RORC Caribbean 600

Over 70 teams from 16 different nations are expected for the 2023 RORC Caribbean 600, with a dozen or more boats racing in the inaugural RORC Nelson’s Cup Series. Racing action for the new series starts on Valentine’s Day Tuesday February 14th. The final event of the four-race series will be the 14th edition of […]

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Start RORC Transatlantic Race

A flotilla of spectator boats and a huge crowd in Marina Lanzarote witnessed the start of the 2023 RORC Transatlantic Race, which is supported by Calero Marinas, the International Maxi Association and the Yacht Club de France. In glorious conditions, the fleet got away to a clean downwind start, a mile from Marina Lanzarote. The […]

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Translated 9

Translated 9 will participate in the epic Cape 2 Rio Race 2023 with an international crew, which is brand new to ocean sailing, the result of a selection process involving more than 1,000 non-professional volunteer applicants worldwide. The amateur crew is being trained and mentored by Vittorio and Nico Malingri, two outstanding and decorated ocean […]

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RORC Transatlantic Race

The New Year heralds a big season for the Royal Ocean Racing Club, including the 14th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. The longest race in the 2023 RORC Season’s Points Championship starts from Marina Lanzarote on January 8th. The RORC Transatlantic Race is once again supported by Calero Marinas, the International Maxi Association and […]

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Vendee Globe 2024

Not many 2024 Vendee Globe skippers will have made the step up from captain of a cutting edge IMOCA racing machine which competed on the last race to competing in their own right on their own boat with their own programme but Switzerland’s Oliver ‘Ollie’ Heer is on course to do just that. From 2018 […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Alan Roura

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Toby Heppell looks at Alan Roura’s chances Swiss-born sailor, Alan Roura already has two Vendée Globe races to his name. He participated in his first, the 2016-17 edition of the event, when […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Conrad Colman

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Helen Fretter looks at Conrad Colman’s chances Conrad Colman, or the ‘crazy Kiwi’ as he became known, was the first New Zealander to compete in the Vendée Globe in 2016. Colman studied […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Sam Davies

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Helen Fretter looks at Sam Davies’ chances English-born Samantha Davies has the rare status of being loved by both French and British sailing fans. She is now among the most experienced IMOCA […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Thomas Ruyant

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Toby Heppell looks at Thomas Ruyant’s chances Thomas Ruyant truly made his mark on the IMOCA 60 fleet in the lead up to and during the 2020-21 Vendée Globe Race. The Frenchman […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Charlie Dalin

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Toby Heppell looks at Charlie Dalin’s chances Charlie Dalin has risen to become one of the stand-out stars of the current generation of IMOCA 60 sailors. His biggest moment in the spotlight […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Jérémie Beyou

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Toby Heppell looks at Jeremie Beyou’s chances Jérémie Beyou is one of the most experienced offshore racers in the world and has a daunting record of wins and podium places across a […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Kevin Escoffier

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Helen Fretter looks at Kevin Escoffier’s chances Kevin Escoffier is a hugely experienced ocean racer, a Volvo Ocean Race winner and a member of Loick Peyron’s Banque Populaire V crew that smashed […]

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