Guts and a glimmer of glory


The strong conditions experienced at the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 continued through the first night. At 06:00 AST on 20 February 12 yachts have officially retired from the race. Reports of wind speed in the region of 30 knots, with gusts of up to 40 knots are being reported by crew in the 600-mile race around 11 Caribbean islands.