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  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – Highlights
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – 11 August – Fulfilment of a dream
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Class 40 2nd Place Imerys
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 3 Trophy Battle
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 IRC 4 & 2H Winner Night and Day
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Dee Caffari - Turn the Tide on Plastic
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 –10 August – Race against the clock
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 2 Winner Pintia
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 1 Winner Lann Ael 2
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 2 Lisa
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 1 Ino XXX
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Class 40 Winners V&B
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC Z Class Winners Privateer
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – 9 August – At the fourth attempt
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC Zero & VO 65 Night Arrivals
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – 8 August – Concise confirmed as first yacht home
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Team Concise 10 takes line honours
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC Zero & VO65 Start
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 1 Start
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 2 Start
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 3 Start
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 4 Start
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IMOCA 60 & Class 40 Start
  • Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Multihull Start

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Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

George David’s American Maxi Rambler 88 takes Monohull Line Honours in the #RolexMiddleSeaRace. 🏆 . . . 📸 Rolex/Kurt Arrigo ©
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 is about to begin - as the seven teams depart Alicante for the intense 1,450nm battle to Lisbon! . . . 📷: @volvooceanrace #volvooceanrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

The Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race is undoubtedly one of the toughest of all yacht races. . . . First organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) in 1995, the 1,805nm course is reputedly tougher than a transatlantic race as it negotiates headlands with tidal challenges all around the UK, as well as the notorious British weather. The race starts and finishes in the Solent and is on a four-year cycle because of the toughness of the race which is a step up from a typical RORC offshore and even the Rolex Fastnet Race. . . . It attracts the serious RORC racer looking for a special challenge and this race is special; three times longer than a Fastnet, circumnavigating all the islands of the UK, including Muckle Flugga, the most northerly point, which is a momentous place for any sailor as it is further north than Cape Horn is south! . . . 📅 Sunday 12th August 2018 📍 Cowes, Isle of Wight . . . #rorcracing #sevenstarroundbritain
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

30,000 followers! 🎉 . . . Thank you all so much for the support! We hope to bring you more amazing photos from upcoming races. Stay tuned for the RORC Transatlantic Race, and RORC Caribbean 600. . . . Here's one of our first ever posts...Comanche, racing in the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600. Comanche: VPLP/Verdier 100 Super Maxi. ⛵️ . . . 📸 ELWJ © #rorcraing
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

UK set for a scorcher this weekend! ☀️⛵️ . . . Cancel your plans - time to hit the solent! . . . #rorcracing 📸 Hamo Thornycroft ©
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

President of the Caribbean Sailing Association, Kathy Lammers, shares this update with the RORC following hurriance Irma. . . . "We were very nervous waiting to see how the storms unfolded. Antigua was fortunate to receive only tropical storm force winds and very little damage, although many neighbouring islands were not so lucky." . . . "So it's business as usual in Antigua and in many islands in the region, and even those that were badly damaged are working hard so we can all ensure that the Caribbean sailing season will carry on as normal. We look forward to welcoming sailors from all over the world as usual this season." . . . The 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 gets underway on the 19th February 2018. More info: http://caribbean600.rorc.org/ . . . #caribbean600 #rorcracing 📸 ELWJ ©
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

"RORC Caribbean 600 - Business As Usual." . . . The 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 will start as scheduled in Antigua on 19th February 2018. . . . Bolstered by a record entry for the RORC Transatlantic Race, a strong Racing Division for the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, and determined competitors from all over the Caribbean, the 10th edition of the highly acclaimed 600-mile offshore race is set to be a real cracker, with a record entry anticipated. . . . Antigua was one of the few islands in the Leeward Islands chain to escape major damage after the passing of hurricanes Irma to the north and Maria to the south. . . . President of the Caribbean Sailing Association shares her thoughts post #IRMA. Read more via the link in our bio >>> . . . #rorcracing #caribbean600
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

#ThrowbackThursday 🌊 . . . @giosoldini onboard @maserati flying the hull before heading out into the Atlantic. . . . #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

Farewell Nick! We wish you all the best at the Royal Price Alfred Yacht Club, NSW, Australia. . . . Thank you for your hard work and commitment to the club over the past 9 years. . . . #rorcracing
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

The Atlantic Ocean awaits. . . . 25th November 2017. . . . #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

"Marina #Lanzarote Prepares for Transatlantic Race Fleet." . . . Setting off on an epic Atlantic race on Saturday 25 November from Marina Lanzarote, the 4th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race is the lengthiest race in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's offshore calendar. . . . This year the westbound race, hosted by Calero Marinas forms the first leg of the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta (AAR) held in celebration of Hamburg-based Norddeutscher Regatta Verein's (NRV) 150th anniversary in 2018 and the 50th year for the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS). . . . The joint jubilee celebration, in partnership with YCCS, originally had a scheduled finish in their British Virgin Islands base, but this has now proved impossible due to the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria in the region. Read the full article via link in bio >>> . . . #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

“Our America’s Cup? Fair and without multihulls.” . . . As @emiratesteamnz CEO, Grant Dalton describes the change of course for the #AmericasCup. . . . The next America’s Cup will see large and powerful monohulls, a development class. Technologically advanced yachts that demand highly competent sailors. . . . What are your thoughts on the direction of the America’s Cup? . . . #rorcracing 📸 @americascupblog
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

Sundays on the Solent... . . . #rolexfastnetrace 📸 Rolex/KA ©
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

"Registration opens for The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018." . . . The Offshore Worlds will be held from 12 to 20 July 2018 in the first ever combined ORC and @ircrating championship, an innovative solution to unite the world's two largest offshore racing fleets. Be part of this unique fleet and register now for this historic event. . . . In July 2018 the challenging waters of The Hague will be the host for the best 150 offshore racing crews in the world. For over a week a combination of offshore and inshore racing will challenge these boats and their teams to determine who are the best in The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018, which is now open for pre-registration. Find out more about the event via the link in our bio. . . . 📸 Credit: Sander van der Borch #rorcracing #irc
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

#FridayFeeling with 2,865nm ahead of you. . . . 8 weeks...the countdown is on! . . . #rorctransatlantic

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