VIDEO: Future of the Volvo Ocean Race:
Speaking at ‘The Future of Offshore and Keelboat Racing’ Forum at the 2018 World Sailing Annual Conference, Volvo Ocean Race President Richard Brisius discusses the future of the Race.
Published on December 5, 2018…
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New Benchmark at RORC Transatlantic Race:
(December 5, 2018; Day 12) – Pier Luigi Loro Piana’s Supermaxi My Song has not only set a new monohull race record for the 2018 RORC Transatlantic Race, but also the benchmark for the remaining boats to beat. Franco Niggeler’s Swiss Cookson 50 Kuka3 was 287 miles from finishing at 1200 UTC on December 5. Kuka3 was showing an impressive turn of speed, averaging over 14 knots, and presumably surfing down Atlantic rollers. Kuka3 must cross the finish line by 18:58:08 UTC December 6). At their current pace, Kuka3 is expected to be well inside the required time. Full re…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – New Benchmark at RORC Transatlantic Race, Assoc Editor