Bob Fisher - yachtsman, yachting journalist and larger than life character died on 25th January 2021 at his home in Lymington Hampshire surrounded by his family.
Congratulations to Olivier Magre and his crew on French Class40 Palanad 3 as the overall winner of the 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race.
While British race favourite Alex Thomson’s Hugo Boss and Sam Davies on Initiative Coeurs have sadly been forced to retire from this Vendée Globe, Brits might instead this week adopt Charlie Dalin, who’s yellow IMOCA Apivia has regained the lead this morning after a small hiatus overnight.
The end of this ninth edition of the Vendée Globe is going to have the tightest of finishes ever.
The second edition of this biennial event will be held from 23 June to 1 July in Porto Cervo.
On the fifth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race all of the competing yachts are fully offshore in the Atlantic Ocean.
After much discussion internally and after consultation with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, it was decided that the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) had no option but to cancel the RORC Caribbean 600 due to take place in February.
The 7th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race in association with the International Maxi Association is set to start on January 9th from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote.
Registration for the 49th Rolex Fastnet Race begins at 1000 UTC on Tuesday 12th January 2021.
The 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race - in association with the International Maxi Association - is scheduled to start from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote on January 9th, 2021.