RORC 600 CARIBBEAN 2024
TRAILERS & VIDEOS
February 13, 2024 - February 19, 2024
Location: Antigua (Caribbean)
The 15th edition will start from Fort Charlotte, Antigua on 19 February 2024. Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the Antigua Yacht Club.
The RORC welcomes entries and expressions of interest for classes racing under IRC and Multihulls racing under the MOCRA Rule including IRC Two-Handed, Classics, Superyacht, and Class40.
Race type: Long distance offshore race
Host Club: Antigua Yacht Club
Welcome at the RORC 600
The RORC Caribbean 600, as the name suggests, is a 600 mile race around the Caribbean islands. The RORC Caribbean 600 starts and finishes in Antigua, the competing yachts pass 14 magnificent islands in the central Caribbean. Some of the ROYAL OCEAN RACE CLUB, The RORC Caribbean 600, as the name suggests, is a 600 mile race around the Caribbean islands. The RORC Caribbean 600 starts and finishes in Antigua, the competing yachts pass 14 magnificent islands in the central Caribbean. Some of the best sailing grounds in the world are blessed with stunning scenery, including the remote cliffs of Saba, the white sandy beaches of Barbuda and the twisted volcanic rock faces of Montserrat. The turquoise sea, blessed by the Trade Winds, produces exhilarating sailing conditions and whales, dolphins and turtles are a common sight. By night the competitors race in warm breeze under a carpet of stars, seldom seen with such clarity.
It was first run in February 2009 and attracted world wide interest. The RORC Caribbean 600 Race starts off Fort Charlotte, English Harbour, Antigua. The course takes the fleet to the north passing a mark off Barbuda, the islands of Nevis, Saba and St Barths, to circle St Martin before heading down to Guadeloupe as the most southerly point, then back up to a mark off Barbuda before returning to finish in Antigua via Redonda.