Antigua Yacht Club, Antigua
20th - 24th Feb 2017
The 2017 edition of RORC Caribbean 600 will see an unprecedented fleet of yachts weaving its way through a spectacular 600-mile circuit in the glorious Caribbean sunshine.
Testing speed, agility and guile, the RORC Caribbean 600 is now in its ninth year, and continues to attract some of the world’s finest sailing yachts and most accomplished crews.
Starting and finishing in Antigua, the intricate and tactical course takes competitors around 11 of the most beautiful Caribbean islands, with warm waters and steady trade winds creating the perfect sailing conditions.
Before crossing the finishing line, competing yachts will have taken in stunning locations such as the secluded cliffs of Saba, the white sandy beaches of Barbuda and the striking volcanic rocks of Montserrat.
If you are interested in undertaking a regatta charter at the event or simply soaking up the marvellous spectacle from the comfort of a luxury yacht, speak to your preferred charter broker.
The intricate and tactical course takes competitors around 11 of the most beautiful Caribbean islands
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Saturated with sun, this dazzling location offers the epitome of a paradise vacation, with sugar white sun-kissed beaches, a warm climate and beautiful scenery all year round. The Caribbean offers abundant water sport opportunities, clear blue skies and inviting azure waters. This captivating location is brimmed with aquatic life which surrounds dozens of picturesque islands, each unique in character and charm.
Antigua’s picture-perfect coast is home to what feels like endless stretches of powder-soft beaches with secret caves surrounded by nothing by azure blue. Explore waters once travelled by Nelson, and discover enchanting coral reefs that once troubled enemy ships, from the comfort of your charter yacht. The winter home of A-list stars including Giorgio Armani and Oprah, an Antigua yacht charter offers some of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts, nested in a myriad of bays and inlets.