Sailing Logic Blog

Caribbean 600: Brian's wash up....

"The race was a lot harder than last year (2011). Hydrocarbon was a slightly larger / faster boat but the main difference was the weather. Last year the wind was a steady 20knots but the sun was out all the time. This year the wind started off at 12k and increased over the 3+ days to 20k, sunny only on day 1 cloudy with squals the rest of the race.

DAY 5 - Winners Decided: RORC Caribbean 600

DAY 5 - Winners Decided: RORC Caribbean 600     By Louay Habib       It has been a busy 24 hours at the Antigua Yacht Club. At dawn on the fifth day of the RORC Caribbean 600, only three yachts were still at sea vying to complete the course before tonight's Prizegiving celebrations and all of the class winners

Winners! Scarlet Logic wins IRC Class 2 in Caribbean 600!!

Well, another early morning finish, but what a finish! Our victorious but very tired team crossed the finish line in Antigua at 11.06pm local time last night, or 03.06 GMT this morning. They have battled incredibly hard to finish amongst the best and fastest yachts in the world, and Scarlet Logic was only pipped to the ultimate prize, winning overa

55 miles to go : Caribbean 600 Day 4 PM Update

  55 miles to go – and the beers are ready and waiting! Scarlet has had another great day of champagne sailing round the Island of Antigua and chasing the best time possible. She is currently leading the CSA class and the IRC Class 2, and is second in the IRC overall championships. No news from the boat today but they must be very busy

Finish Line in sight Caribbean 600 Day 4: Am report

Scarlet Logic has had a great run overnight and are waking up this morning to see Antigua ahead of them and only 129 miles to go to the finish line, so we believe they should cross the line sometime later today. They have scorched round Guadeloupe after their little wind hole experience, and have pulled out a 9 mile lead over Smile and Wave, with