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Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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Black Sheep and Xtra Staerk have joined the role of honour for the 5th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race, arriving in Grenada to a warm welcome and iced cold beers! 🇬🇩🍻🌴 - 📸 © RORC/Arthur Daniel #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

👏🏼🏆 The overall winner of the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race...Franco Niggeler's Cookson 50 Kuka3! - Franco Niggeler's Cookson 50 Kuka3 lift the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy after setting the best time after IRC Rating correction. - 📸 © RORC/Arthur Daniel #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Henrik Bergesen's Norwegian Class40 Hydra, skippered by Tristan Kinloch, finished the RORC Transatlantic Race at 22:02:23 UTC on Sunday, 09 December in an elapsed time of 15 days 10 hrs 2 mins 23 secs. - Hydra was runner-up in the Class40 Division to Catherine Pourre's Eärendil. Early in the race, Hydra was very much in contention for the class win until a rudder problem forced the team to make a pit stop in the Cape Verde Islands. After completing the race, Hydra's team received a warm welcome on the dock from RORC CEO Eddie Warden Owen and Race Officer Steve Cole. - Marina Manager Charlotte Bonin greeted the team with ice cold beers and presented the crew with a basket of Grenadian goods, including rum and chocolates, courtesy of the Grenada Tourism Authority. - #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder - 📸 © RORC/Arthur Daniel
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Catherine Pourre's Class40 Eärendil finished the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race on Saturday 08 December at 04:10:18 taking Class40 Line Honours for the 3,000 mile race from Calero Marinas Marina Lanzarote to Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada. - After completing the race, Catherine and crew members Pietro Luciana and Gery Atkins received a warm welcome from RORC Race Officer Steve Cole, and Marina Manager Charlotte Bonin greeted the team with ice cold beers. Nikoyan Roberts presented Eärendil with a basket of Grenadian goods, including rum and chocolates, courtesy of the Grenada Tourism Authority. - There was also a surprise welcome on the dock from friends Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron - who was fresh from her Route du Rhum adventures with Class40 Campagne de France. In the 2016 race, Campagne de France had won class ahead of Eärendil, but this year it was Catherine Pourre's turn to celebrate finishing the race in pole position for the Class40 Division in a time that was over three days quicker than 2016. - "The conditions this year were much easier than in 2016 because the wind was much more stable and we had very few squalls," commented Pourre. "We had some good wind to test the modifications to Eärendil. Whilst we had problems with the new rudder system and also electronic issues, the boat is faster, which was our main goal. Racing with Gery and Luciana was superb; they are both easy-going characters, but they know how to push a boat hard. We saw 20-25 knots of wind for long periods, so we were really flying, but with our main competition Hydra falling behind after their pit-stop, we could be a little more conservative. It was a real shame that Hydra had to stop for a while in Cape Verde as we were having so much fun." - #rorctransatlanticrace 📸 © RORC/Arthur Daniel . . . #racing #yachting #blue #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yachtinglifestyle #yachts #instagood #instagram #harbour #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #grenada #lanzarote #sun #windy #water #atlantic #oceans #sail #freetowonder
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

@kuka3sailing Fight to the Finish! 🏁🌴🇬🇩⛵️ - Franco Niggeler's Swiss Cookson 50 Kuka3, skippered by Roberto Chuny Bermúdez de Castro, overcame technical issues and a fire on board to post the best IRC Rating corrected time so far in the RORC Transatlantic Race. ⏱ - Kuka3 finished the RORC Transatlantic Race on Thursday 06 December at 17:34:35 UTC in an elapsed time of 12 days 5 hrs 34 mins and 35 secs and was the second yacht racing under IRC to finish the race, after Pier Luigi Loro Piana's Supermaxi My Song. - #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder 📸 ©RORC/Arthur Daniel
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

💨🚀 Skipper Ned Collier Wakefield sending it! - MOD70 PowerPlay absolutely flying along! - #rorctransatlanticrace 🎞 Eddie Warden Owen
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

🌴🇬🇩☀️ Welcome to the Spice of the Caribbean; a place of untouched beauty! #Grenada - Here we are at @portlouismarinaofficial @campernicholsonsmarinas with the two multihulls! - #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder 🎥 ©️RORC/Pictures of Grenada
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Celebrations in Grenada! 🏆🇬🇩🌴 - Clutching the magnificent International Maxi Association Transatlantic Trophy for Monohull Line Honours, Pier Luigi Loro Piana, whose Baltic 130 My Song has also set a new monohull race record! - It was a champagne moment for My Song's team once alongside the dock at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis as they were greeted by marina staff and well-wishers. Nikoyan Roberts, Manager of Nautical Development for the Grenada Tourism Authority presented Pier Luigi Loro Piana with a basket of Grenadian goods, including chocolate, local spices and condiments. - RORC Race Officer Steve Cole presented Pier Luigi with the magnificent International Maxi Association Transatlantic Trophy for Monohull Line Honours and congratulated the team for setting a new race record. - #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder - 📸 © RORC/Arthur Daniel
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Monohull Line Honours and a New Monohull Race Record! 🏆🍾⛵️ - Pier Luigi Loro Piana's Supermaxi My Song finished the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race on Tuesday 04 December 2018 at 17:47:11 UTC taking Monohull Line Honours, setting a new Monohull Race Record. - "I feel very happy to come to Grenada, but it is too close to Lanzarote! We were enjoying crossing the Atlantic so much and racing My Song at 20 knots was amazing. I am very happy." - Pier Luigi Loro Piana. - #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder @portlouismarinaofficial @campernicholsonsmarinas @puregrenada @discovergrenada - 📸 ©️RORC/Arthur Daniel
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas Port Louis Marina is ready for the arrival of Pier Luigi Loro Piana's My Song. 🇬🇩 - The 130ft Italian Supermaxi is expected to take Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Transatlantic Race today and is on course to break the monohull record! My Song must finish the race by 19:06:58 UTC today 04 December. http://bit.ly/RORC-Tracker - 📡 It is going to be mighty close! Live coverage of the finish will be on the RORC Facebook page! - #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder 📸 © RORC/Joaquín Vera . . . #⛵️ #🌊 #☁️ #🌅 #smallboat #sail #sea #water #sailing #ocean #ship #sailingvessel #sky #travel #catamaran #summer #sport #boat #beach #nature #luxury #river #boats #sun #grenada #caribbean #sun #watersports #sailors
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

@campernicholsonsmarinas @portlouismarinaofficial played host to the multihull prize giving for the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race. - @giovanni_soldini @maserati Multi70 was the winner of the Multihull Line Honours Trophy. Peter Cunningham's MOD70 PowerPlay was presented with a RORC decanter as winner of the MOCRA Class after time correction. - The two crews had enjoyed a full-on match race across the Atlantic. However, both Maserati and PowerPlay showed mutual respect and friendship, right down to Soldini and Cunningham swapping shirts at the ceremony. - #rorctransatlanticrace - 📸 © RORC/Arthur Daniel & Andrew Richards
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Celebrating victory!🍻🌎⛵️ - Seen at the dock at @campernicholsonsmarinas, @portlouismarinaofficial @giovanni_soldini and Peter Cunningham, embrace for photographs after an immense battle in the #rorctransatlanticrace. - 📸 ©️RORC/Arthur Daniel
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Peter Cunningham's MOD70 PowerPlay, crossed the finish line off Port Louis Marina at 07:40:12 UTC, after an Atlantic duel between the two mighty trimarans. - PowerPlay finish with a corrected time of 14d 20hrs 18m 35s, taking 1st Place in MOCRA Class! 🏆 - #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder 📸 © RORC/Arthur Daniel
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

#NEWSFLASH - Today, 1st December 2018 at 06:54:34 UTC, Giovanni Soldini's Italian Multi 70 Maserati was the first to cross the line in Grenada, taking multihull line honours to finish the 5th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. - They were closely followed by Peter Cunningham's MOD70 PowerPlay, who crossed the finish line off Port Louis at 07:40:12, after an Atlantic duel between the two mighty trimarans. - #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder 📸 © RORC/Andrew Richards/Arthur Daniel
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Under 450 miles to go for @giovanni_soldini #MaseratiMulti70! - It’s wet on board, but the crew are happy, and are current leading 1st in MOCRA and 1st in Line Honours Multihull! - PowerPlay still nipping at their heels! - 📸 Maserati ©️ #rorctransatlanticrace #freetowonder
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Yesterday we learned of issues onboard @kuka3sailing. - We have to make a technical stop in Cabo Verde because the starter engine has a problem. - We understand that Kuka 3 made a short (approx . 4 hour) stop in the Cape Verdes to fix a problem with their engine starter motor. After a few hours they are now back on track. - Race report will be out shortly! - #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

🗞 Day 5 Report - Halfway Across! 🌎 - The leading multihulls are now approximately halfway along the course in the RORC Transatlantic Race having already sailed 1700 miles. Conversely, the smaller boats have only covered between 500 and 600 miles and still have around 2500 miles to go. The chasing pack made up of Black Sheep, Sirius, Xtra Staerk and Kali are now firmly in the trade winds and all are making good speeds in a south-westerly direction. - At 0800 UTC, on day five of the race, Maserati had a slender lead over PowerPlay having opted for a route slightly further to the south. The two boats had split tacks in an effort to gain an advantage over the other. Maserati is currently winning the battle having the advantage of being on starboard gybe and therefore able to use their foil but the latest position report had them just 2.4 nautical miles closer to the finish than their arch rival. - “The Ocean Match Race continues with PowerPlay. Today we were finally able to fly for a couple of hours but now the waves are too big and we need to slow down. Tonight we’re having pasta with garlic and oil – the ship’s stores are poor so we’ll have to get there fast!” - Giovanni Soldini. - Around 500 miles astern of the two multis is Pier Luigi Loro Piana’s Baltic 130 My Song which is a mere 18 miles behind the current monohull record at this stage of the race. My Song is the new overall leader under IRC as Franco Niggeler’s Cookson 50 Kuka3 continues to head south towards the Azores, presumably with the aim of finding the strongest pressure. Trever Middleton’s Sun Fast 3600 Black Sheep is following a similar course to Kuka3 and continues to hold a comfortable third place in @ircrating. - Read more via the link in bio 👉🏼🔗 - #rorctransatlanticrace
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

The start of a 3,000 mile voyage for teams competing in the RORC Transatlantic Race. - ⛰ Pictured amongst the volcanic landscape of Lanzarote, as teams set off across the Atlantic Ocean headed Camper & Nicholsons Marinas Port Louis Marina, Grenada. - While Maserati & PowerPlay battle just a few miles apart, Pier Luigi Loro Piana's Baltic 130, My Song, is on course to beat the monohull record set by Jean-Paul Riviere's French Finot Conq 100, Nomad IV in 2015. - Track their progress via http://bit.ly/TransatlanticRace-Tracker - #rorctransatlanticrace 📸 © RORC/Joaquín Vera
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Some great shots of teams last Saturday as they prepared to dock out ahead of their 3,000 nautical mile #rorctransatlanticrace to @campernicholsonsmarinas @portlouismarinaofficial @puregrenada. - Follow their progress via the race tracker as they head into the 4th night of the RORC Transatlantic Race 👉🏼📡 http://bit.ly/TransatlanticRace-Tracker - 📸 © RORC/Joaquín Vera #freetowonder
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

🗞 Day 4 0800 UTC Report - Giovanni Soldini's Maserati Multi 70 and Peter Cunningham's MOD 70 PowerPlay have pulled the trigger, launching into the trade winds during the third night at sea in the RORC Transatlantic Race. It will be a wet and wild ride on board as both trimarans have been recording boat speeds of over 30 knots. Maserati has maintained a course on starboard tack allowing the Italian team to use their foil (the starboard rudder is conventional due to damage before the start). PowerPlay have been soaking west, attaining a lower average speed, but sailing 57 miles less than Maserati to place just three miles astern. - On day four at 0800 UTC, Pier Luigi Loro Piana's Supermaxi My Song was leading on the water by 100 miles. Last night, navigator Nacho Postigo reported: - “"My Song is in 16 knots of wind from the north east and looking for a good moment to gybe." Nacho continued to comment this morning: "All is good on board; everything is under control. We finally hit the trades last night and started sailing in some waves and wind. We saw our first flying fish this morning and there's a good spirit and rhythm on board which is helped by great Italian food!" - Race fans will have noticed that the YB tracker player on the official website is displaying the track of the monohull record run of Nomad IV in 2015. My Song can be seen to be right up on record pace. - In the IRC fleet, racing for the overall win for the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy, Franco Niggeler's Swiss Cookson 50 Kuka3 was estimated to be in pole position. My Song was second and Trevor Middleton's British Sun Fast 3600 Black Sheep, skippered by Jake Carter was going well in third. Black Sheep has now got into the breeze and will be relishing the prospect of fast downwind racing. Arto Linnervuo's Finnish Xp-44 Xtra-Staerk is just 13 miles behind Black Sheep and with a longer waterline length will be hoping to catch Black Sheep on the reach southwest. Benedikt Clauberg's First 47.7 Kali, skippered by Corinne Wirth is the most easterly yacht of the fleet and made good progress during the night. - Read more over on the #rorctransatlanticrace website! - 📸 @giovanni_soldini

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RT @RORCRacing: Stephane Bry's Class40 Sirius finishes the RORC Transatlantic Race, 16 days 08hrs 33mins 26secs! #rorctransatlanticrace 📸…

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RT @RORCRacing: Stephane Bry's Class40 Sirius finishes the RORC Transatlantic Race, 16 days 08hrs 33mins 26secs! #rorctransatlanticrace 📸…

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RT @VirtualRegatta: 🏆 We have a winner!!! 🏆 Ranger_J5_BSP emporte une victoire éclatante sur la #RORCTransat au nez et à la barbe de M63-EZ…

Gabriel Sucre (@Sucre291959)

RT @RORCRacing: The overall winner of the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race, Franco Niggeler's Cookson 50 Kuka3! 👏🏼🏆 Franco Niggeler's Cookson…

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RT @thornado2002: Chuny Bermudez se hace con la victoria en tiempo compensado de la @RORCRacing Transatlantic Race 2018 https://t.co/lPmcvQ…

L1 (@L1inshore)

RT @VirtualRegatta: 🏆 We have a winner!!! 🏆 Ranger_J5_BSP emporte une victoire éclatante sur la #RORCTransat au nez et à la barbe de M63-EZ…

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RT @CapKermit: @VirtualRegatta @RORCRacing Un grand bravo à tous 👍

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🏆 We have a winner!!! 🏆 Ranger_J5_BSP emporte une victoire éclatante sur la #RORCTransat au nez et à la barbe de M63-EZ, le devançant d'à peine 2 secondes sur la ligne d'arrivée ! Chapeau bas ! 👏 @RORCRacing

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RT @PurpleCakeFacto: A little summary of the @RORCRacing #RORCTransatlantic which found its winners this week. Feat. the wonderful @giovann

Manuel A. Esmorís (@ManuelAEsmoris)

RT @thornado2002: Chuny Bermudez se hace con la victoria en tiempo compensado de la @RORCRacing Transatlantic Race 2018 https://t.co/lPmcvQ…

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