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  • RORC Commodore, Mike Greville, and CEO, Eddie Warden Owen with the trophy Credit: RORC/onEditionPolishing up the silver

    Departing from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, the first yacht to complete the course and cross the finish line, 2,800 miles later in Grenada, will be presented with an exquisite sterling silver trophy by the International Maxi Association (IMA).

    An equally impressive trophy has been sought for the Overall Winner in IRC by the RORC and John Bowles, a specialist in sporting trophies, certainly came up trumps. The race may be new to the club’s offshore racing calendar, but the magnificent antique sterling silver trophy is far from it.

    Handmade in London in1928 by John Parkes during the heyday of craftsmanship for such trophies, the RORC Transatlantic Race 2014 winner will be privileged to accept the 104 troy-ounce trophy that is beautifully chased with intricate decoration.

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  • Hap Fauth's JV 72, Bella Mente

    The International Maxi Association (IMA) has joined forces with the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) in the organisation of the inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race and will be awarding an exquisite vintage sterling silver trophy to the Line Honours winner.

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  • Camper & Nicholsons’ Port Louis Marina. Photo: Joshua Yetman

    Grenada has been chosen by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) as the destination for the finish of the 2,800 nm east-west race across the Atlantic.

    Grenada Tourism Authority with Camper and Nicholsons Marinas, will host the first edition of the race starting on November 29th 2014 from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote.

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  • Yachts Racing from Puerto Calero. Photo: jamesmitchell.eu

    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 feeder for yachts participating in the 2015 RORC Caribbean 600, held annually in February from Antigua.

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