“This was an Incredible day,” recalls award-winning photographer, Carlo Borlenghi of Alinghi’s transportation across the Alps in 2009 for the 2010 America’s Cup campaign.
Brad Butterworth will be lifting the lid on fascinating stories from the America’s Cup, Steinlager II and a special feature on Rambler 88 in the 9th edition of the RORC Time Over Distance Lockdown series of interviews.
Brad Butterworth has competed in seven editions of the America’s Cup in the afterguard, winning the America’s Cup four times in succession. Butterworth’s winning streak of 16 consecutive races is unequalled. Butterworth was watch captain for Peter Blake’s Steinlager II, winning all six legs of the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Race. In recent year’s Butterworth has been tactician on George David’s Maxi Rambler 88, taking line honours in the Rolex Fastnet Race, Rolex Middle Sea Race, and both line honours and the race record for the RORC Caribbean 600.
Louay Habib interviews Brad Butterworth for an hour-long show featuring: pictures, videos and stories from a phenomenal career. Tune in on Friday 29 May 1700 BST at www.facebook.com/RoyalOceanRacingClub/.
Exceptional weather conditions resulted in the 2014 edition of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race becoming an astonishing record-breaking edition!
“The Jameson Whiskey picture has become a bit of an icon,” says photographer Rick Tomlinson. “I took the shot at the 1987 Irish Admiral’s Cup trials off Howth.
Sam Davies first big adventure was as part of Tracy Edwards crew for the 1998 Jules Verne Record attempt. Ahead of the record, the catamaran Royal Sun Alliance was dismasted in the Southern Ocean. It took 16 days with no outside assistance to make landfall.
Ian ‘Soapy’ Moore hails from Northern Ireland but has lived in Cowes, Isle of Wight for many years. As a navigator, Ian has a highly impressive record with big event wins literally running off the page.
West Cork is a family holiday destination and a trip out to the Fastnet – weather permitting – is a regular adventure at least several times a year. It’s about 15 nautical miles from Baltimore, depending on which route is taken.
Time Over Distance Volume 6: Dee Caffari - Dare, Dream, Discover
Dee Caffari has sailed around the world six times. She is the first woman to have sailed single-handed and non-stop around the world in both directions and the only woman to have sailed non-stop around the world a total of three times. Dee was awarded an MBE in recognition of her achievements.
Arthur Daniel, from the Caribbean island of Grenada, has worked as part of the RORC media team for the past six years. His work captures the beauty of his native country and the triumph of competitors as they complete the longest race in the RORC racing calendar.
Grenada-based photographer Arthur Daniel took this shot of the Class40s as they headed off after the start of the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 race.