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#Repost @ircrating - Mooood 🥰🌊🌍🌅 - © @kurtarrigo
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

The international fleet for the 2019 #RolexFastnetRace is highly diverse, with boats ranging in size from 9m to 32m and a start sequence taking place over a 1hr 40min period off Cowes from the Royal Yacht Squadron line. - Perhaps the most intense battle in the @ircrating fleet will be between the seven Cookson 50s, including the fastest - American Ron O’Hanley’s Privateer. One example, Ger O'Rourke’s Chieftain, claimed the Rolex Fastnet Race outright in 2007. - Also to be watched in this size range are the TP52s - Outsider, Tala and Rockall V plus Frenchman Eric de Turckheim's Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine, winner of the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race. The previous Teasing Machine, de Turckheim’s Commodores’ Cup-winning A13, is also competing now as Mark Emerson’s Phosphorus II. - Pictured, American Ron O’Hanley’s Privateer. #rorcracing . . . #yachting #yachts #superyachts #yachtrace #ocean #waves #water #sail #sailing #sea #sun #offshore #oceanwater #superyachts #supermaxi #instamood #bestoftheday #rolex #multihull #record #fastnet #plymouth #boat #travel #windy #summer #travel #beach
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

"Rolex Fastnet Race's most complete pantheon of offshore race boats." - The most impressive collection of offshore racing hardware from across the globe is set to gather off Cowes for the start of the Rolex Fastnet Race on 3 August. - Following the 340 available places in the IRC fleet selling out in just four minutes and 37 seconds when entry opened on 7th January, the Royal Ocean Racing Club, organisers of this, the world’s largest offshore yacht race, has provided a sneak preview of the 2019 line-up. - While the bulk of the fleet remains the IRC entries, competing for both their class titles as well as the overall Fastnet Challenge Cup, 2019 will see an unprecedented entry of ‘non-IRC’ boats, the majority from France. Entered at present are 25 Class40s (plus two more in the IRC fleet). There are also set to be a handful of Ultimes. At 100ft long, these maxi trimarans are the world’s largest and fastest offshore race boats. The present race record for the Rolex Fastnet Race was set in 2011 by the 130ft trimaran Banque Populaire V, skippered by Loïck Peyron, in a time of 32 hours 48 minutes at an average speed of 18.5 knots. While shorter, any of the new generation Ultimes is capable of bettering this time. - Most staggering are the number of IMOCA 60s entered – 27 of them, making this one of the largest gatherings of these thoroughbred ocean racers outside of the race for which they are principally built - the Vendée Globe singlehanded non-stop round the world race. IMOCA 60s have been in the news in recent months as they are one of the classes set to be used for the next running of The Ocean Race (ex-Volvo Ocean Race) over 2021-22. - In sheer numbers the IRC fleet should once again be huge. At present the maximum entries has been comfortably exceeded although the exact number making it to the start will fluctuate due to circumstances. - Read more via the link in our bio! 👉🏼🔗 . . . #yachting #yachts #superyachts #yachtrace #ocean #waves #water #sail #sailing #sea #sun #boat #canon #superyachts #maxiyachts #instamood #drone #rolex #IMOCA60 #multihull #record #breaking #fastnet #plymouth #boat #travel #yacht #summer #travel #beach
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

We miss #Antigua 🇦🇬🌊 - Is it too early to countdown to the 2020 edition? 335 days if you were wondering... - #Caribbean600 © Arthur Daniel . . . #racing #yachting #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yacht #yachts #instagood #canon #ocean #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #travel #caribbean #sun #windy #water #travelphotography #antigua #sail #beach #drone #barbuda
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Competitors racing at the RORC Easter Challenge can receive coaching for FREE from some top names! 👨🏼‍🏫⛵️ - You can pay for new sails. You can pay for keel fairing and a good bottom job. You can pay a specialist to try and optimise your IRC Rating...but none address the real issue! - Once again @north_sails is a partner of the RORC Easter Challenge and various sailmakers from the Gosport loft will be both helping with the on-the-water coaching, while others will be sailing on key boats in the fleet. - Read more about the RORC Easter Challenge and how you can enter your team at http://bit.ly/RORC-EasterChallenge - #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 #beach #canon
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

"When the going gets tough...the tough get going!" - Windy moments at previous editions of the RORC Easter Challenge! 💨⛵️ Who's racing this year?! - #rorcracing
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

The 2019 RORC Easter Challenge! Friday 19th - Sunday 21st April 2019. - As spring arrives in the Solent and boats return to the water, the RORC Easter Challenge offers crews the chance to do some pre-season training and fine-tuning. With the relaxation of RRS41, the highlight of the event is the availability of a selection of experienced coaches on the water to assist teams with getting back up to speed. - The RORC has introduced, via the Royal Yachting Association, specialist two-handed coaching for the Easter Challenge. - The NOR is now available, head to rorc.org for more information! - #rorcracing
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

RORC #Caribbean600 | Epic Moments ⚡️ - Epic 006 / @bellamenteracing - 🎥 Acquafilms / @roddyacqua
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

RORC #Caribbean600 | Epic Moments ⚡️ - Epic 005 / @nautorswan_official Umiko - 🎥 Acquafilms / @roddyacqua
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

RORC #Caribbean600 | Epic Moments ⚡️ - Epic 004 / Class40 Hydra - 🎥 Acquafilms / @roddyacqua
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Your Class Winners of the 2019 RORC #Caribbean600. 🏆 . Multihull Line Honours & Multihull Race Record - @giovanni_soldini #MasertatiMulti70 . IRC Rating Zero, Monohull Line Honours and Overall Race Winner - Volvo 70 Wizard . Class40 - Eärendil . IRC One - Bounty . IRC Two - Scarlet Oyster . IRC Three - Sleeper X . MOCRO Class - Chim Chim . Superyacht Class - Nikata . IRC 2H - Avanti . 📸 © RORC/Arthur Daniel/Tim Wright
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

RORC #Caribbean600 | Epic Moments ⚡️ - Epic 003 / Todd Stuart's White Rhino - 🎥 Acquafilms / @roddyacqua
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

It’s a wrap – 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 concludes! - The 11th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 attracted 76 teams from 21 countries and crews from six continents. The highly diverse fleet were challenged by the tough conditions and captivated by the beauty of a stunning race course. The non-stop 600 mile race around 11 Caribbean islands is unique and very much on the bucket-list of any offshore sailor. - “All the classes had amazing competition and many finished the race just minutes apart, especially in the battle between Maserati and Argo, and the Class40s,” commented RORC CEO Eddie Warden Owen. “There were a lot of new boats and faces at this edition and the quality of the fleet and sailors continues to impress every year. The weather served up classic trade wind conditions which makes the race a challenge, but also a fast and exciting one.” - For the 2019 edition, David and Peter Askew's Wizard (USA) is the first Volvo 70 to win the race and the eighth team from the USA to lift the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy. “Awesome,” commented David Askew. “This is the first time we have done this race and to win it overall is beyond our wildest possible dreams. I really can't believe it.” - #Caribbean600 . . . #racing #yachting #blue #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yacht #yachts #instagood #instagram #ocean #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #travel #caribbean #sun #windy #water #travelphotography #antigua #sail #beach #drone #barbuda
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

🏆 The winner of the 2019 RORC #Caribbean600, David and Peter Askew's American Volvo 70 Wizard! - After a near faultless performance, they scored the best corrected time under @ircrating! - 📸 © Arthur Daniel/RORC
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

🏆 Wizard Wins the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy! - David and Peter Askew's American Volvo 70 Wizard has won the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy, scoring the best corrected time under @ircrating. Wizard put in a near faultless performance to complete the 600 mile non-stop race in 43 hours 38 minutes and 44 seconds. ⚡️ - “This is the first time we have done this race and to win it overall is beyond our wildest possible dreams. It's a race we have followed and we have always wanted to be in Antigua, but we wanted to have the right boat to do the really prestigious ocean races; the races we dreamed about when we were younger." - David Askew. - Wizard's crew led by the Askew brothers was skippered by Charlie Enright (USA), Richard Clarke (CAN), Simon Fisher (GBR), Phillip Harmer (AUS), Robbie Kane (USA), Chris Maxted (AUS), Mark Towill (USA), Phil Trinter (USA), John von Schwarz (USA) , Mitchell White (AUS), Daryl Wislang (NZL). - #Caribbean600 📸 © Arthur Daniel/RORC . . . #racing #yachting #blue #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yacht #yachts #instagood #instagram #ocean #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #travel #caribbean #sun #windy #water #travelphotography #antigua #sail #beach #drone #barbuda
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

"That's really what makes this race so great, the conditions. Going around all the Islands, it's a very active race and there's always something going on." - Peter Askew, Volvo 70 Wizard. Dockside with the first finishers of the 11th edition of the RORC #Caribbean600. Including Class40 winner, Catherine Pourre - Eärendil (FRA); Wizard - Line honours monohull, Volvo Open 70 - David and Peter Askew (USA); Superyacht & largest boat in the race, Nikata, Greg Slyngstad's Bieker 53 Fujin (USA) successful return after her capsize in the race in 2018; Shannon Falcone's Dna F4 Falcon (ANT) and Multihull winner, John Gallagher on Gunboat 62 Chim Chim. 📸 Acquafilms
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Class40 Fight to the Finish! 🏁🌊 - In the early hours of Thursday 21 February, after two and a half days and nights of intense competition and over 600 miles of racing, it all came down to just a few minutes. - Catherine Pourre's French Class40 Eärendil won Line Honours for the Class40 Division for the second year in a row, this time defeating two of the rising stars of offshore racing, crossing the finish line on 21 February 01:01:15, in an elapsed time of 2 Days 13 Hours 45 Mins and 50 Seconds. Hammering around the course was not enough; guile and tenacity also played their part. - "That was stressful, Eärendil was not the quickest on some of the legs, so all three of us were battling and winning the lead all the time," commented Catherine Pourre. "Eärendil is a little bit older than the others that challenged for the win, but essentially they are similar in design. The key factor was having the right sails for the different legs. If you change, it may take half an hour, but if you don't change you can lose more than that. It was match racing all the way, especially at the end and we were really under pressure all of the time. Last year we were battling against the elements, this year we had really good competitors that we could see all the time. It was an intense battle which never faltered day or night. Aymeric (Chappellier) and Luke (Berry) both sailed with a team of four and we went with five. I did not think I could compete physically with these tough young guys. Although we were a bit heavier, I am glad we made the choice and the crew were just as impressive as last year." - #Caribbean600 📸 © Arthur Daniel/RORC . . . #racing #yachting #blue #instayacht #yachtrace #boats #yacht #yachts #instagood #instagram #ocean #waves #sailinglife #spring #sailing #sea #boat #yacht #travel #caribbean #sun #windy #water #travelphotography #antigua #sail #beach #drone #barbuda

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