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CQS TAKES LINE HONOURS

Wednesday 6th December 2017
Ludde Ingvall's Australian Maxi CQS finished the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race taking Monohull Line Honours.
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FLEET BUILDING FOR 10TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 17th November 2017
Over 40 yachts have officially entered the 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, starting from Antigua on February 19th, 2018.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - BUSINESS AS USUAL

Monday 9th October 2017
The 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, the highly acclaimed 600-mile offshore race will start as scheduled in Antigua on 19th February 2018.
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NEW RACING MANAGER APPOINTED

Wednesday 4th October 2017
The Royal Ocean Racing Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Stone.
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FINAL HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO: REVIEW OF THE 2017 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 28th February 2017
77 boats, 600 miles, 30 nations, 11 Caribbean Islands, 1 Amazing race. View the final highlights.
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A TOTALLY UNIQUE RACE - RORC CARIBBEAN 600 CONCLUDES

Monday 27th February 2017
The 2017 edition will be remembered for highly competitive racing throughout the fleet, with American yachts winning the major prizes.
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VIDEO 3: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - EARLY FINISHERS

Friday 24th February 2017
Watch the video of the whale sightings, interviews with early finishers; Lloyd Thornburg, Giovanni Soldini & more in the RORC Caribbean 600.
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DAY 5: MORE WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 24th February 2017
Hap Fauth's American Maxi72, Bella Mente has been declared the overall winner of the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy.
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DAY 4: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - EPIC WIN FOR BELLA MENTE

Thursday 23rd February 2017
Bella Mente crossed the finish line just 14 minutes ahead of Proteus to set the bar for the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy.
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DAY 3: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - MULTIHULL LINE HONOURS FOR PHAEDO3

Wednesday 22nd February 2017
While the multihull race record was not broken this year, Phaedo3 and Maserati had an incredible 600 mile high-speed duel.
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DAY 3: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - RAMBLER 88 TAKES MONOHULL LINE HONOURS

Wednesday 22nd February 2017
George David's American Maxi, Rambler 88 finished the race at 11 hrs, 56 mins, 17 secs.
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VIDEO 2: START HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 21st February 2017
Watch highlights with aerial footage from the spectacular start of the RORC Caribbean 600 as 77 boats took the start in Antigua for the race.
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DAY 2: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - MORE ARGYLL THAN ANTIGUA

Tuesday 21st February 2017
After a champagne start to the race there was a huge change in weather conditions by the end of the first day.
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SPECTACULAR OPENING FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 20th February 2017
It was a busy scene around the docks as crews prepare for the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 on Monday, February 20th.
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VIDEO: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 PRE-START HIGHLIGHTS

Monday 20th February 2017
Watch the pre-start party atmosphere and interviews with some of the owners and crews as they prepare for this epic race.
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ABNORMAL WEATHER FOR THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 20th February 2017
The 2017 edition can be summed up with "It's normally not like this". Where as most years have seen moderate to strong trade winds.
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AN AWE INSPIRING START TO THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 20th February 2017
The race started in magnificent conditions with the largest ever offshore fleet assembled in the Caribbean.
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RECORD ENTRY FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 17th February 2017
A fleet of over 80 yachts is expected for the ninth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 in which 900 sailors from 30 different nations will race non-stop.
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HOW TO FOLLOW THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 17th February 2017
See where to watch the race from shore-side, the exclusion zone, or where to track the fleet or join the virtual game.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE ON SALE

Thursday 16th February 2017
Official RORC Caribbean 600 Musto merchandise now available in the car park at Antigua Yacht Club.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 SHAPING UP

Tuesday 14th February 2017
See how the RORC entry list is shaping up with a fleet of about 80 boats, the exclusion zone and where to watch or follow the race.
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CLASSICS IN THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 8th February 2017
Among the spectacular entries this year are two colossal schooners; Eleonora and Adela, with at least 12 classic-designed yachts joining them on the race course.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP AND RECORD ENTRIES

Wednesday 25th January 2017
The Royal Ocean Racing Club has partnered with Rolex SA, adding the RORC Caribbean 600 to the leading Swiss watchmaker's prestigious roster of yachting events around the world.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - WINNING WAYS

Friday 20th January 2017
More than 70 yachts are expected to take part in the race with 16 entries, and several serious race teams with a chance of winning the overall trophy.
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SETTING SAIL FOR THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 14th November 2016
Thirty-four yachts, almost double the number of entries at this time last year, have officially entered the 9th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 starting from Antigua on February 20th, 2017.
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SEVENSTAR CONFIRMED AS OFFICIAL LOGISTICS PARTNER

Thursday 4th August 2016
For the RORC Caribbean 600, starting in Antigua on February 20th, 2017.
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GLORIOUS RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 29th February 2016
Five highly competitive starts thrilled hundreds of spectators lining the cliffs at Shirley Heights and Fort Charlotte.
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2016 RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - WRAP UP FILM

Monday 29th February 2016
Take a look at the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 Race. 70 Boats from 30 different countries, 600 nautical miles, 11 Caribbean Islands. 1 Amazing Race.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - PRESS HIGH RES PHOTO GALLERY NOW LIVE

Monday 29th February 2016
See the details on how to download high resolution copyright free images for editorial use only and more.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - WINNERS DECIDED

Friday 26th February 2016
On the fifth day of the RORC Caribbean 600 three yachts were still racing. The prize giving will be held tonight and all of the class winners have now been decided.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - TEASING MACHING SHOW THEIR CLASS

Friday 26th February 2016
Eric De Turkheim's French A13, Teasing Machine finished the RORC Caribbean 600 at 0710 AST on Thursday, February 25th winning IRC One and claiming third overall for the race.
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VIDEO: FIRST FINISHERS IN THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 26th February 2016
Hear what the crews on the fastest yachts have to say about this year's race. A new course record for Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70 Phaedo 3 and more.
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PROTEUS DECLARED OVERALL WINNER OF RORC CARIBBEAN 600 TROPHY

Friday 26th February 2016
George Sakellaris' Maxi72, Proteus has been declared the overall winner of the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - PROTEUS SETS THE BAR

Thursday 25th February 2016
A thrilling race between four Maxi72s came to a conclusion on the third day of the RORC Caribbean 600, with George Sakellaris' Proteus as the first Maxi72 to finish the race.
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JOY & PAIN - MONOHULL LINE HONOURS FOR COMANCHE

Wednesday 24th February 2016
American VPLP-Verdier 100 Comanche crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 taking Monohull line honours for the race.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - PHAEDO3 SMASH THE 600 AFTER EPIC DUEL

Wednesday 24th February 2016
MOD70s Concise 10 and Phaedo3 came to a conclusion after 32 hours of hot racing with Phaedo3 emerging as the winner.
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START VIDEO - RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Watch video highlights, including aerials of some of the world's fastest boats and top racing teams as they battle it out.
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THE MAGIC CARPET RIDE - START OF THE 2016 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 23rd February 2016
The 8th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started in spectacular style with the record 70 yacht fleet.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SPOOKIE'S FULL MOON

Tuesday 23rd February 2016
The record fleet for the RORC Caribbean 600 enjoyed a full moon on the first night of racing. At sunset on the first night, all of the fleet had rounded the Barbuda mark.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: LONG HAUL ARRIVALS AND WEATHER JABBER

Monday 22nd February 2016
Comanche arrived in Falmouth Harbour, Antigua on Saturday, February 20th after sailing 1,500 nm in less than four days from Charleston to Antigua for the RORC Caribbean 600.
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VIDEO PREVIEW OF THE 2016 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 22nd February 2016
The preview highlights video of the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 interviews, atmosphere and on board footage prior to the Antigua start on Monday, February 22.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - HOW TO FOLLOW THE RACE

Saturday 20th February 2016
Press Release: February, 19 2016. See how to follow the RORC Caribbean 600 race starting on Monday, February 22, from the shore, in the water or using social media platforms.
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RECORD ENTRY FOR RORC

Wednesday 17th February 2016
A record entry of around 70 yachts are anticipated for the 8th edition of the offshore race around 11 Caribbean islands starting on Monday, February 22.
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NIKATA'S, MIKE BROUGHTON WALKS THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600 COURSE

Monday 8th February 2016
The RORC Caribbean 600 is attracting some of the world's best yachts. Top professionals who have done the race before have often found it a tougher race than they had anticipated.
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WORLD'S BEST HEADING TO ANTIGUA

Monday 28th December 2015
World's Best heading to Antigua. Record fleet for the 8th edition is organized by The Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with Antigua Yacht Club.
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MAGNIFICENT FLEET FOR 8TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 9th November 2015
Organized by The Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with AYC starting in Antigua on Monday, February 22,2016.
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VIDEO: RORC CARIBBEAN 600: STORIES FROM THE RACE COURSE

Monday 16th March 2015
Watch this spectacular film of stories from the race course of the 2015 RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: THE FINEST YACHT RACE IN THE CARIBBEAN

Monday 2nd March 2015
Antigua witnessed possibly the finest yacht race in the Caribbean as the 66-boat fleet racing in the 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 set off on 23 February.
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VIDEO: PHAEDO 3 AT THE START OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 2nd March 2015
Check out this fantastic video of the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 from Phaedo 3’s perspective.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 5: BELLA MENTE OVERALL WINNER

Friday 27th February 2015
Hap Fauth's American JV72, Bella Mente has been declared the overall winner of the 2015 RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 4: FIGARO AND CLASSIC FOCUS

Friday 27th February 2015
Four Figaro II teams, all from the Guadeloupe Grand Large sailing academy, are racing in this year's RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 DAY 3 & 4: 43 YACHTS STILL RACING

Thursday 26th February 2015
By the morning of Day Four of the RORC Caribbean 600, 19 yachts had completed the race and 43 yachts were still racing.
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PHAEDO 3 BREAKS RORC CARIBBEAN 600 MULTIHULL RECORD

Wednesday 25th February 2015
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo^3 crossed the finish line in Antigua at 20:35:30 AST on Tuesday 24th February 2015 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 9 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 2 WRAP UP

Wednesday 25th February 2015
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo3 crossed the finish line followed by George David's Juan K designed Rambler 88.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 DAY 1: VIDEO & HIGHLIGHTS

Tuesday 24th February 2015
66 yachts started the 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, with hundreds of race fans watching the impressive fleet from Fort Charlotte and Shirley Heights.
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PHAEDO 3 AND PARADOX FLY INTO ANTIGUA

Friday 20th February 2015
Trimarans Phaedo 3 and Paradox fly into Antigua for the RORC Caribbean 600.
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HOW TO FOLLOW THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Thursday 19th February 2015
The Race Team from the Royal Ocean Racing Club, based at Antigua Yacht Club, is busy preparing for the start of 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SENSATIONAL FLEET GATHERS IN ANTIGUA

Monday 16th February 2015
An amazing fleet of yachts from around the globe, have come together for a spectacular Caribbean rendezvous.
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GILL NA SUPPORTS RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 30th January 2015
The Royal Ocean Racing Club is pleased to announce its partnership with Gill North America as official crew merchandise provider for the 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, starting in Antigua on Monday 23 February.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SET FOR A REAL CRACKER

Tuesday 20th January 2015
The 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is looking like a real cracker and proving irresistible to a variety of yacht racing teams from all over the world.
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RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE OVERALL REPORT

Tuesday 23rd December 2014
Check out a wrap up of the inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, which started on Sunday 30 November from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Canary Islands bound for Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada, West Indies.
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LUPA SPICES IT UP FOR LINE HONOURS VICTORY

Friday 12th December 2014
Lupa of London sealed their Line Honours win in the inaugural 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race.
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TRAIL BLAZING START EXPECTED FOR RORC TRANSATLANTIC

Friday 28th November 2014
The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday 29th November 1200 CET from Lanzarote, Canary Islands
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RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE: LITTLE AND LARGE

Monday 24th November 2014
There are a few to go until a highly competitive fleet competes in the inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race from Lanzarote to Grenada.
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REVIEW OF THE 2014 RORC RACE SEASON

Friday 14th November 2014
The RORC Season's Points Championship consists of a selection of races, both UK and abroad, that test the skill and endurance of offshore sailors.
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NEW TROPHIES FOR RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE

Friday 4th July 2014
Two magnificent perpetual trophies will be awarded to winners of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's inaugural Transatlantic Race this November.
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VIDEO: RORC CARIBBEAN 600 COVERAGE ON NC SPORTS

Wednesday 12th March 2014
Check out the video below from NC Sports on March 6th that starts off with a feature on the RORC Caribbean 600 that took place last month here in Antigua!
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INTERNATIONAL MAXI ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE

Monday 10th March 2014
The International Maxi Association (IMA) has joined forces with the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) in the organisation of the inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race and will be awarding an exquisite vintage sterling silver trophy to the Line Honours winner.
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RECORD 60 FOR THE 6TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600: WRAP UP

Tuesday 4th March 2014
60 yachts from 11 different countries, with 682 crew from all over the world, took part in the 6th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 and enjoyed spectacular conditions and intense competition.
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PARTY SPIRIT BUILDING IN ANTIGUA: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 28th February 2014
At 0800 on Day Four of the RORC Caribbean 600, 17 yachts had completed the race and six yachts retired.
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SUCCESS FOR ANTIGUA IN THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 28th February 2014
Antiguan yachts and sailors successful in the RORC Caribbean 600
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SHOCKWAVE WIN OVERALL: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 28th February 2014
With all 60 yachts accounted for, the Royal Ocean Racing Club announces that the winner of the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy for the best yacht, overall in IRC on corrected time, is George Sakellaris' RP72, Shockwave.
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FIGHT TO THE FINISH: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Thursday 27th February 2014
Hap Fauth's JV72, Bella Mente crossed the finish line in Antigua to take Monohull Line Honours for the 2014 RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 26th February
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RAMBLER TAKES UP THE RUNNING

Wednesday 26th February 2014
At 0700 local time, on Day Two of the RORC Caribbean 600, George David's RP90, Rambler, had opened up a four mile lead on the water from Hap Fauth's JV72, Bella Mente.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: AERIAL HIGHLIGHTS: START & LEG 1

Wednesday 26th February 2014
After starting at Fort Charlotte, Antigua, the 60-boat fleet beat to the east and above Green Island. Here they crack off and reach to the first mark at Barbuda before gybing towards Nevis and darkness.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SPARKLING START

Tuesday 25th February 2014
60 yachts started the 6th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 in spectacular conditions.
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PRE-START VIDEO: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 25th February 2014
Here's a short video in the build up to the start of the race.
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INVALUABLE VOLUNTEERS - RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 24th February 2014
On Friday over 50 volunteers gathered at the Antigua Yacht Club for a final meeting and get together.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 WELCOME

Monday 24th February 2014
On Saturday 22nd February, the RORC Caribbean 600 Skippers' Briefing and Welcome Party took place at the Antigua Yacht Club.
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CARIBBEAN HIGHWAY - RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 24th February 2014
On the 24th February the start gun will fire from Fort Charlotte, Antigua, and the largest fleet of yachts ever to race offshore in the Caribbean will begin their high speed adventure.
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STRENGTH IN DEPTH: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 21st February 2014
With 65 entries, a record entry for the sixth RORC Caribbean 600 is a certainty and right through the fleet the quality and character of the yachts and sailors is strong and deep.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - HOW TO FOLLOW THE RACE

Friday 21st February 2014
Where to watch the start and how to follow the race throughout.
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RORC 600 START SPECTATOR POINTS

Thursday 20th February 2014
Among best places to view the RORC racing is Shirley Heights, Fort Berkley and other spots
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RORC TRANSATLANTIC RACE BOUND FOR GRENADA

Wednesday 19th February 2014
Grenada has been chosen by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) as the destination for the finish of the 2,800 nm east-west race across the Atlantic.
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60 ENTRIES FOR THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 14th February 2014
The sixth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 will be bigger than ever.
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RECORD ENTRY FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600, ANTIGUA

Tuesday 28th January 2014
One month to go... and there's still time to take part
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 ENTICES TOP OFFSHORE RACERS

Monday 13th January 2014
The 6th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is proving irresistible to yacht racing teams from all over the world.
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KENNY COOMBS: 14/04/1950 – 05/10/2013

Wednesday 30th October 2013
FOUNDER of ANTIGUA CLASSIC REGATTA, Gentleman of the Sea.
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BRISTOLIAN ANTIGUA BOUND FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Saturday 5th October 2013
98-foot Bristolian is Antigua bound for another Caribbean season and the RORC Caribbean 600 followed by Antigua Sailing Week.
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FIRST YACHT ENTERS 2014 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 21st June 2013
Two previous competitors have been quick off the mark to confirm their participation in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's 2014 Caribbean 600 race
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US SKUTTLEBUTT REPORTS ON RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Thursday 14th March 2013
US Skuttlebutt describes RORC Caribbean 600 as ‘Incredible Race Track – Well Managed Event’.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 PRIZE GIVING: A PARTY TO REMEMBER

Monday 25th February 2013
Packed with competitors, friends and family, Antigua Yacht Club was filled beyond capacity as close to a thousand revellers gathered for the RORC Caribbean 600 Prize Giving.
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RORC INCREASE ENTRIES TO ROLEX FASTNET RACE

Monday 25th February 2013
Mass entries force RORC to increase the number of available places.
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DAY 5 RACE REPORT

Friday 22nd February 2013
Spectacular Prize Giving Tonight: RORC Caribbean 600
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TIRED AND ELATED - DAY 4: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Thursday 21st February 2013
Just after dusk at 19:34:34, Ron O'Hanley's American Cookson 50, Privateer came through the finish line off English Harbour, Antigua.
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40 DEGREES BREAKS CLASS40 RECORD

Thursday 21st February 2013
40 Degrees smashes the class 40 record by a whopping 3 hours!
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GRINS ALL AROUND AS FIRST YACHTS FINISH

Thursday 21st February 2013
Mike Slade's crew on ICAP Leopard were enjoying a cold beer in the Antigua Yacht Club today and Leopard's owner, Mike Slade, was really enjoying winding down after a tough race in which ICAP Leopard took Line Honours for the second time: "That was definitely the toughest of the three races I have done, but I absolutely love this race; the course, the weather and the welcome we receive back in Antigua is just the best, anywhere.
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MONOHULL LINE HONOURS FOR ICAP LEOPARD

Wednesday 20th February 2013
ICAP Leopard crossed the finish line in Antigua to take Monohull Line Honours for the 2013 RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 20 February in an elapsed time of 45 hours 58 minutes and 05 seconds.
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DAY 3: A TOUGH DAY IN PARADISE

Wednesday 20th February 2013
0700 (local time) Day Three RORC Caribbean 600
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CLOSE, BUT NO CIGAR!

Wednesday 20th February 2013
Paradox from California completed the RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua on 20 Feb 03:22:52, in an elapsed time of 40:22:52, just missing out on the Multihull Course Record of 40:11:05.
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MORNING GLORY: DAY 2 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 19th February 2013
Breaking news from the RORC Caribbean 600 race course is that the first finishers are expected in the early hours of tomorrow morning.
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VIDEO ACTION FROM THE START OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 19th February 2013
Check out video Highlights from the start of RORC Caribbean 600.
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SLEIGH RIDE CONTINUES: DAY TWO RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 19th February 2013
Close racing during the first night as the two majestic schooners Adela and Athos were virtually 'side by side'
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GREASED LIGHTNING: 1700 RACE REPORT

Tuesday 19th February 2013
Paradox and Mike Slade's British Maxi, ICAP Leopard were both averaging a ballistic 18 knots covering the first 100 miles of the course.
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RACE REPORT: DAY 2 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 19th February 2013
Paradox shows record pace in 5th RORC Caribbean 600 race.
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WARM ANTIGUAN WELCOME FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600 CREWS

Monday 18th February 2013
5th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 was held at Antigua Yacht Club.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 BLAST OFF

Monday 18th February 2013
A flash of smoke, high above the 'Pillars of Hercules' announced the start of the 5th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600.
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LEOPARD SHARPENS ITS CLAWS

Monday 18th February 2013
Just 48 hours before a record breaking fleet sets sail for the 5th RORC Caribbean 600.
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5TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600: GETTING THE SHOW ON THE ROAD

Friday 15th February 2013
The Yachting world eyes will be set on the much anticipated RORC Caribbean 600 race as top yachts and crew set sails.
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THE INN AT ENGLISH HARBOUR SPONSORS PRIZE FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600 RACE

Wednesday 13th February 2013
The RORC Caribbean 600 is a challenging race starting in Antigua on Monday 18 February, but the Inn at English Harbour is offering an even greater incentive for those competing in classes IRC 1, 2 or 3 to sail fast around the 11 Islands and 600nm race course.
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RECORD ENTRY SET FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 6th February 2013
Over 50 yachts will be competing for the 5th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600.
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50 CLASSIC YACHTS LINE-UP FOR THE 5TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 1st February 2013
50 yachts will be on the start line for the 5th RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua with competitors representing 27 different nations
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RORC’S JOHN BURNIE SHARES HIS RECENT TRIP TO THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

Thursday 24th January 2013
Enjoy John Burnie’s Photos of the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City/Tiananmin Square.
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ICAP LEOPARD TO PARTICIPATE IN RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 23rd January 2013
ICAP Leopard hopes to regain her course record in the RORC Caribbean 600 set to start from Antigua on February 18.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 BREAKS ANOTHER RECORD

Monday 7th January 2013
The RORC Caribbean 600 already has 30 entries and expects a record fleet on the start line.
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IMPRESSIVE CAST BOUND FOR ANTIGUA

Thursday 30th August 2012
In less than six months, the 5th edition of The RORC Caribbean 600 will start in Antigua. The race attracts a wide variety of yachts from all over the world, including ocean going performance cruisers and some of the world's most magnificent yachts.
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RORC EASTER CHALLENGE

Friday 30th March 2012
The RORC Easter Challenge, due to take place on the Solent over the first three days of the Easter Bank Holiday (6th-8th April), will offer crews a unique opportunity to jump start their sailing programs.
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2012 RORC CARIBBEAN 600: A RACE TO REMEMBER

Monday 27th February 2012
The fourth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club was a sensational success.
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DAY 4 - TIME TRAVELLERS

Thursday 23rd February 2012
Both Adela and Windrose capture the imagination of years gone by. In spectacular surroundings the golden age of the schooners was recreated in an epic battle between two magnificent yachts and just before dawn on the fourth day of the RORC Caribbean 600, the gentlemanly duel was settled.
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DAY 4 - 600 MILE SUPERYACHT MATCH RACE

Thursday 23rd February 2012
Peter Harrison's 115ft ketch, Sojana and Gerhard Andlinger's 124ft sloop, P2 have never done battle before in an offshore race
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DAY 4 - LOOKS LIKE RáN

Thursday 23rd February 2012
All of the yachts racing in IRC Zero are now accounted for. Rán are the class winners with George David's RP90, Rambler,in second place. Swan 80 Selene,skippered by Benjamin Davitt, finished the race this morning to secure third place in class and possibly lay claim to the Swan Caribbean Challenge Trophy.
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PM RACE REPORT - GAME ON - RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 22nd February 2012
At 1500 local time, the 214ft supermaxi, Hetairos claimed poll position in the RORC Caribbean 600. Passing to leeward of George David's 90ft maxi Rambler off the east coast of Montserrat.
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DAY 3 - HETAIROS VICTORIOUS, RáN COUNT THE MINUTES

Wednesday 22nd February 2012
The 214ft superyacht Hetairos skippered by Vincent Fauquenoy, crossed the finish line in Antigua on Wednesday 22nd February 2012, completing the RORC Caribbean 600 in an elapsed time of 2 days 2 hours 39 minutes and 32 seconds to claim Line Honours.
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ESCAPE FROM GUADELOUPE - RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 22nd February 2012
Last night, the leading yachts in the RORC Caribbean 600 were approaching Guadeloupe, rising to 1,467 m (4,813 ft) above sea-level, the island produces the most significant wind shadow on the 600-mile racecourse.
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VIDEO FROM THE START OF THE 2012 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 21st February 2012
Race reports, blogs from the boats and video can be found on the Caribbean 600 website here.
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DAY 2: RAMBLER OUT IN FRONT - RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Tuesday 21st February 2012
George David's RP90 Rambler has a commanding lead in the battle for line honours in the RORC Caribbean 600.
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4TH RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAZZLING SEND OFF

Monday 20th February 2012
RORC Caribbean 600 Start Class Zero Credit: Tim Wright/Photoaction.com There was drama right from the start of the 4th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600. Low cloud enveloped Antigua and a massive squall caused a torrential downpour.
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WARM ANTIGUAN WELCOME FOR CARIBBEAN 600 CREWS

Sunday 19th February 2012
Antigua Yacht Club hosted some legendary parties, however last night's welcome party for well over 500 competitors was the biggest in recent history.
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GETTING THE SHOW ON THE ROAD – 2012 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Saturday 18th February 2012
The help of Antigua Yacht Club in hosting the RORC Caribbean 600 is a crucial part of the success of the event.
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CARIBBEAN 600 STARTS AT 1100 ON MONDAY IN ANTIGUA

Friday 17th February 2012
The 4th RORC Caribbean 600, starts at 1100 on Monday 20th February. There isn't a single hotel room left near Antigua Yacht Club, as competitors fly in to the magical island of Antigua from all four corners of the world - Falmouth Harbour is filled to the brim with astounding yachts.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 SET TO GO ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Sunday 12th February 2012
The RORC Caribbean 600 has more boats entered for this year’s event than ever before.
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THE INN AT ENGLISH HARBOUR SPONSORS PRIZE FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600 COMPETITORS IN IRC 1,2, 3

Wednesday 8th February 2012
Win a week's holiday for 2 at the exclusive Inn at English Harbour
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RACE OF NATIONS: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 30th January 2012
With less than one month to go, the 4th RORC Caribbean 600 is set to get underway.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 START: ANTIGUA

Friday 27th January 2012
With less than one month to go, to the fourth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, the Royal Ocean Racing Club's 2012 programme kicks off with a sensational cast in Antigua.
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DAVID VS GOLIATH BATTLE SET FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 14th December 2011
The 4th RORC Caribbean 600 Race looks set to stage a David versus Goliath battle in just over two months with a number of superyachts keen to do battle with each other whilst circumnavigating 11 Caribbean Islands, starting and finishing in Antigua.
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RORC ANNOUNCES 2011 SEASON’S POINTS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

Tuesday 18th October 2011
The RORC announced the winners of its The RORC The RORC announced the winners of its sailing ‘Oscars’ earlier this month, many of which are regulars to Antigua.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 ONLINE ENTRIES OPEN

Monday 17th October 2011
Online entry for the 4th edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Caribbean 600 is now open.
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SPIRIT OF ATHENA THROUGH A SCOTSMAN

Tuesday 22nd March 2011
Here is the story of Spirit of Athena's adventures in the RORC Caribbean 600 through the eyes of a Scotsman.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - A RACE COMES OF AGE

Tuesday 8th March 2011
Louay Habib provides a wrap-up of the RORC Caribbean 600 Race.
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RORC REVIEW IN PHOTOS

Wednesday 2nd March 2011
A few more fun photos from the race: by by Diane Morley-Ham
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‘COMING OF AGE’ FOR THE NEW OFFSHORE CLASSIC: DAY 4 RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 28th February 2011
The sun has set on the 2011 RORC Caribbean 600 and the final results have been tabulated with Rambler 100 finishing on top of the pack.
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BUZZING IN ANTIGUA: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 25th February 2011
With the big showdown done and dusted between the 100ft maxis, it was a full 10 hours before the third yacht crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua.
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CHARMING DESPITE DEFEAT: MIKE SLADE’S ICAP LEOPARD COMPLETES RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 23rd February 2011
ICAP Leopard finished second over the line in the RORC Caribbean 600 and graciously congratulated the owner and crew of Rambler 100 on line honours.
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CHARMING DESPITE DEFEAT: MIKE SLADE’S ICAP LEOPARD COMPLETES RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 23rd February 2011
George David's Rambler 100 may have defeated Mike Slade's ICAP Leopard, but Slade was his usual charming self dockside, he even quoted Shakespeare:
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RAMBLER 100 TEAM TALK ABOUT THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 23rd February 2011
A tired but elated team talk about the race and their plans on returning to Antigua for 2012.
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RAMBLER 100 BREAKS RORC CARIBBEAN 600 MONOHULL RECORD

Wednesday 23rd February 2011
George David’s maxi yacht, Rambler 100 crossed the finish line in Antigua in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
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THRILLS AND SPILLS

Tuesday 22nd February 2011
Rambler on it's way to the line.
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BLAST OFF!!

Monday 21st February 2011
As if by magic, the tradewinds blew into the starting area off English Harbour, Antigua after several days of light winds.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: HOTTING UP IN ANTIGUA

Sunday 20th February 2011
The Antigua Yacht Club is buzzing with excitement, with only a day to go to the start of the 600-mile race around the central Caribbean. Yacht crews are busy at work making final preparations for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) Caribbean 600. Falmouth Harbour is an impressive sight with the RORC fleet safely moored up next to the yacht club.
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THE LIGHTER SIDE OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Saturday 12th February 2011
John Burnie recalls some fun times in the 2010 RORC Caribbean 600!
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FAST FORMULA FOR FUN: RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Friday 11th February 2011
RORC Caribbean 600 Race 2011: Starts Antigua: 21 February
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RORC VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!

Wednesday 9th February 2011
Once again the RORC Caribbean 600 yacht race is upon us and we are all working hard to make this year a bigger and better event as we build the reputation of this regatta.
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ONLY TWO WEEKS TO GO TO THE START OF THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 7th February 2011
With only two weeks to go to the start of the RORC Caribbean 600, there is a record number of confirmed entries at over 30.
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COUNT-DOWN TO THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Sunday 23rd January 2011
With less than a month to go to the start of the RORC Caribbean 600, the entry list continues to grow with an unprecedented 14 nations represented.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 ENTRY UPDATE

Monday 10th January 2011
The RORC Caribbean 600 is just around the corner and Jazz is the latest high-profile confirmed entry.
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ICAP LEOPARD VS RAMBLER 100 AT RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Wednesday 8th December 2010
RORC Caribbean 600 announces one of the biggest showdowns for years with ICAP Leopard taking on Rambler 100 (formerly Speedboat).
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2011 RORC CARIBBEAN 600 HEATING UP!

Wednesday 17th November 2010
Excitement is building for the upcoming 2011 RORC Caribbean 600 race scheduled to begin from English Harbour, Antigua on February 21, 2011.
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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - AEGIR II MAKES ITS RACING DEBUT IN ANTIGUA

Wednesday 17th November 2010
Brian Benjamin's latest magnificent racing yacht, Aegir II, will make its racing debut in Antigua in the RORC Caribbean 600 in February 2011.
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SPECTACULAR RACING YACHTS BOUND FOR ANTIGUA

Monday 2nd August 2010
ICAP Leopard and Beau Geste will be returning and Ran joins the RORC 600 challenge for the first time in 2011.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - HATRICK FOR BEAU GESTE

Friday 26th February 2010
RORC Caribbean 600 - Hatrick for Beau Geste
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 LATEST

Thursday 25th February 2010
The latest from Day 4 of the RORC Caribbean 600
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 LATEST: DSK PIONEER INVESTMENTS FINISH

Thursday 25th February 2010
The latest from the RORC Caribbean 600
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RORC CARIBBEAN NEWSFLASH

Thursday 25th February 2010
Beau Geste takes monohull line honours finishing the RORC Caribbean 600
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FINGERS CROSSED FOR THE WIND

Wednesday 24th February 2010
Day three of the RORC Caribbean 600 and Richard Bamford’s Swan 38, Dolfijn is the new overall leader.
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REGION GUADELOUPE TAKES LINE HONOURS IN CARIBBEAN RORC 600

Wednesday 24th February 2010
Claude Thelier & John Burnie’s ORMA 60 trimaran, Region Guadeloupe, finish RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 24th February 18:49 03
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GLIMCHER CATAPULTS TO THE FRONT

Wednesday 24th February 2010
Marc Glimcher and his crew are having a great race and currently lead the RORC Caribbean 600 overall on handicap
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ANTIGUA YACHT CLUB 20:00 TONIGHT

Wednesday 24th February 2010
John Burnie's ORMA 60, Region Guadeloupe is expected to finish the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:00 tonight.
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WHALES AND WIND SHADOWS

Tuesday 23rd February 2010
As dawn broke on the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600, ORMA 60 Region Guadeloupe had just rounded St.Maarten, the most northerly part of the course.
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BLESMA CHARTER ONDECK YACHT TO COMPETE.

Tuesday 23rd February 2010
BLESMA is the British Limless Ex-Service Man's Association, and each team member racing is an amputee.
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SHOTS FROM BELOW FORT SHIRLEY

Tuesday 23rd February 2010
Photography Jason Pickering captured some fantastic shots of the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 which started at midday Monday 22nd February.
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MONDAY BLUES

Tuesday 23rd February 2010
“It has been a long time coming.’ Said Karl Kwok, skipper of Beau Geste. “I was going to come to sail in Antigua 11 years ago but had to miss out. I have been looking forward to this race for some time and as a RORC member, I am very happy to support this race and my club.”
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 OPENING PARTY

Monday 22nd February 2010
The RORC Caribbean 600 got off to a great start on Saturday night with the official launch party at Cloggy's at the Yacht Club.
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THE RORC RAISING THE STANDARD

Monday 22nd February 2010
The Antigua National Parks conservation area of Fort Charlotte will be used to start the 2010 RORC Caribbean 600. It is named after one of Lord Nelson’s commanders and dates back to the 1700s
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 GETTING READY TO START!

Thursday 18th February 2010
Final preparations are under way for the biggest offshore sailing race in the Caribbean.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600

Monday 8th February 2010
Fancy Volunteering? The RORC Caribbean 600 Needs You
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