Sunday 23 February 2020. RORC Caribbean 600 Preview video featuring: Peter Askew, USA (Wizard), Tilmar Hansen, GER (Outsider), Zoe Taylor, AUS (Grace O'Malley), Katy Campbell, CAN (Emily of Cowes), Morgane Ursault-Poupon, FRA (UP Sailing), Liz Wardley (AUS/PNG) (Maiden), Charlie Ogletree, USA (PowerPlay), Loïck Peyron, FRA (PowerPlay), Giovanni Soldini, ITA (Maserati), Franck Cammas, FRA (Argo), Christiaan Durrant, AT (Shockwave), Rick Warner, USA (Ultim'Emotion 2).
The 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 starts on Monday 24th February at 1100 local time (1500 GMT), Antigua. The diverse fleet will be competing in four classes, with 74 entries sailed by over 700 crew members representing 37 nations. Antigua has been buzzing with sailors preparing for the 600nm race around 11 islands. The diversity of competing yachts is matched by the variety of sailors taking part.
The sport of sailing is like no other - world famous sailors compete with and against passionate corinthian sailors. On the docks in Antigua this eclectic mix share their thoughts prior to the start of the spectacular race.
How to follow the RORC Caribbean 600:-
The new Live page will also be updated throughout the race with blogs from competitors, photos, video and audio.
Watch the starts Live on Facebook - Monday 24 February 10.50 local time (1450 GMT)
Coverage with commentary from Fort Charlotte, Antigua will be streamed from the official website and the RORC Facebook Page (search Royal Ocean Racing Club). https://www.facebook.com/RoyalOceanRacingClub/
Provisional start times:
IRC 2, 3 & CSA only - 1100 UTC/1500 GMT
IRC 1 & Class 40 - 1110
IRC Z & superyacht: 1120
Multihull - 1130
Note: A Warning Signal will be given 10 minutes before the Starting Signal