• Hooligan

    Huntress comes out on top

    by  • 26 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bob Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, Dan Salter, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Huntress, Ichi Ban, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marco Bergamuncha, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Philip Grove, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    A motor mechanic with a knack for consistency behind the wheel and his Sydney crew, capitalised on the water in this year’s light air Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, to win the major prize atread more

    Hooligan with a day to spare

    by  • 24 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bob Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, Dan Salter, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Maxi, mini maxi, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    Marcus Blackmore’s Sydney-based TP52 Hooligan trumped the IRC Racing division at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week with one day to spare, earning yet another championship trophy and takread more

    Hooligan out in front

    by  • 22 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bob Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, Dan Salter, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Maxi, mini maxi, multihulls, One Designs, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    Today was a wind lottery for the 157-boat fleet entering the second half of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week being staged in the Queensland Whitsunday Islands.read more

    Victory for Victoire

    by  • 20 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bo Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Maxi, mini maxi, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    The race committee had to think on its feet today with a tricky start to the third day of competition then the perfect aperitif before layday, a building afternoon breeze to bring weary crews backread more

    Second bullet for Hooligan

    by  • 19 August 2013 • Andrea Francolini, Australasian Regattas, Australia, Billy Merrington, Bo Oatley, Box Classic, Condor, David Molloy, Ernesto Bertarelli, Ghost Rider, Grant Wharington, Hooligan, Inshore, irc, Lisa Ratcliff, Malcolm Page, Marcus Blackmore, Matthew Johns, Maxi, multihulls, One Designs, Ross Hennessy, Shogun, tp52, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Will Oxley

    Day two of racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week delivered up more glorious conditions for the 12 classes contesting the premier Whitsunday regatta.read more

    Magnum 3 IRC National Champion 2013

    by  • 8 July 2013 • 5°West, Adam Gosling, Andrew McIrvine, Andrew Pearce, Antix, Baraka GP, Colm Barrington, Courrier Nord, David Dwyer, David Franks, Ed Broadway, Flying Globe, Gery Trentesaux, Harmen de Graaf, Hooligan, Inshore, John Corby, Johnny Vincent, La Reponse, Louay Habib, Magnum, marinerscove.ie, Mike Bartholomew, Pace, Paul Wyeth, Peter Rutter, Piet Vroon, Raging Bee, Rob Greenhalgh, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sir Keith Mills, Strait Dealer, Tiamat, Tim Costello, Tokoloshe, Tonnerre de Breskens, Trustmarque Quokka, United Kingdom, Xinska, Yes!

    Race six provided the final twist in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's IRC National Championship.read more

    Winning streak continues for Pace

    by  • 6 July 2013 • 5°West, Adam Gosling, Andrew McIrvine, Andrew Pearce, Anthony O'Leary, Antix, Baraka GP, Colm Barrington, Courrier Nord, David Dwyer, David Franks, Ed Broadway, Flying Globe, Gery Trentesaux, Harmen de Graaf, Hooligan, Inshore, John Corby, Johnny Vincent, La Reponse, Louay Habib, Magnum, marinerscove.ie, Mike Bartholomew, Pace, Paul Wyeth, Peter Rutter, Piet Vroon, Raging Bee, Rob Greenhalgh, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sir Keith Mills, Strait Dealer, Tiamat, Tim Costello, Tokoloshe, Tonnerre de Breskens, Trustmarque Quokka, UK Regattas, Xinska, Yes!

    The RORC IRC Nationals fleet took another day trip to Portsmouth for their second day of racing with Hayling Shoal chosen as the combat zone.read more

    Cracking pace

    by  • 5 July 2013 • 5°West, Adam Gosling, Andrew McIrvine, Andrew Pearce, Antix, Baraka GP, Colm Barrington, Courrier Nord, David Dwyer, David Franks, Ed Broadway, Flying Globe, Gery Trentesaux, Harmen de Graaf, Hooligan, Inshore, John Corby, Johnny Vincent, La Reponse, Louay Habib, Magnum, marinerscove.ie, Mike Bartholomew, Pace, Paul Wyeth, Peter Rutter, Piet Vroon, Raging Bee, Rob Greenhalgh, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sir Keith Mills, Strait Dealer, Tiamat, Tim Costello, Tokoloshe, Tonnerre de Breskens, Trustmarque Quokka, UK Regattas, United Kingdom, Xinska, Yes!

    The RORC's IRC National Championship opened in style with three challenging windward-leewards.read more

    IRC National Championship fires up today

    by  • 5 July 2013 • 5°West, Adam Gosling, Andrew McIrvine, Andrew Pearce, Antix, Baraka GP, Colm Barrington, Courrier Nord, David Dwyer, David Franks, Ed Broadway, Flying Globe, Gery Trentesaux, Harmen de Graaf, Hooligan, Inshore, John Corby, Johnny Vincent, La Reponse, Louay Habib, Magnum, marinerscove.ie, Mike Bartholomew, Pace, Paul Wyeth, Peter Rutter, Piet Vroon, Raging Bee, Rob Greenhalgh, Sir Keith Mills, Strait Dealer, Tiamat, Tim Costello, Tokoloshe, Tonnerre de Breskens, Trustmarque Quokka, UK Regattas, United Kingdom, Xinska, Yes!

    Yachts from Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, South Africa and the United Kingdom will set off today in the Solent competing for the 12th RORC IRC National Championship.read more