Offshore

Wild Oats XI take Big Boat Challenge Line Honours

Wild Oats XI reclaims Line Honours crown in Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour – Winning Appliances claim Overall Win

Class40 Eärendil celebrate in Grenada

Catherine Pourre’s Class40 Eärendil finished the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race on Saturday 8 December at 04:10:18 taking Class40 Line Honours

Susie Goodall rescued!

The crew of the Hong Kong registered cargo ship MV Tian Fu has successfully rescued British yachtswoman Susie Goodall from her dismasted yacht 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn

Golden Globe Race – Susie Goodall remains safe and secure

British yachtswoman Susie Goodall remains safe and secure aboard her yacht DHL Starlight after being pitchpoled and dismasted in the Southern Ocean

Golden Globe Race – Susie Goodall dismasted

British yachtswoman Susie Goodall was pitchpoled and dismasted in the Southern Ocean some 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn, Wednesday

My Song takes Monohull Line Honours

Pier Luigi Loro Piana’s Supermaxi My Song finished the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race on Tuesday 4 December 2018 at 17:47:11 UTC, taking Monohull Line Honours

Golden Globe Race – Slats Rounds Cape Horn

Dutchman Mark Slats sent a satellite message that – It is pretty windy but I’m very much in control – as he rounded Cape Horn early Sunday morning

RORC Transatlantic Race – Maserati take multihull line honours

Giovanni Soldini’s Italian Multi 70 Maserati was the first to cross the finish line of the RORC Transatlantic Race in Grenada, taking multihull line honours

Transatlantic Race Day 4 – Into the Trades

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.

Transatlantic Race – Multihulls lead from the start

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

Van den Heede rounds Cape Horn

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

RORC fleet ready for Transatlantic Race

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.