The Maxi yacht Ramble 100 has finised the RORC Caribbean 600 and broken its monohull record
George David’s maxi yacht Rambler 100 crossed the finish line in Antigua in the early hours of this morning (23 February 2011) in an elapsed time of 1 day 16 hours 20 minutes and 2 seconds.
See below for footage of Rambler and interviews with the crew:
Rambler 100 has broken the monohull race record set by rival, Mike Slade’s ICAP Leopard by nearly four hours.
Two of the world’s most impressive racing yachts have been locking horns over 600 miles of high-speed action in a fight to the finish. Competing against each other for the first time and battling it out to snatch the record for the third edition of the RORC Caribbean 600.
See brief footage from onboard ICAP Leopard as they make 22 knots chasing Rambler:
32 other yachts from 15 nations crossed the start line of the RORC Caribbean 600, off English Harbour in Antigua, Caribbean on Monday. Most of the fleet is expected to finish over the next 24 hours.
To track the fleet, click here.