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RORC Announce New Transatlantic Race for 2014

October 3rd, 2013

(October 3, 2013) – The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has announced the introduction of a new Transatlantic Race starting in November 2014. The RORC Transatlantic Race will set off from Lanzarote, Canary Islands and finish in the Caribbean, at a destination to be confirmed. The 2,800 nm east to west race will act as


A Course of Legend…

July 18th, 2013

Among offshore racing tracks, none traces its origin earlier than transatlantic. The first race from the United States to England took place in 1866, the result of a healthy wager among three young schooner owners. To ensure the challenge matched the ante, they decided to send the boats off in December. They needn’t have bothered.

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