This was Henri de Bokay’s second RORC Transatlantic Race having been part of Mike Slade’s Leopard 3 crew, taking Monohull Line Honours in 2016. Twenty-one crew, many of them making their first RORC Transatlantic Race, were on board. Arto Linnervuo’s Infiniti 52 Tulikettu (FIN) finished the RORC Transatlantic Race on the 20th of January in an elapsed time of 11 days 10 hours 33 mins 46 secs. Teams that have finished the RORC Transatlantic Race have been enjoying the hospitality of Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina and the award-winning Caribbean island of Grenada. It’s great to watch the distance to waypoint tick down.”The Royal Ocean Racing Club supports all manner of teams to enter the RORC Season’s Points Championship, of which the RORC Transatlantic Race is part of.
For AC37, the panel has now been selected and is in place with David Tillett (Chairman) from Australia and Graham McKenzie from New Zealand, who were both on the AC36 Arbitration Panel, being joined by Bryan Willis from Great Britain. “Hugely respected in their own rights as sailors first and foremost, the Arbitration Panel brings great experience as Grant Dalton, CEO of America’s Cup comments: “I’m delighted to welcome back David and Graham from AC36 and of course Bryan who is very widely respected into their positions on the Arbitration Panel. I wish them every success going forward.”David Tillett (AUS)David continues in the role as Chairman of the Arbitration Panel, a post that he held during the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland having been chairman of the Jury which acted as the Arbitration Panel at AC34 in San Francisco (2010-2013). He then served as both an Arbitration Panel member and International Jury member for the 33rd Americas Cup (2008-2009). He was instrumental in setting up the International Sailing Federation (now World Sailing) umpiring system and qualifying international umpires.3 months ago Live Sail Die
As an Official Partner of the Race and an Official Plastic-free Ocean Partner, Archwey will partake in key elements of The Ocean Race’s work to protect the seas, including The Ocean Race Summits. The announcement comes ahead of the start of The Ocean Race 2022-23, which sets sail from Alicante, Spain, on January 15th. Race Chairman of The Ocean Race Richard Brisius said: “Single-use plastic is having a devastating impact on the ocean. We are thrilled to be partnering with them.”Check out these articles Introducing the new The Ocean Race VO65 Sprint CupThe Ocean Race, Red Sea Global and Warner Bros. * Doubling the amount of plastic waste it recycles and cleans from 32,500 to 65,000 tonnes by the end of 2023.2 months ago Live Sail Die
The British America’s Cup team, INEOS Britannia, today launched their first test boat for the 37th America’s Cup code-named T6, designed and built-in collaboration with Mercedes-AMG F1 Applied Science, a division of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team. The new age flying boat was then transported to Brackley, UK, the home of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team for its fit out. Check out these articles Will the lighter forecast hinder INEOS Team UK’s opening domination? It would be something of an understatement to say that a lot has happened since that time INEOS Britannia, the British America’s Cup team. The team restructured in alignment with with Mercedes-AMG F1 Applied Science, a division of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team.3 months ago Live Sail Die
52 Super Series Barcelona Sailing Week - Day 4by 52 Super Series 28 Oct 10:34 PDTDouble advantage to Quantum Racing as light winds Saturday showdown beckonsThe penultimate day of the 2021 season proved a painful one for the Plattner family's Phoenix team and so it is was again today as the five regatta 2022 52 SUPER SERIES season tapers down to the final races tomorrow. With yet another day of light winds expected off Barcelona Saturday for the final showdow, the odds are very much stacked in favour of Doug DeVos' team that are bidding for a record breaking fifth 52 SUPER SERIES championship title. With their race win today Quantum Racing now lead the 52 SUPER SERIES Barcelona Sailing Week regatta by two points ahead of Platoon and three ahead Provezza and Alegre. Standings 52 SUPER SERIES Barcelona Sailing Week after Day 4:1. 52 SUPER SERIES 2022 Provisional Standings:1.3 months ago Sail World
If you've sailed in Maine in the summer, odds are good that you have experienced the state's trademark pea-soup fog. "The extremely even level in the Ultim 32/23, Ocean Fifty, IMOCA, and Class40 classes is outstanding," said Francis Le Goff, La Route du Rhum's race director, in an official race communication. Racing begins in less than two weeks, so stay tuned to Sail-World.com for the latest La Route du Rhum news, as it unfurls. Meanwhile, back on the North American continent, Sail Canada hosted their annual Rolex Sailors of the Year awards for the 2021-2022 sailing season. Douglas, it should be noted, was the female recipient of the previous two Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year awards.3 months ago Sail World
Cup Spy Nov 30 : Not a day for the faint hearted on the Golfo degli Angeli. However the performance data from the half-size AC75, would have been more relevant with just half the crew allowed for the AC75. Even so, the recon team charged with pursuing Luna Rossa, reported that they struggled to keep pace with the flying LEQ12. It also enables the LEQ12 to have a sailing mode and a towing mode. His last projects - detailed in "High Performance Sailing" hinged around foiling - with 49er hulls - both in sailing mode, but also by attaching a long shaft outboard to the 49er.2 months ago Sail World
Paramount+ is once again leasing out parts of the Star Trek catalog to a rival outfit in HBO Max. Star Trek is the biggest reason to get Paramount+ for manyParamount+ has no real reason to exist if it isn’t the exclusive home for Star Trek. All of the original series and TNG films are now on HBO Max, with Star Trek: Beyond on AMC at the moment. If any other streaming platform was going to carry Star Trek films, you’d think it’d be Showtime, not HBO Max. If they’re not going to be the exclusive home for all things Star Trek, Paramount+ should start leasing out everything.3 months ago Redshirts Always Die