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Francis has come to a decision. Between an option on the short route close to the coast of Africa, which would be slow, or a very long detour extending his route...

811 nautical mile race from Miami to Montego Bay to start January 23/24, 2021

A highly-regarded sailor in the French ocean racing scene, Richomme’s recent victories include the 2018 Route du Rhum and his second La Solitaire du Figaro triumph in June 2019.

Moonen Yachts is a Netherlands-based builder of luxury superyachts recently acquired by Australian owners, Matthew and Louise Baxter.

The lead over the Tea Route record holder has continued to increase to approach 800 miles on this 17th day of racing.

IDEC Sport clocked up a lead of one day, 8 hours, 56 minutes over the record time for the Clipper route from Hong Kong to London.

IDEC Sport will be around one and a half days ahead of the record pace set by the record holder, Giovanni Soldini when it reaches the halfway point.

There are no limitations on forming a team: members of the same club, alumni from the same school, old shipmates and similar are welcome.

With a lead this morning of more than 770 miles over the Tea Route record holder, Francis Joyon can hope to round the symbolic mark of the Cape of Good Hope in four days time, so just under 15 days after leaving Hong Kong.

While the boat which has won the Route du Rhum three times has maintained a record pace, averaging 23 knots over the 5000 miles they have sailed out on the water, it has been an uncomfortable ride,

A lead of 620 miles at the start of the seventh day of racing, but Francis Joyon and his crew have not finished roaring across the ocean…

The 17,500 nautical mile Tea Route is without doubt the longest and hardest of the races, but Francis Joyon and crew are relishing the opportunity to crack the record.

London 14 January 2020: The Royal Ocean Racing Club have announced a new start date for the 7th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race.

After her recent record attempt and new reference time set between Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Hong Kong, the crew of the IDEC SPORT maxi-trimaran took advantage of the festive season to get some well-deserved rest.

Sixteen Australians participated in the fourth stage of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.