The annual RORC (Royal Ocean Race Club) Caribbean 600 is a 600nm race that circumnavigates around 11 breath-taking islands in the Caribbean cruising grounds.
Since its debut in 2009, the regatta has become a well-established event on the international yacht racing calendar, known for its exceptional sailing conditions blessed by the Trade Winds and set against a stunning Caribbean backdrop. Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the Antigua Yacht Club, the race attracts sailing enthusiasts from around the world on some of the most spectacular yachts including a number from the global charter fleet.
The RORC Caribbean 600 starts and finishes in Antigua, taking a course to the north passing – a mark off Barbuda and the islands of Nevis, Saba, and St Barths before circling St Martin and heading down to Guadeloupe at its most southern point, then back again via Redonda. From the remote cliffs of Saba to the white sandy beaches of Barbuda and the twisted volcanic rock faces of Montserrat, the event offers an exhilarating regatta charter experience with all the benefits of a Caribbean luxury yacht charter.
For more information about taking part in this race contact your yacht charter broker.
The race attracts sailing enthusiasts from around the world on some of the most spectacular yachts including a number from the global charter fleet.
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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 but azure blue waters. To best enjoy the areas once traveled by Nelson, and to best discover the enchanting coral reefs which historically troubled enemy ships, you'll want to be on board a charter yacht. What's more, as the winter home of A-list stars such as Giorgio Armani and Oprah Winfrey, an Antigua yacht charter offers access to some of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts, nestled in a myriad of bays and inlets.