If, in the end, the Pacific ejected race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat without too much of a fight and since Wednesday morning the Atlantic, in turn, has opened a fast toll-free lane
George David's Juan K-designed Rambler 88 was the first monohull home in the RORC Caribbean 600, crossing the finish line at 06:35:12 local time today.
With Cheminées Poujoulat making good progress up the Atlantic, making close to 18 knots, 120 miles southwest of the Falklands, Cape Horn marks the frontier between the two different
A week before her launch, the colours of its latest generation IMOCA 60 have been revealed by Safran. Gone is the grey/orange, to be replaced by grey/turquoise.
While 'buffalo girls' manoeuvres earlier on in leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race provided us with some entertaining viewing, the result of this has subsequently come to nothing and the order of the
Cheminées Poujoulat, which has lead the Barcelona World Race for the last 39 days, passed Cape Horn (67°15 11 W) at 01:00 UTC.
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70 Phaedo3 (formerly our round the Isle of Wight record holder Foncia) has set a new course record for the RORC Caribbean 600.
Mythical, revered, renowned, legendary.....but above all for competitors in the Barcelona World Race, Cape Horn is a time for extra care and caution.
By dawn on the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600, the majority of the 64-strong fleet was negotiating the chicane of islands at the northern end of the course, between Saba, St Maarten and St Ba