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RORC Caribbean 600 - it's all over!

Today’s exciting news is that both Sailing Logic yachts Lancelot II (a Beneteau First 40) and Profile Logic (a Beneteau 40.7) have finished the RORC Caribbean 600 in 4th and 5th place respectively and are now enjoying some sleep (and probably some rum) in Antigua – and well deserved it is too! Congratulations to Scarle

RORC Caribbean 600 - over half way

For Lancelot II and Profile Logic in the RORC Caribbean 600, dawn is rising on their last full day at sea. Both boats are predicted to finish very early tomorrow (Friday) morning. As I write this, Lancelot II is just at the south east tip of Antigua and Profile Logic is about 30 nm behind them, just off the n

RORC Caribbean 600 - Day 3

At lunchtime today, Lancelot II is just next to the active volcano on Monserrat and they are just over half way round the course. Yesterday late afternoon they had lots of tacks to do up through the Anguilla Channel at the top of the course. The wind funnels though the narrow channel and there’s a strong current so it is an advantage

RORC Caribbean 600 2015 - Day 2 Report

The hotly anticipated 2015 edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 got underway at 11am local time / 3pm Hamble time yesterday. The Multihulls started first in classic Caribbean conditions of 15 – 20 knot easterlies. The new MOD70 Phaedo 3 was a blur of day-glow green and silver as it blasted away towards Green Island on the South East corner o

RORC Caribbean 600 Training Underway

 The Lancelot II crew for the RORC Caribbean 600 consisting of two girls, a Frenchman, a Russian and four Englishman (that’s their way of describing themselves, not mine!) plus their professional crew of Chris Jackson (known to all as Jacko) and Harry Spedding all arrived in Antigua this week and have been busy training and bonding o