in its events