17th February 2023 to 24th February 2023

Beneteau First 47.7: RORC Caribbean 600

From £2450 per person

Deposit 25%. Final Balance due 12 weeks before departure date.
The RORC Caribbean 600 race starts and finishes in Antigua in the amazing eastern Caribbean.
Clear
Pay a 25% deposit per item
Suited to
Groups, Couples, Individuals
Difficulty
Some sailing experience required
Nights onboard
7
Vessel type
Beneteau First 47.7
Vessel length
47ft
Skipper
Yes
Insurance Required
Yes

The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Caribbean 600 is one of the bucket list offshore races! For those of you ‘collecting the set’ of 600nm offshore races it is amongst the greats; such as the Rolex Fastnet and RORC Middle Sea Race.

Race Training Days

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th February 2023

5 Days: 20 - 24 February 2023

£2450 per person

Yacht – Beneteau 47.7

The yacht is professionally maintained and raced competitively in major regattas and offshore events in the UK, Europe and the Caribbean. She comes with an extensive racing sail wardrobe and has been modified from the factory original for ease and functionality of racing.

Our Beneteau 47.7 is MCA coded category 2 for 14 people and ISAF coded to Cat. 1 She sleeps up to 10 in four separate cabins, all berths are equipped with lee cloths for use at sea.

Please view ‘Other Practical Information’ for more information on sail wardrobe and race results.

Itinerary

Race Training Days

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th February 2023

Race Start

Monday 20th February 2023

The race itself will take between 3 – 5 days depending on weather.

The RORC Caribbean 600 race starts and finishes in Antigua in the amazing eastern Caribbean. Travel to Antigua is easy by air from most major international airports and travel to and from Antigua Yacht club. Training takes place in the azure waters outside of the historic English harbour dockyard in warm weather and perfect sailing conditions. Both before and after the race you will enjoy the hospitality and party atmosphere of Antigua with like-minded sailors all here for this amazing race.

Please note: whilst you are ashore, accommodation isn’t provided.

  • Race Entry and fees
  • Yacht Charter
  • Meals at sea (self-service)
  • Certified Professional Skipper
  • Basic Training
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Mooring Fees
  • Insurance for the yacht
  • Lifejacket
  • Travel to or from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Onshore meals
  • Shore-based accommodation
  • Personal Insurance
  • Some sailing experience is required.
  • A good level of fitness recommended.

Sail Wardrobe

  • Mainsail 1 – Hyde Kevlar fully battened offshore main
  • Mainsail B/U – Hyde Sails Tri Radial Kevlar
  • Carbon Tri Radial J2 Jib (125%)
  • North 3DI J2 (105%)
  • Carbon J3 2014 Jib
  • Hyde Sails Kevlar J3 B/U Jib
  • North Asymmetric A1
  • North Asymmetric A2
  • North Spinnaker staysail
  • Masthead Spinnaker S2 Runner

Race Results

  • 3rd in class Antigua sailing Week 2014 & 2017
  • 2nd in class Heineken Regatta 2017/19
  • 2nd in class RORC Caribbean 600 2015/16/19
  • 2nd in class Yachting World Round Antigua Race 2014
  • 4th in class Heineken Regatta 2014
  • 2nd in class GILL Commodores Cup 2014
  • 2nd in class BVI Regatta 2012
  • 5th in class RORC Caribbean 600 2012
  • 3rd in class Antigua Sailing Week 2011
  • 2nd in class RORC Caribbean 600 2011
  • 1st in class and 1st over all ARC Transatlantic 2011
  • 2nd in class BVI Regatta Caribbean 2008
  • 2nd in class Antigua Week 2008
  • 2nd in class Rolex Middle Sea Race 2007

Antigua Yacht Club Marina, Antigua And Barbuda - V.C Bird International, Antigua

Antigua Yacht Club Marina, Antigua And Barbuda - V.C Bird International, Antigua

Yacht – Beneteau 47.7

The yacht is professionally maintained and raced competitively in major regattas and offshore events in the UK, Europe and the Caribbean. She comes with an extensive racing sail wardrobe and has been modified from the factory original for ease and functionality of racing.

Our Beneteau 47.7 is MCA coded category 2 for 14 people and ISAF coded to Cat. 1 She sleeps up to 10 in four separate cabins, all berths are equipped with lee cloths for use at sea.

Please view ‘Other Practical Information’ for more information on sail wardrobe and race results.

Itinerary

Race Training Days

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th February 2023

Race Start

Monday 20th February 2023

The race itself will take between 3 – 5 days depending on weather.

The RORC Caribbean 600 race starts and finishes in Antigua in the amazing eastern Caribbean. Travel to Antigua is easy by air from most major international airports and travel to and from Antigua Yacht club. Training takes place in the azure waters outside of the historic English harbour dockyard in warm weather and perfect sailing conditions. Both before and after the race you will enjoy the hospitality and party atmosphere of Antigua with like-minded sailors all here for this amazing race.

Please note: whilst you are ashore, accommodation isn’t provided.

20-25 litre dry bag
Wet weather gear top and trousers (optional, can be provided if required)
Thin thermal/breathable base layer x 1
Fleece top
Deck shoes
Sea boots (optional)
Sailing gloves
Warm hat
Sun hat
Sailing knife
T-shirt
Shorts
Sunglasses x 1

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