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FEATURE: IT'S A WRAP - 2017 RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE
Tuesday 2nd January 2018


Overall winner under IRC, Eric de Turckheim's French Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine was awarded the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy © Arthur Daniel

29 December 2017 - At noon on the 25th November 2017, after a week of boat preparation and much appreciated social activities at Marina Lanzarote in Arrecife, a record 23 yachts started the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race bound for Grenada. Teams from nine different nations took part including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands and the United States of America. Ludde Ingvall's Australian Maxi CQS took line honours and was awarded the International Maxi Association (IMA) Transatlantic Trophy. Eric de Turckheim's French Nivelt-Muratet 54 Teasing Machine was the overall winner under IRC, winning the RORC Transatlantic Race Trophy.
 
Class Winners:
IRC Rating Overall & IRC Zero - Teasing Machine
Line Honours Winner - CQS Racing Australia
IRC 1 - Broader View Hamburg
IRC 2 & Double Handed - Jangada
Class 40 - RED
MOCRA Multihull - Zed 6
ORC Overall & ORC 1 - Outsider
ORC Superyacht - Sorceress
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The next (5th) edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race will start on 24th November 2018: http://rorctransatlantic.rorc.org/

The final wrap-up feature on the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race is available to download here.


Ludde Ingvall's Australian Maxi CQS took line honours and was awarded the International Maxi Association (IMA) Transatlantic Trophy by Andrew McIrvine, IMA Secretary General © RORC/Arthur Daniel


IRC One winner: Andrews 56 Broader View Hamburg owned by Hamburgische Verein Seefahrt and skippered by Bjoern Woge © RORC/James Mitchell


RORC Commodore, Steven Anderson presents Rupert Holmes (L) and Richard Palmer (R), owner of Jangada, JPK 10.10 with prizes for winning IRC Two and IRC Two Handed © RORC


Class40 victory for Mathias Mueller von Blumencron's Class40 RED © RORC/Arthur Daniel


MOCRA Multihull winner: Gerald Bibot's Belgian catamaran Zed 6 © RORC/Arthur Daniel


Tilmar Hansen, skipper of German Elliott 52 Outsider was delighted to win the ORC Division overall © RORC James Mitchell


Canadian Southern Wind 96 Sorceress, skippered by Daniel Stump awarded the ORC Superyacht Division © RORC Arthur Daniel


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