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IRC – RORC Transatlantic Race – Lanzarote to Grenada – Day 1, Bekking NED on Childhood 1 takes the lead


The 6th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race got underway off Lanzarote ESP yesterday at 1100 UTC in a stiff breeze gusting up to 25 knots. —– Childhood 1, the VOR65 skippered by Bouwe Bekking NED had an ideal start leading 22nm ahead of the French Wally 100 Dark Shadowof Yerin Hobson AUS, the largest yacht in the fleet, and 37nm ahead of Lombard 46 Pata Negra of Giles Redpath GBR this morning 0400 UTC. —– The race tracker and the event website.