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Show news Class 40 pulls in the crowds
Halvard Mabire re-elected president
Posted on 22 Apr
Sam Holliday on The Race Around's new solo class
Singlehanded and doublehanded Class 40 sailors can now get involved in the event's offshore action
Posted on 20 Apr
Normandy Channel Race broadcast scope
Ambitious television coverage with France 3 Normandie TV partnership
Posted on 16 Apr
GBR's Neil Payter enters Global Solo Challenge
"You don't fight the sea, because you will lose"
Posted on 12 Apr
A new American crew set for the Globe40
With two other American projects also in the pipeline
Posted on 10 Apr
World capital of single-handed ocean racing
Les Sables d'Olonne is now preparing to welcome you for the next great adventures
Posted on 24 Mar
Clubs collaborate for RORC Transatlantic Race
The Royal Ocean Racing Club and Yacht Club de France team up
Posted on 12 Mar
The Race Around: Solo category announced
Organisers also taken the opportunity to increase number of entries to 35
Posted on 10 Mar
Performance 40s set for Rolex Fastnet Race
One of the most popular 'classes within a class' with more than 50 entries
Posted on 4 Mar
The GLOBE40: The benefits of the new 2022 schedule
A very lively start to the year
Posted on 27 Feb
Normandy Channel Race announces title partner
CIC supporting the event alongside the City of Caen
Posted on 30 Jan
Palanad 3 win 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race trophy
Seventh winner of the antique sterling silver trophy and first Class40 to do so
Posted on 26 Jan
Carpentier reflects on RORC Transatlantic Race
A heavyweight contest between two of the world's best Class40 sailors
Posted on 20 Jan
Green Dragon and Palanad 3 scorch into Antigua
In the RORC Transatlantic Race
Posted on 19 Jan
Multihull Line Honours for Rayon Vert
In the RORC Transatlantic Race
Posted on 18 Jan
RORC Transatlantic Race update
Leaders close in on Antigua
Posted on 17 Jan
Rayon Vert over halfway in RORC Transatlantic Race
Olivier Magre's Class40 Palanad 3 is the leading monohull
Posted on 13 Jan
RORC Transatlantic Race update
Black Pearl retires in big conditions
Posted on 10 Jan
Spectacular start for RORC Transatlantic Race
In glorious conditions outside Marina Puerto Calero
Posted on 9 Jan
French Flair in the RORC Transatlantic Race
The race will feature two virtually identical Class40s which were launched in 2020
Posted on 7 Jan
Five days until the 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race
Ten teams have sailed from European destinations to take part in the 2,735-mile race
Posted on 4 Jan
Class40 unable to support the Globe 40
Postponement clashes with Route du Rhum 2022
Posted on 16 Dec 2020
Start of the GLOBE40 postponed until 2022
The virtual GLOBE40 warm-up to launch in 2021
Posted on 11 Dec 2020
GryphonSolo2 - The Road to the Globe40
GS2 had her mast removed and came out of the water in early October
Posted on 9 Dec 2020
2021 RORC Caribbean 600 update
The 13th edition is scheduled to start on 22nd February
Posted on 25 Nov 2020
Normandy Channel Race returns to usual May slot
Championship should be able to return to its familiar rhythm in 2021
Posted on 16 Oct 2020
Sam Holliday on The Race Around's Futures Program
An interview with Sam Holliday about The Race Around's Futures Program
Posted on 8 Oct 2020
The Race Around's approach to sustainability
Latest musings from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA
Posted on 6 Oct 2020
The Globe40 moves onwards and upwards
Kito de Pavant and Guillermo Altadill announce their participation
Posted on 1 Oct 2020
The low-down on the Normandy Channel Race
Reactions at the finish all express the same level of commitment
Posted on 29 Sep 2020
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Photos

Show photos from

The Race Around's 2023/2024 course
© Image courtesy of The Race Around
Pierre-Louis Attwell is racing Class40 Vogue avec un Crohn to spread awareness of Crohn's Disease
© Patrick Deroualle / Drheam Cup
Caribeira 19
© Global Solo Challenge
Neil Payter - Caribeira 19
© Global Solo Challenge
Amhas at the Atlantic Cup in Charleston SC.
© Billy Black
Class40s training
© Global Solo Challenge
Guo Chuan 40ft monohull round-the-world solo non-stop record holder
© Global Solo Challenge
Global Solo Challenge - YOU CAN DO IT
© Global Solo Challenge
Class40 - Around the world
© Global Solo Challenge
Class40 in the Southern Ocean
© Global Solo Challenge
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
CBRE City of Sails Auckland Regatta - March 2021
© Andrew Delves
Spinning Wheel - Roberto Westermann - OSTAR 2009 - Global Solo Challenge
© Global Solo Challenge
Italian skipper Marco Nannini sails on his `Unicredit` monohull on October 21, 2010, off the coast of Saint Malo, western France in preparation for the 9th Route du Rhum sailing race to start on October 31, 2010
© Damien Meyer
WSAIL - Class40 - Global Ocean Race 2011/2012
© Global Solo Challenge
The Race Around
© Sam - The Race Around
The Race Around
© Sam - The Race Around
The winning team - Palanad 3: L-R Luke Berry, Olivier Magre, Corentin Douguet
© Ed Gifford / RORC
Overall winner of the 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race - Olivier Magre's French Class40 Palanad 3
© Ed Gifford / RORC