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
Franco Niggeler’s Swiss Cookson 50 Kuka3, skippered by Roberto Chuny Bermúdez de Castro is the overall winner of the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race
Catherine Pourre’s Class40 Eärendil finished the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race on Saturday 8 December at 04:10:18 taking Class40 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
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
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
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.