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Caribbean 600 - Class Win, again!

Congratulations to the crew of Scarlet Logic for winning IRC Class 2 in the Caribbean RORC 600 for the second year running! The class was extremely competitive with a number of our regular charter competitors in the fleet including Northern Child and Quokka. Skippers Tim and Ross led Scarlet Logic’s crew who (in true Sailing Logic style) had never

Day 4: It's nearly over!

After 4 days of racing, Scarlet Logic is now just 35 miles from the finish and should have the class victory in the bag. Ross, Tim and all the crew have been fighting right to the bitter end, and have extended their lead further from the rest of the class – our main rivals Northern Child (shown in red) are now 8 miles behind, Triple Lindy&nbs

Day 4 – Back in the lead

The wind shadow of Guadeloupe creates such a dilemma for tacticians that it always causes a shake-up in the fleet positions and 2013 was no different. This is one of the attractions of the RORC Caribbean 600 – which is a challenging race in so many ways! After Ross and Tim on Scarlet Logic chose a “middle-route” through the wind-shadow, they appea

Day 2- the battle continues, Scarlet still wearing the crown

As the sun starts to set here in Hamble, it is only lunchtime for the racers in the RORC Caribbean 600, who have now been racing for just over 24 hours.  Scarlet Logic is now rounding St Maarten and some of the crew who are staying on for the Heineken St Maarten Regatta are checking out their racing venue for next week! In the meantime, they

Day 2 - morning report. Scarlet Logic leading class.

Less than 24 hours in, the 5th RORC Caribbean 600 has already provided plenty of drama!  IRC Class 2 in which we are racing, is highly competitive and our entry Scarlet Logic have been engaged in a private duel with Quokka. It is vital for the crew not to get distracted by match racing a rival but on winning the race itself. The upd