Christophe Harbour Blog

The RORC Caribbean 600 brings sailing legends to St Kitts

By Angie Owen in Events, Marina, St. Kitts, Yachting

Last week, we were lucky enough to witness some serious racing yachts in the waters around St Kitts participating in the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) Caribbean 600. One of the great 600nm ocean race challenges, along with the Rolex Fastnet Race and the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, the Caribbean 600 (running 22 February to 26 February this year) sees participating yachts circumnavigating 11 Caribbean islands, starting at ending in Fort Charlotte, English Harbour, Antigua, taking in places like St Maarten, Guadeloupe, Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, Saba and St Barths. 

Since the first race in 2009, this event has attracted a wide selection of yachts including superyacht schooners and classics to the latest IRC designs. The winding island course requires crews to work with...

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