Transition time for RORC Transatlantic:
(November 25, 2018; Day 2) – The RORC Transatlantic Race fleet have experienced better than forecast conditions for the first 24 hours of the 2,865nm race, however, the ridge of high pressure is expected to come into play today. Whilst the wind speed will undoubtedly fall, keeping the boat speed at maximum could be a winning strategy. Once the teams reach the new breeze, solid trade winds are forecast for days to come. Full report.
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The World Sailing Show – December 2018:
From non-stop around the world racers, to Olympic campaigns; from seasoned professionals, to grass roots sailors, The World Sailing Show provides a monthly view of the racing world. Here’s the December 2018 show synopsis:
Transatlantic drag race – The brutal Route du Rhum
The Route du Rhum is a big deal in France. This singlehanded race across the Atlantic starts just as winter sets in and has a formidable reputation. Run every four years, this was the 40th anniversary and had drawn huge crowds of spectators to see this year’s record breaking fleet.
But as the clock counted down to the start, the reality of a fierce w…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – The World Sailing Show – December 2018, Editor