• Race Reports RSS Feed

    Published on 02-22-2018 04:05 PM
    Article Preview

    Date: February 21, 2018.

    Day: 100 (I was off by two days in last post).

    Noon Position: 45 46S 65 01E.

    Course/Speed: E7 Wind: NW15.

    Sky: Clear.

    Temps: Cabin got to 62 today. Amazed. Miles last 24 hours: 133.

    LMG: 128.

    Total F8 Miles: 13,389.

    The southern ocean has dealt us a kind hand the last three days. Winds have been consistently light to moderate and the skies, Bright and open. Except for the Wandering Albatross, one might say he was transiting a trade wind belt. Nights have been clear too. Orion marching high. Sleep has been deep and long. ...
    Published on 02-22-2018 11:39 AM
    Article Preview

    High winds and mighty seas continued for the third day of the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600. Eight teams have finished the race and 34 yachts have now officially retired, with 40 teams still racing.

    Peter Aschenbrenner's team racing his 63ft trimaran Paradox will be celebrating tonight. After MOCRA time correction, Paradox cannot be beaten for the overall win in ...
    Published on 02-22-2018 11:16 AM
    Article Preview

    February 22, 2018
    Maserati Multi 70 entered the English Channel before dawn. After a very fast night thanks ...
    Published on 02-21-2018 10:29 AM
    Article Preview

    New leader Turn the Tide on Plastic made their move to the head of the fleet overnight.
    That may have been the easy part. With challenging weather ahead, staying in front will not be straightforward....

    Turn the Tide on Plastic became the new leaders of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Wednesday as the sprint from Hong Kong to Auckland moved inside 1,500 miles.

    Dee Caffari’s talented young sailors ghosted past Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag as they ...
    Published on 02-21-2018 09:57 AM
    Article Preview

    Paradox, Peter Aschenbrenner’s American 63’ Trimaran crossed the finish line in Antigua at: 00:55:16 AST on Wednesday 21st February 2018 in an elapsed time ...
    Published on 02-20-2018 04:32 PM
    Article Preview

    As the Volvo Ocean Race fleet progresses slowly through the Doldrums, fast work continues on repairing our boat in Auckland. The new bow section has been prepped and inserted into the ...
    Published on 02-20-2018 04:18 PM
    Article Preview

    At 9.31 UTC, Maserati Multi 70 is about thirty miles off the Portuguese coast, just south of Porto. Cape Finisterre, the northwestern tip of Spain, is 130 miles to the north. After Finisterre, ...
    Published on 02-20-2018 03:07 PM
    Article Preview

    Tim Wright gets in the action as boats round Barbuda during the RORC Caribbean 600!

    all pics 2018 RORC Caribbean 600 RORC/Tim Wright

    Published on 02-20-2018 11:15 AM
    Article Preview

    2018 CYC Mid Winters February
    The February edition of the Corinthian YC’s Party Circuit Regatta came in like a rabbit and marched out like a Rhino. A stampeding herd of Rhinos.

    Saturday’s warm sunshine and building westerly ushered out what had been a near 2-week sabbatical from winter for Northern California residents. Temps in the 70’s during the day with cool crisp nights had many swapping out their coats and dungarees for shorts and tee shirts.

    Saturdays ...
    Published on 02-20-2018 10:14 AM
    Article Preview

    Guts and a glimmer of glory
    Posted in News 2018

    The strong conditions experienced at the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 continued through the first night.

    At 06:00 AST on 20 February 12 yachts have officially retired from the race. Reports of wind speed in the region of 30 knots, with gusts of up to 40 knots ...
    Published on 02-20-2018 08:32 AM
    Article Preview

    Greg Slyngstad's American Bieker 53 multihull Fujin has capsized during the RORC Caribbean 600. All eight crew are safe.

    Stephen Cucchiaro's Gunboat 60 Flow stood by until ...
    Published on 02-19-2018 11:20 AM
    Article Preview

    It's all about pressure as the week opens. On Monday, the Leg 6 rankings show big gains for the back markers, but the wind pressure has returned for the leaders, who have held firm...

    It will have been a massively stressful 24 hours for the leading pair on Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race to Auckland, New Zealand.

    As team AkzoNobel and Scallywag bumped up against ...
    Published on 02-19-2018 10:40 AM
    Article Preview


    After passing the latitude of Gibraltar (36° N) last night, Maserati Multi 70 tacked and started heading towards the coasts of Portugal. For the skipper Giovanni Soldini ...
    Published on 02-18-2018 02:39 PM
    Article Preview

    The Mills 68 Prospector completed the course in 6:43:14, 2 hours and 20 minute plus ahead of nearest boat.
    For more info on her Clicky

    San Diego, CA (February 17, 2018) For the ninth year, San Diego Yacht Club and Newport Harbor Yacht Club hosted the 130nm Islands Race on February 16 and 17. Kicking off the 2018 offshore racing season in Southern ...