RORC Caribbean 600 2018

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Overview:

The 9th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 will attract competitors from all over the world. In just a few years it has established itself as one of the 'must do' offshore yacht races of the international racing calendar, on a par with the RORC Fastnet Race, the Sydney Hobart Race and the Round Ireland Race. One of the main reasons for its popularity is the fantastic sailing conditions as well as the intricate course, weaving through 11 Caribbean islands. The RORC Caribbean 600 Race is a new style of offshore yacht race, designed to test speed, agility and guile: more like a Formula One race track than a traditional windward leeward course.

When the gun goes at Fort Charlotte, Antigua, to mark the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 2018, the racing crews will be pumped up with adrenaline to begin a high-speed adventure in arguably the best sailing grounds in the world. Warm breeze, day and night with big waves typify this race, making the central Caribbean a very special place to race.

If the idea of offshore racing in a pair of shorts with big breeze appeals to you then apply to join our race team. This page is for the 'Buy a Berth' package, which is for people looking to buy individual places onboard one of our yachts for this campaign (or 2-3 places). We also offer whole boat charter for teams looking to hire an entire boat plus skipper.

On board our race yacht with our professional skipper and mate, you will spend three days training and peparing for the race in the waters around Antigua before race start. Between three and four days later (depending upon prevailing conditions) we will cross the finish line to enjoy the welcome party atmosphere ashore of English Harbour.

Course Programme:

  • 15 February- Crew meet in Antugua (evening)
  • 16, 17 February- Training on board
  • 18 February- Race preparation day
  • 19 February- Race Start
  • 23 February- Prize Giving
  • 24 February - Depart

(dates are provisional until confirmed by RORC)

What's Included:

  • Three days training pre race
  • The 2018 RORC Caribbean 600 Race
  • Experienced racing skipper and mate
  • All meals, drinks and snacks on board
  • Race entry fees, berthing and onboard expenses (diesel, gas etc)
  • Team shirt

What's Not Included:

  • Flights and transfers
  • Meals taken ashore
  • Travel insurance

Dates & Booking


Dates & Prices will load below shortly, and you can book online, call the team in the office on +442380 231122, or e-mail coaching@stormforce.biz. If you cannot see dates you require, please do get in touch as we may still be able to assist. VAT is included in all our course/charter/race fees where it is applicable, most products are charged at the standard rate, however some are at the reduced rate, zero rate or not eligible for VAT at all. Any way the price below is the price you pay.

 

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