Monohull Line Honours: Farr 100 Leopard 3
Farr 100 Leopard 3 (MON), skippered by Chris Sherlock took Monohull Line Honours in the 10th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. Winning the IMA Transatlantic Trophy, the international team of 17 celebrated dockside at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina in Grenada. Leopard 3 completed the race in an elapsed time of 10 Days 17 Hrs 23 Mins 51 Secs.
Farr 100 Leopard’s crew included both owners and a racing crew of: Michael Pammenter, Paul Standbridge, Luke Molloy, Chris Sherlock, Gian Ahluwalia, Giles de Jager, Guilermo Altadil, Charlie Wyatt, Tom McWilliam, Mark Bartlett, Gerry Mitchell, Jonas Nordlund, Samuel Wright, Mitch Booth, Will Best.
Multihull Line Honours: MOD70 Argo
Jason Carroll’s MOD70 Argo (USA) crossed the finish line outside Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada on Saturday 13th January 2024 to take Multihull Line Honours in 6 Days, 10 Hours, 34 Mins and 30 Secs. Carroll has been racing MOD70 Argo for about six years, with much the same team, and has won prestigious races such as the RORC Caribbean 600 and the Transpac, but this is the first time that his MOD70 Argo has taken Multihull Line Honours for the RORC Transatlantic Race. Argo last competed in the RORC Transatlantic Race in 2022, and this year Argo was over 10 hours quicker.
Argo crew: Jason Carroll, Chad Corning, Pete Cumming, Charlie Ogletree, Alister Richardson, Brian Thompson
Limosa – The Famous Project
Alexia Barrier’s MOD70 Limosa – The Famous Project (FRA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Transatlantic Race outside Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina Grenada on January 15th 2024. The 3,000-mile race, completed in under eight days, was a big step towards The Famous Project’s ultimate ambition – An all-women team Jules Verne Record Attempt in the 31.5m trimaran IDEC Sport. Limosa’s Skipper Alexia Barrier completed the 2021 Vendée Globe, racing the oldest boat in the fleet and taking 111 days to race solo around the world. Racing a MOD70 as skipper, Alexia has won the last two editions of the Rolex Middle Sea Race and has set a new benchmark in the 2024 RORC Transatlantic Race as the first MOD70 woman skipper to finish the race.
Limosa Crew: Skipper Alexia Barrier, Co-Skipper Dee Caffari, Arianne Van de Loosdrecht, Elodie-Jane Mettraux, Jeff Mearing, Marie Riou, Sidney Gavignet, Tom Dawson.
The RORC Transatlantic Race is part of the RORC Season’s Points Championship, the world’s largest offshore racing series. For more information about the RORC Transatlantic Race: www.rorctransatlantic.rorc.org/
Social Media: Official race hashtags: #RORCTransatlanticRace #RORCracing
Official Race Notice Board: HERE
List of Entries: HERE
Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the International Maxi Association and Yacht Club de France. Supported by Calero Marinas – Marina Lanzarote and Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina – Grenada