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    Published on 02-23-2017 10:38 AM
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    The All-American Maxi72 battle in the RORC Caribbean 600 lived up to expectations with Hap Fauth's Bella Mente and George Sakellaris' Proteus enjoying an epic match race. The lead in the Maxi72s changed hands on seven occasions during the race. Bella Mente counted 85 sail changes and at one point, both yachts were way-over canvassed, smoking ...
    Published on 02-22-2017 05:16 PM
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    George David's American Maxi, Rambler 88 finished the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 22 February 2017 at 11 hrs 56 mins 17 secs AST taking Monohull Line Honours.

    This ...
    Published on 02-21-2017 02:54 PM
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    Maserati Multi70 in a head to head fight for the lead with Phaedo3

    After 24-hours of racing in the RORC Caribbean 600 Race the Maserati Multi70 trimaran skippered by Italian ocean racer Giovanni Soldini is locked in a fierce struggle for the lead with the race record holder Phaedo3. ...
    Published on 02-21-2017 11:04 AM
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    More Argyll than Antigua


    Posted in News 2017

    After a champagne start to the race there was a huge change in weather conditions by the end of the first day. The low pressure system emanating from the north arrived earlier than anticipated, extinguishing the trade winds to provide a windless night for ...
    Published on 02-20-2017 01:30 PM
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    Photos Rachel Fallon-Langdon / Team Phaedo

    Words Team Maserati

    Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati Multi70 trimaran starts RORC Caribbean 600 Race in Antigua
    Light winds for the 80 boats competing in the race

    The ninth edition of the RORC ...
    Published on 02-20-2017 10:49 AM
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    Abnormal Weather for the RORC Caribbean 600
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    Wouter Verbraak will be navigating Grant Gordon's 72ft Maxi Cruiser, Louise for the RORC Caribbean 600. Wouter has competed in the Barcelona World Race, the Volvo Ocean Race on numerous occasions and is Head of Sevenstar Racing Yacht Logistics.

    The 2017 edition can be summed up with “It’s normally not like this.” Whereas most years have seen moderate to strong trade winds, this year the weather is dominated by a front that extends very ...
    Published on 02-07-2017 10:08 AM
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    Richard Branson's private resort on Necker Island in the BVI played host to Michelle and Barack Obama
    over the past week, and before departing, Richard challenge President Obama to a friendly