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Antix of Royal Cork
Boat Sales
Technical gremlins caused Antix to be advertised 'in error' last Friday on the Ancasta boat sales site. The Irish Commodore's Cup winning yacht is not for sale on its website, yacht brokers Ancasta have confirmed to Afloat.
France Blue celebrate victory in the 2016 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup
Commodores Cup
 After a sensational week of racing, that included eight inshores, one 24 hour overnight offshore race and a round the Isle of Wight race held in 20-25 knots and brilliant sunshine, one race was held but ultimately abandoned on the…
Andrew Williams' Ker 40 Dan, Israel (Keronimo) lead the fleet out of the Solent in the Round the Isle of Wight Race
Commodores Cup
20-25 knot winds and glorious sunshine made for one of the most memorable races around the Isle of Wight on record for the penultimate day of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup. With a win for Eric de Turkheim's A13, Teasing…
Incredibly close racing continues on day five of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup
Commodores Cup
Despite three more inshore races being held on day five of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial flagship event for three boat teams with Corinthian crews, France Blue leads with a similar 11.5 point margin…
Frecnh yacht Teasing Machine features in this four minute video below on the Commodore's Cup
Commodores Cup
Great action shots and interviews with some of the top sailors in this week's premier biennial regatta on the Solent, the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup.
Class 2 is having some of the most competitive racing at the Commodore's Cup
Commodores Cup
The Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup race course took on a different complexion today. A front passed through early morning leaving behind it a lumpy sea, further kicked up by a strong eastbound tide. Conditions gradually abated and the sea flattened…
Dawn off the Needles in the Commodore's Cup
Commodores Cup
Breakfast time today saw some furious adding up to resolve the winning team in the high scoring offshore race for the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial flagship event for three boat teams with Corinthian crews.…
Eric De Turkheim's A13, Teasing Machine (France Blue)
Commodores Cup
Competitors from the south side of the English Channel have the upper hand after the opening day of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial event for three boat teams with Corinthian crews. Day one saw…
Teams ready for the start of the 2016 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup this morning
Commodores Cup
Calling form on the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup is hard, as for a team to be successful, all three of its boats must perform. This, plus the event's week-long duration and diverse race format, make the Royal Ocean Racing Club's…
The Celtic Team has been masterminded by Scottish adventurer Jock Wishart who is campaigning Jean-Eudes Renier's JPK 10.80, Shaita
Commodores Cup
With the deadline for entries into the 2016 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup now passed, eight three boat teams are set to contest the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial championship for Corinthian crews, taking place out of Cowes over 23-30th July.…
Two GBR Commodore's Cup Teams For Biennial Solent Competition
Commodores Cup
Two teams will represent Great Britain at the 2016 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup in Cowes (23-30 July). The Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup is a biennial team event organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), comprising inshore and offshore events…
France Blue: In February's RORC Caribbean 600, Eric De Turckheim's well-travelled A13, Teasing Machine finished third overall and won IRC 1. This moning, she was an early finisher in the Round Ireland race and is a club house leader in IRC one
Commodores Cup
After another commanding performance in last year's Rolex Fastnet Race, France is lining up to claim further silverware from the Royal Ocean Racing Club's trophy cabinet - this time the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup. A win for France would mark…
The big boys’ game….Antix in fine form in the RORC Easter Challenge 2016. But it was during this event that it became clear the newest generation of the Fast40+ class marked an up-grade in performance, and the amateur crew on the now-veteran Antix will have to focus their efforts with total attention if they’re to be at the races at all.
W M Nixon
It has been confirmed by the Irish Cruiser-Racing Association (ICRA) that it’s extremely unlikely that Ireland will be mounting a defence in July 2016 of the RORC Commodore’s Cup, which we so convincingly won in 2014 with the team of Catapult,…
Heavyweight of the Flanders Nord team: François Goubau's Beneteau First 47.7, Moana
Commodores Cup
Flanders has entered July's Commodore's Cup. The continental North Sea coast team has signed up today in a further expansion of the Cup's reach. It is the latest news for a reformatted 2016 competition. There is no information so far on…
Commodores Cup
As Ireland prepares to defend the Commodores' Cup, last night at the Royal Ocean Racing Club's St James clubhouse, the 2016 Commodores' Cup was formally launched. Ireland's plan is to field two teams; a 'full on' first team and an…
Commodores Cup
#commodorescup – The introduction of a new 'small boat' class (up to IRC 1.05) in the 2016 Commodore's Cup is attracting a lot of worldwide interest and none more so than in Ireland, the home of the defending champions. The Irish Cruiser Racer Association (ICRA) has…

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