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Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

The @rolexmiddlesearace has one of the most spectacular courses of all the classic offshore races. - Organised by the @royalmaltayachtclub, the lap of Sicily takes competitors through the Strait of Messina, past the shadow of Mount Etna, around the active volcano of Stromboli, along the north and west coasts of Sicily down to the island of Lampedusa, off Tunisia, before returning to Valletta and its ancient, massively fortified city walls. It is renowned for its unpredictable and rapidly changing weather. - 2019 marks the 40th edition of this epic offshore. The race starts on Saturday 19 October. - #RORCracing #RolexMiddleSeaRace 📸 @rolex / @kurtarrigo
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

#Repost @rolex - “Over the past 60 years, Rolex has forged a privileged relationship with yachting out of a natural affinity with the sport and its time-honoured values. Today, the brand is the committed partner of the most prestigious yacht clubs, institutions and regattas in the world, sharing the highest standards of excellence with the custodians of yachting’s finest spirit.” - @rorcracing thanks @rolex for their enduring relationship with this dynamic sport and the Rolex Fastnet Race. - #RolexFastnetRace
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

This Friday at RORC Cowes, @whsailing will share his experiences and learnings of campaigning the discipline of short-handed racing. - Will Harris has campaigned in the discipline of short-handed offshore racing for the past 5 years, working towards the solo round the world race, the @vendeeglobe2020 - Free for members to attend, £5 for non members. - #rorcracing
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Counting down the days to the next epic offshore ⏳ - The 6th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA) will start on 23rd November 2019. - #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

64 entries in the RORC Cherbourg Race enjoyed a beautiful sunset, hiking out for a beat up the Solent, before cracking sheets for a night race to Cherbourg at high speed under a waxing moon. 🌅 - A spinnaker reach in 10-15 knots of westerly breeze produced a fast ride across the English Channel. As the majority of the fleet approached the finish, the breeze veered north, creating a tactical finale of gybing to stay at the optimal angle and in the best pressure. - Mark Emerson's A13 Phosphorus II is the overall winner of the 2019 RORC Cherbourg Race, having scored the best corrected time under @ircrating. - #rorcracing 📸 Rick Tomlinson . . . #sailboat #sunset #yachting #nature #sun #instagood #love #beach #water #sailing #boating #boats #beautiful #sailor #yachtlife #picoftheday #adventure #sky #blue #sailingstagram #sailingboat #boatlife #france #cherbourg #mothernature #yachtphotography #fun #yachtstagram #goldenhour
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Just an #AC75 appreciation post for your feed 🤩 - 📸 @americascup / @emiratesteamnz
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

#Repost @ircrating - Reminiscing about the good times...😌⛵ - Richard Matthews’ first Fastnet was 50 years ago, and this year he raced for the 23rd time on board Oystercatcher 33️, pictured here rounding the rock! - #IRCrating #RolexFastnetRace © ROLEX/Kurt Arrigo . . . #yachting #yachts #superyachts #yachtrace #ocean #waves #water #sail #sailing #sea #sun #fastnetrace #yachtphotography #superyachts #supermaxi #imoca60 #multihull #yachtsofinstagram #sundown #fastnet #goldenhour #boat #travel #mothernature #summer #dusk #maxiyachts
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

The @rolex Fastnet Race was a magnificent showcase of the complete range of offshore racing hardware, from French state of the art racers like the Ultims, IMOCA 60s and Class40s, to the bulk of entries in the huge IRC fleet, competing for the race’s top prize - the Fastnet Challenge Cup. - It also confirmed the Rolex Fastnet Race’s position as the world’s largest offshore race with 388 starters, setting a new record, up from the 362 of 2017. - Full story via the link in our bio. - #RolexFastnetRace 📸 Rolex/Carlo Borlenghi . . . #yachting #yachts #superyachts #yachtrace #ocean #waves #water #sail #sailing #sea #sun #fastnetrace #yachtphotography #superyachts #supermaxi #instamood #bestoftheday #rolex #imoca60 #multihull #yachtsofinstagram #sundown #fastnet #goldenhour #boat #mothernature #summer #dusk #maxiyachts
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Moments in time - Pata Negra. - #RolexFastnetRace 📸 Wang Bo/China Sailing
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

“Cabin crew seats for take off.” ✈️ - @gitanateam #RolexFastnetRace 🚁📹 @yriou
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Take us back already 🥰⛵️🌊 - #RolexFastnetRace ©️ @rolex / @kurtarrigo
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

An epic edition of the worlds largest offshore race. The fastest monohulls, the mightiest monohulls, and a collection of thousands of sailors from across the world...professional, corinthian, family and friends, all of which who made the 48th edition so special. Thank you. #RolexFastnetRace © ROLEX
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

"France dominate an international top 10!" 🏆🇫🇷 - The top ten of the overall IRC corrected time rankings for the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race have proved to be quite an international affair. Not only did the Stars & Stripes take line honours with Rambler 88, but also overall victory in the race and IRC Zero, won by the VO70 Wizard. - France claims half the spots in the top ten, starting with the Mach 45 Bretagne Telecom skippered by boat builder Nicolas Groleau, who has now completed six editions of the race aboard his Sam Manuard-designed canting keeler. - Runner-up to Wizard this year, Groleau’s persistence will surely be rewarded one day with outright victory. This year Bretagne Telecom enjoyed a close battle with the longer Cookson 50 canting keel one designs. “Close reaching, the Cooksons are faster,” said Groleau. “We were faster downwind and reaching - this boat is a rocket downwind and we really enjoyed the final run from the Scillies back to Plymouth.” - #RolexFastnetRace . . . #yachting #yachts #superyachts #yachtrace #ocean #waves #water #sail #sailing #sea #sun #fastnetrace #yachtphotography #superyachts #supermaxi #instamood #bestoftheday #rolex #imoca60 #multihull #yachtsofinstagram #fastnet #goldenhour #boat #travel #mothernature #summer #dusk #maxiyachts
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

It has been five days since the start of the Rolex Fastnet Race and almost all the yachts have crossed the finish line off Plymouth and are enjoying the hospitality of the Fastnet Race Village. Tonight they will be treated to the Prizegiving in the Race Village, followed by a Crew Party with live music. - 🏆 1800 - Prizegiving 🎶 1930 - Crew Party featuring Joey the Lips - All are welcome to come down and enjoy the event as we wrap up what has been an incredible #RolexFastnetRace! - 📸 RORC/Paul Wyeth
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

For the third time since 2013 Alexis Loison has won both class and IRC Two-Handed in the Rolex Fastnet Race, this time racing with the boat builder Jean-Pierre Kelbert on the brand new JPK 10.30 Léon. #RolexFastnetRace
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

David Askew attributes the Wizard team’s success to putting the right pieces in place. After buying the boat, the decision was made to employ Volvo Ocean Race skipper Charlie Enright as sailing master and bring on board an all-star crew. - They included Enright’s business partner Mark Towill, with whom he has run two Volvo Ocean Race campaigns, plus former Volvo Ocean Race winners Richard Clarke and Rob Greenhalgh, and leading Australian navigator Will Oxley. - We caught up with Charlie to hear his thoughts after finishing the Rolex Fastnet Race.

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Tony Van Phuc Allen (@halfvietguy)

RT @ROLEX: Since 2001, the #RolexFastnetRace has been a cornerstone of our association with #Yachting. The world's biggest offshore race is…

A Kav (@AdamKavanagh)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…

REYC Offshore Sec (@REYCOffshore)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…

Commanding Officer (@CO_NIGSU)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…

Army Sailing Association (@SailArmy)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…

COS Army Sport Control Board - Paul Leighton MBE (@cosascb)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…

Richard Porteous (@RichardPorteous)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…

Jon Knighton (@Jon_Knighton)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…

British Army Sport (@ArmySportsLTRY)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…

British Army Sport (@ArmySportASCB)

RT @army_racing: This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldi…
British Army Offshore Racing Team (@army_racing)

British Army Offshore Racing Team (@army_racing)

This year saw over 70 soldiers take part in the @RORCRacing competition, some sailing for the first time, on #BritishSoldier supported by @fujitsu_uk and @ArmySportASCB Are you interested? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the 2020 season. See you there!!

T C Leung (@t_leung)

RT @SailWorldNews: Argo, Maserati, PowerPlay set for 2020 RORC Caribbean 600 - #rorcrc600 @RORCRacing @MOD70 @AntiguaYC https://t.co/74jBzp…
YachtsandYachting.com (@yandyfeed)

YachtsandYachting.com (@yandyfeed)

Argo, Maserati, PowerPlay set for 2020 RORC Caribbean 600 - #rorcrc600 @RORCRacing @MOD70 @AntiguaYC yachtsandyachting.com/news/222857/Ar…
Sail-World.com (@SailWorldNews)

Sail-World.com (@SailWorldNews)

Argo, Maserati, PowerPlay set for 2020 RORC Caribbean 600 - #rorcrc600 @RORCRacing @MOD70 @AntiguaYC sail-world.com/news/222857/Ar…

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