• Oceano

    The Ocean Race, Rosalin Kuiper suffers a head injury near Cape Horn

    by  • 27 March 2023 • Breaking news, English, In evidenza, Incidenti, Oceano, The Ocean Race, Vela

    At around 0900 UTC on 26th March Rosalin Kuiper suffered a head injury after she fell from her bunk when the boat turned and slammed unexpectedly in heavy sea conditions. Rosalin was off watch and sleeping when the boat wiped out due to a large wave off the South American coast near to Cape Horn. When this happened Rosalin was thrown from her bunk and hit her head just above her right eyebrow.

    RORC Transatlantic Race, the record breakers

    by  • 6 February 2023 • Breaking news, English, In evidenza, Oceano, rorc transatlantic race, Vela

    Twenty teams from 12 different nations competed in the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 3,000-mile race across the Atlantic Ocean. Starting from Marina Lanzarote on the 8th of January 2023, the 9th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race had near perfect trade wind conditions. Two new race records were set and 75% of the racing yachts took 15 days or less to reach Grenada. (Results HERE)

    RORC Transatlantic Race, Teasing Machine is the overall winner

    by  • 20 January 2023 • In evidenza, Oceano, RORC, rorc transatlantic race, Vela

    RORC Vice Commodore Eric de Turckheim, racing his NMYD 54 Teasing Machine (FRA) is the overall winner under IRC for the 2023 RORC Transatlantic Race. While 10 boats are still racing, none of them can beat Teasing Machine’s corrected time under IRC for overall victory. However, the battle is still on for those racing for class honours and special prizes.