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  • Video: Volvo Ocean 65s at Round Britain and Ireland Race - by Yachtfernsehen.com
  • Team Concise 2014 RBI
  • Highlights of a Record Breaking Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014
  • Artemis Team Endeavour 2014 Round Britain and Ireland Race
  • Day 4: Game On
  • Day 3: Turning south
  • Day 5: It's not over until it's over
  • Round Britain and Ireland Race Day 2
  • Dongfeng Race Team | Round Britain and Ireland Race (Story so far)
  • Dongfeng Race Team | Round Britain and Ireland Race (Day 4 'Out of the washing machine')
  • Dongfeng Race Team | Round Britain and Ireland (Day 3 A gruesome hand)
  • Dongfeng Race Team | Round Britain and Ireland Race (Day 2 Broken Sail)
  • Dongfeng Race Team | Round Britain and Ireland Race (Day 1 raw footage)
  • Concise 8 - Start of the Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race 2014
  • Concise8 Start of the Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race 2014
  • The First Win | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
  • لمحة عن سباق الإبحار حول بريطانيا وإيرلندا Sailing around Britain and Ireland
  • Musandam-Oman Sail after finishing the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race
  • Knife Fight | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
  • القارب مسندم ينطلق-الإبحار حول بريطانيا وإيرلندا Musandam starts Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland
  • Round Britain and Ireland Race Day 1
  • Highlights from today's start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race
  • Nick Elliott RORC Racing Manager - Race Postponement
  • Playing Around Britain and Ireland

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Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

"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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

"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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

“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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

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

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

"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 (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

#FridayFeeling with 2,865nm ahead of you. . . . 8 weeks...the countdown is on! . . . #rorctransatlantic
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

"Team New Zealand have confirmed reports that the America's Cup is heading back to monohulls." . . . Luna Rossa boss Patrizio Bertelli, the Italian Challenger of Record, broke news of the move away from catamarans in an interview with La Stampa on Monday (NZT). Bertelli said the return to monohulls, albeit radical foiling ones, was a condition of Luna Rossa helping Team New Zealand win the last America's Cup in Bermuda. . . . #AmericasCup 📸 Alinghi ©
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Dieter Schön and the crew of Momo have claimed the 2017 Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship in the Maxi Yacht @rolex Cup at Porto Cervo. . . . The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup & Rolex Maxi 72 Worlds has reached its 28th edition and each year gathers the cream of naval architecture and design along the quays of Porto Cervo’s marina. . . . The event, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with IMA (International Maxi Association) and with the support of its historic sponsor Rolex, brought tough competition on the water for this years 28th edition, accompanied by exclusive social appointments ashore. . . . 📸 @carlo.borlenghi #MaxiYachtRolexCup
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Some fantastic shots of boats competing in 28th Maxi Yacht @rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi72 World Championships. . . . Today the final day of racing gets underway. Organised by the @yccs_portocervo, conditions for yesterdays penultimate day of racing came close to perfect. . . . 📸 @carlo.borlenghi © #rolex #maxi72
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

🌴 The Caribbean, known for it's beautiful blue waters, sublime sailing conditions, and some of the kindest and welcoming people on the planet. . . . We were very sad to hear the news regarding the damage from #HurrianceIrma. The RORC is in touch with Antigua Yacht Club and will provide updates as and when they come in. . . . For now, we sit and think of those who've suffered and lost from this catastrophic disaster. . . . #rorcracing #irma
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

#HurricaneIrma . . . Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who will be affected by Hurricane Irma, especially to our close friends in Antigua who work hard to ensure the success of the RORC Caribbean 600. We wish them all the best at this difficult time. . . . Latest updates: -- Islands near its expected path Wednesday morning and early afternoon include St. Martin, Anguilla, St. Kitts and Nevis, and the British and US Virgin Islands. -- The storm's center is expected to pass near or just north of Puerto Rico on Wednesday afternoon or night. -- Irma then is expected to turn toward the Turks and Caicos islands and the southeastern Bahamas, where storm surges of up to 20 feet are possible, the hurricane center said. . . . #Antigua #Irma
Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (rorcracing)

🏆 Ker 46 @ladymariposaracing skippered by Daniel Hardy, has won the 2017 Cherbourg Race, after holding off a strong challenge from James Neville's HH42 Ino XXX. . . . After @ircrating time correction, 29 seconds was the winning margin, after a high speed blast to Cherbourg across the English Channel. Edward Broadway's Ker 40 Hooligan VII was third, completing the podium for overall honours. . . . The 75 mile race featured a tight reach west out of the Solent, followed by a moon-lit downwind sprint to Cherbourg across the English Channel. . . . #rorcracing 🎥 credit: @essextoby

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RT @RORCRacing: 30,000 followers. Thank you all so much for the support: instagram.com/rorcracing Here's one of our first ever posts...Com…

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Get on board with @ATRacing99 prior to the @RORCRacing Middle Sea Race! buff.ly/2yx2XBk

Jacqui Miller (@JacquiAMiller)

RT @GCASailingClub: Very pleased to see our new 2018/19 team taking shape. A long way to @RORCRacing Fastnet 2019 but they made a good star…

William McCarren (@McCarrenBill)

RT @GCASailingClub: Very pleased to see our new 2018/19 team taking shape. A long way to @RORCRacing Fastnet 2019 but they made a good star…

RORC (@RORCRacing)

RT @GCASailingClub: Very pleased to see our new 2018/19 team taking shape. A long way to @RORCRacing Fastnet 2019 but they made a good star…

Fujimo (@iFUJIMO)

RT @RORCRacing: 30,000 followers. Thank you all so much for the support: instagram.com/rorcracing Here's one of our first ever posts...Com…

NED 275 Bluesette (@TeamThuishavens)

The latest Team Thuishavens.nl zeilnieuws! paper.li/TeamThuishaven… Thanks to @RORCRacing @extremesailing #oceansummit #cmo

Sailonline.org (@sailonline)

RT @RORCRacing: “Three times longer than a Fastnet.” Sunday 12th August 2018 - The Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. https://t.c…

William McCarren (@McCarrenBill)

RT @RORCRacing: “Three times longer than a Fastnet.” Sunday 12th August 2018 - The Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. https://t.c…

Andrew Laming (@AndrewLaming)

RT @RORCRacing: The Fastnet Lighthouse took quite a battering from #HurricaneOphelia. 101kts in the gusts! Credit: ow.ly/LvmE30fWcoL

Nick Ferrier (@Fezza911)

RT @GCASailingClub: Very pleased to see our new 2018/19 team taking shape. A long way to @RORCRacing Fastnet 2019 but they made a good star…

GCA Sailing (@GCASailingClub)

Very pleased to see our new 2018/19 team taking shape. A long way to @RORCRacing Fastnet 2019 but they made a good… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Peter Rugg (@ruglet703)

RT @RORCRacing: The Fastnet Lighthouse took quite a battering from #HurricaneOphelia. 101kts in the gusts! Credit: ow.ly/LvmE30fWcoL

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