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RORC Transatlantic Race

Open 60 Rosalba at the start from Lanzarote - photo © James Mitchell / RORC

On the twelfth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race a thrilling finish is shaping up for Caro and Tala in IRC Zero, with the potential for both teams to take the overall lead under IRC for the RORC Transatlantic Race ...

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Maritime Piracy Incidents

Oil tanker Mercer Street is seen off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, August 4, 2021. (Maxar Technologies)

Caution urged despite lowest reported maritime piracy incidents since 1994 2021 Annual IMB Piracy Report summary sheet © ICC International Maritime Bureau London and Kuala Lumpur, 13 January 2022 – Maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks reached the lowest recorded ...

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Hobart Combined Clubs Harbour Series Races

2022 Combined Clubs Harbour Series - photo © Jane Austin

While the world’s cricket fans were focused on the Ashes at Blundstone arena, Midnight Rambler (Ed Psaltis) and Intrigue (David Calvert) were locked in their own fierce battle in Group 1 of the Combined Clubs Harbour Sailing Series on Saturday. ...

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Key West Southernmost Regatta 2022

Key West Southernmost Regatta ©Hannah Lee Noll

A strong contingent of J/111s, Melges 24s, J/70s, and ORC boats are waiting at the docks in Key West. It’s the eve of the Southernmost Regatta. The boats are tuned. The race committee is ready. The Mount Gay is stocked. ...

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Comanche sets a new RORC Transatlantic Race record

Comanche take Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Transatlantic Race ©James Mitchell / RORC

Comanche sets a new RORC Transatlantic Race record and win the IMA Trophy The 30.48m (100ft) VPLP Design/Verdier Maxi Comanche, skippered by Mitch Booth, has taken Monohull Line Honours in the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race, winning the magnificent IMA Trophy. ...

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The Ocean Race

The Ocean©Ulysse Nardin

Leg one of The Ocean Race 2022-23 will start on January 15, 2023, from Alicante, Spain. For the fifth consecutive edition, the start of The Ocean Race will be from Alicante, Spain. Leg one is scheduled to start from Alicante, ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

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On the morning of the seventh day of the RORC Transatlantic Race news in from PowerPlay and Argo confirms they are in sight of each other, 500 miles from the finish. At dawn in Grenada on Saturday 15th January, a ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

PowerPlay continues to lead the RORC Transatlantic Race on the water, over 50 miles ahead of Jason Carroll's MOD70 Argo (USA) and Giovanni Soldini's Multi70 Maserati - photo © James Mitchell / RORC

Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay (CAY) is over halfway and just two hours outside multihull race record pace. The 100ft Maxi Comanche (CAY), skippered by Mitch Booth, is 1,900 miles from Grenada and well inside monohull race record pace. The majority ...

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GLOBAL SOLO CHALLENGE 2023-2024

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Around the world Single-handed Non-stop By the three great capes With a unique format Budget friendly Environmentally conscious Starts in A Coruña September 2023 The Global Solo Challenge is a single-handed without assistance around the world sailing event with a ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

A spectacular sight at the start of the 8th RORC Transatlantic Race - the 100ft canting keel Maxi Comanche, skippered by Mitch Booth ©James Mitchell

By sunset on the second day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, the majority of the record fleet had raced into the wide expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, leaving the Canary Islands in their wake. This would normally result in blasting ...

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