‘Lady M’ 3rd in IRC Overall Caribbean 600

Lady Mariposa Racing Team, skippered by Nigel King and navigated by Kalle Coster, finished third in the IRC Overall and IRC Zero of the Caribbean 600. It’s the second podium place for the British based yacht in a short period, after recently winning the Pineapple Cub. The Finnish Xtra Staerk with Arto Linnervuo was 25th in the IRC Overall and 7th in IRC 1.
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‘Lady M’ 3rd in IRC Overall Caribbean 600

Lady Mariposa Racing Team, skippered by Nigel King and navigated by Kalle Coster, finished third in the IRC Overall and IRC Zero of the Caribbean 600. It’s the second podium place for the British based yacht in a short period, after recently winning the Pineapple Cub. The Finnish Xtra Staerk with Arto Linnervuo was 25th in the IRC Overall and 7th in IRC 1.

Caribbean 600
The 11th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 attracted 76 teams from 21 countries and crews from six continents. The highly diverse fleet were challenged by the tough conditions and captivated by the beauty of a stunning race course. ‘’There were a lot of new boats and faces at this edition and the quality of the fleet and sailors continues to impress every year. The weather served up classic trade wind conditions which makes the race a challenge, but also a fast and exciting one,’’ commented RORC CEO Eddie Warden Owen.

Lady Mariposa
Lady Mariposa Racing is an amateur sailing team, formed of over 8 different nationalities that come together with one passion to sail as fast as possible. The Lady Mariposa was designed and optimized for IRC and ORC racing, with a well-balanced performance profile providing a competitive edge in mixed fleets across a wide range of conditions and venues. In 2018, a full Sailmon instrument system was integrated on board, to help maximize the performance of the yacht.

Xtra Staerk
Xp-44 Xtra Staerk is the representative team of Finnish Offshore Racing Association heading towards internationally well-known and demanding ocean races including Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race, RORC Transatlantic Race across the Atlantic Ocean and RORC Caribbean 600 Race. Their all-Finnish sail racing team is formed by more than 15 experienced offshore sailors coached by professional sailor Pasi Palmu. Their yacht s/y Xtra Stærk is a modern competitive performance boat designed by X-Yachts (Xp 44) and fully equipped for ocean racing with all latest sailing technology, including a Model E4 and two Element 10 portrait displays from Sailmon.

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