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Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

🙌🏼 Post No.600 for @rorcracing with this epic #Repost from @ircrating 💦💨 . . . Tomorrow the 50th edition of the @rolexmiddlesearace will see 130 yachts take to the start for this epic offshore classic. . . . @kurtarrigo captured this iconic moment in the 2009 edition of the race. . . . 29 countries are represented by the participating yachts and many more nations among the polyglot crews. The Rolex Middle Sea Race Trophy will be decided under the IRC Rating rule. Tomorrow, racing gets underway from the iconic Grand Harbour Valletta with the first start at 11:00 CET. . . . #rorcracing #rolexmiddlesearace
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

#Repost @ircrating via @kurtarrigo - 🌄🌊 RAN mini maxi 72 rounding Stromboli in the 2014 #RolexMiddleSeaRace. - Incredible photography by Kurt Arrigo! Just under 2 weeks until the 50th edition gets underway! - #IRCrating 📸 @kurtarrigo
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

#Repost @juankoffice 🚀 - Rambler 88 hitting 37 knots of boat speed! SOUND ON! - #lesvoilesdesainttropez @voilesdesttrop
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

Goodnight World 🌅 - 📸 @sandervanderborch.photography
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

On Saturday 24th November, the 5th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race starts from Lanzarote. . PowerPlay, formally Concise 10, will be skippered by Briton Ned Collier Wakefield who has joined the PowerPlay Racing team along with the nucleus of the previous crew. "PowerPlay will be starting with a turnkey optimised boat and a highly motivated fully trained race crew," commented Collier Wakefield, who skippered Concise 10 in the 2015 RORC Transatlantic Race, completing the race in just over 6 days. . This 3,000 mile match will take the boats to Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina in Grenada and both teams are very capable of breaking the multihull race record, set by Lloyd Thornburg's Phaedo3 in 2015 (5 days 22 hrs 46 mins 03 secs). . #rorcracing #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

Throwback to the RORC Cherbourg Race. Billy Parr captured this epic shot of the fleet as they crossed the channel to France! 🌅🇫🇷 . I might just have been the last of the summer sunshine and warmth here in the UK! Now to look forward to the RORC Transatlantic Race! . #rorcracing . . . #racing #yachting #blue #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yachtinglifestyle #yachts #instagood #instagram #harbour #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #travel #sailaway #sun #windy #water #travelphotography #bosphorus #sail
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

Two MOD70s have entered the RORC Transatlantic Race for a thrilling high-speed multihull match race from Lanzarote to Grenada. 🇬🇩🚀🌴 . Giovanni Soldini's much modified Maserati (now called a Multi 70) and Peter Cunningham's PowerPlay (formerly Concise 10) have both confirmed that they will be on the starting line for the 5th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race, starting from Marina Lanzarote on November 24, 2018. . This 3,000 mile match will take the boats to Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina in Grenada and both teams are very capable of breaking the multihull race record, set by Lloyd Thornburg's Phaedo3 in 2015 (5 days 22 hrs 46 mins 03 secs). Over the last two years Soldini has continually modified Maserati from its MOD70 set up to a foiling offshore record breaker. Maserati's latest achievement was to set a new world record from Hong Kong to London. Maserati completed the 13,000 mile route via The Cape of Good Hope in just over 36 days. . PowerPlay will be skippered by Briton Ned Collier Wakefield who has joined the PowerPlay Racing team along with the nucleus of the previous crew. "PowerPlay will be starting with a turnkey optimised boat and a highly motivated fully trained race crew," commented Collier Wakefield, who skippered Concise 10 in the 2015 RORC Transatlantic Race, completing the race in just over 6 days. . Maserati and PowerPlay have also confirmed that they will be racing in the 11th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, as will many of the teams racing across the Atlantic with the Royal Ocean Racing Club. A highly competitive and varied fleet of yachts is expected for the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race and the overall winner under IRC will be awarded the RORC Transatlantic Trophy. . #rorcracing #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

It’s the end of the summer season here in the UK, so here’s an @imoca60 sending it! 🚀🌊 . 🎬 @charalsailingteam
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

📸 #Repost @ircrating . A record breaking fleet for the Rolex Middle Sea Race! . 131 yachts are currently entered for the fiftieth edition of this offshore classic. The entry list is a cosmopolitan affair with some 33 nations represented. Italy provides the largest contingent with 18 entrants, followed by France (15), United Kingdom (14) and the Russian Federation (14). . #IRCrating #RolexMiddleSeaRace 📸 @rolexmiddlesearace . . . #sailing #rating #offshore #yachts #boats #yachtrace #yachting #instasail #waves #ocean #sea #boat #sails #spinnaker #sun #windy #water #inshoresailing #harbour #sailinglife #sailaway #downwind #upwind #boating #nautica #berths #dock
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

#Repost @ircrating . Niklas Zennstrom’s Rán takes bullets on the first day of the One Ton Cup! . Winning both races by one minute, they lead Peter Morton’s Girls on Film, current holder of the One Ton Cup, who took second in both races. . 📸 @fast40class / VR Sport Media ©️
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

#BREAKING . . . The 2019 edition of the @Rolex Fastnet Race will start on Saturday 3rd August 2019, two weeks earlier than the original published date. . . . Unusually, the race will now run the week before Lendy Cowes Week, whose dates remain unchanged, starting on Saturday 10th August. This break with tradition, in consultation with Lendy Cowes Week, has been made for a number of reasons, including weather concerns over late August. . . . "We have been wrestling with this decision over the summer and particularly the relative timing with other events in Cowes and the Solent," said RORC Commodore Steven Anderson. "A late August start has weather implications for our big fleet and we anticipated running into the summer bank holiday would cause difficulty for many participants. Bringing the race forward by two weeks addresses these issues and allows us to encourage the fleet into Cowes in the pre-race days before the start." . . . For more information, head to www.rolexfastnetrace.com. . . . #RolexFastnetRace #rorcracing . . . #racing #yachting #blue #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yachtinglifestyle #yachts #instagood #instagram #harbour #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #travel #sailaway #sun #windy #water #travelphotography #bosphorus #sail #fastnet
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

A magnificent collage of spinnakers heralded the start of the 2018 Cherbourg Race, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club. 🌅⛵️🇫🇷 . Seventy teams set off east in the Solent with a flooding tide for the 80 nautical mile race across the English Channel. . After an upwind spell to clear the Isle of Wight, the fleet enjoyed a spectacular night race on a reach to Cherbourg. Ker 46 Lady Mariposa, skippered by Nigel King, was the overall winner under IRC. Ross Hobson's Seacart 30 Buzz finished the race in an astonishing 6 Hours 44 Mins 07 Secs to take Multihull Line Honours. Filip Balcean's ClubSwan 50 Balthasar took Monohull Line Honours, and was second overall, ripping around the course in 7 Hours 35 Mins 17 Secs. Third overall and winner of IRC Two was Gilles Fournier's J/133 Pintia. . “A great finish to our UK programme.” commented Lady Mariposa Skipper Nigel King. “Balthasar was great to race against, we were nip and tuck all the way. On such a short race, at a tight reaching angle, we both chose to stay on the rhumb line. However we decided before the start to really see how fast we could go on a night sail sprint, and we made a lot of sail changes during the race. Looking forward, Lady Mariposa will be racing in the RORC Caribbean 600, and the Cherbourg Race was a really useful part of our preparation.” . 📸 Rick Tomlinson © . . . #racing #yachting #blue #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yachtinglifestyle #yachts #instagood #instagram #harbour #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #travel #sailaway #sun #windy #water #travelphotography #bosphorus #sail #beach
Royal Ocean Racing Club

Royal Ocean Racing Club

Lloyd Thornburg’s American MOD70 Phaedo³ in the 2016 RORC Transatlantic Race. . . . 📸 Taken 6 days, 13 hours, 39 minutes and 55 seconds before taking Multihull Line Honours in the RORC Transatlantic Race for the second year running. . . . #rorcrtr #rorctransatlanticrace . . . 📷 RORC/James Mitchell © . . . #racing #yachting #blue #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yachtinglifestyle #yachts #instagood #instagram #harbour #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #travel #sailaway #sun #windy #water #travelphotography #bosphorus #sail #beach

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