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  • Rolex Middle Sea Race – One month out https://t.co/WK7jVzZquO

    Middle Sea Race – One month out

    sail-world.com 21 Sep '17, 12pm

    That said, Endlessgame’s owner Pietro Moschini is taking nothing for granted. Despite a great result at the Giraglia, he believes they have a long way to go to get the best out of the yacht. He also points out that this will be his first attempt at the Rolex Middle Sea Race, something...

  • Steel blades sharpened for the Rolex Big Boat Series

    Steel blades sharpened for the Rolex Big Boat Series

    sail-world.com 14 Sep '17, 4am

    Steel blades sharpened for the Rolex Big Boat Series by St. Francis Yacht Club today at 4:23 am MOD70 Trimaran Orion in the 2016 The Rolex Big Boats Series &copy Rolex/Daniel Forster http://www.regattanews.com Tweet Burgees flutter and spectra halyards slap against carbon-fiber and al...

  • Six perpetual trophies awarded on final day of Rolex Big Boat Series

    sail-world.com 18 Sep '17, 4am

    And while any racecourse hardware is to be celebrated, the Rolex Big Boat Series perpetual trophies, which reside at the StFYC, are especially desirable, as each is engraved with the names of the winning team whose skippers also receive an engraved Swiss-made Rolex Oyster Perpetual Su...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Rewarding good teamwork and preparation https://t.co/a7LnkDB8W7

    Fastnet Race – Rewarding good teamwork and preparation

    sail-world.com 06 Aug '17, 11am

    With 29 nations represented, over one third of the fleet is comprised of overseas entrants. In the region of fifty French yachts are expected to start, a country which has dominated the corrected time standings during the last two editions of the race, taking seven of the top ten plac...

  • France annihilates Rolex Fastnet Race competition for a third time

    France annihilates Rolex Fastnet Race competition for a third time

    sail-world.com 15 Aug '17, 1pm

    In IRC Two Gilles Fournier and Corinne Migraine's J/133 Pintia managed to fend off the advances of long term rival Nick and Suzi Jones' First 44.7, Lisa, skippered for the race by RORC Commodore Michael Boyd. These two boats led IRC Two into Plymouth with the lower-rated Pintia's time...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Poised to join the pantheon of greats https://t.co/yBG24NCNUA

    Fastnet Race – Poised to join the pantheon of greats

    sail-world.com 11 Aug '17, 12pm

    The Loisons were succeeded in 2015 by another French yacht, the JPK 10.80 Courrier Du Leon. For owner Géry Trentesaux, then 57, winning the Rolex Fastnet, was the fulfilment of a long and proud sailing career. “I did my first RORC races at the age of 14. Winning your class is one thin...

  • 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race Fleet building nicely

    2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race Fleet building nicely

    sail-world.com 25 Jul '17, 3pm

    Another reason people keep returning is the scenery. The course is a circumnavigation of Sicily, starting and finishing in Malta. It features a narrow strait, a myriad of islands, active volcanos and corners that can bend or shut down the wind completely. George David, who set the mon...

  • International competitors look back at the Rolex Fastnet Race

    sail-world.com 13 Aug '17, 3am

    One of the most intriguing but little known entries in this year's Rolex Fastnet Race was Bogatyr, campaigned by a Russian crew led by Igor Rytov. To say that Rytov is a 'keen yachtsman' would be an understatement. At present he says he races around 200 days a year. This time on the w...

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