Ocean Racing

Ocean Racing

6 Seasons

Ocean and offshore racing is the ultimate yachting challenge of the elements with many various types of yachts in a shapes and sizes. Not for the faint hearted!

Offshore & Ocean Classics:
Fastnet
Sydney to Hobart
Mini Transat
Volvo Ocean Race
Vendée Globe
Clipper Round The World Race

The governing body for many of the top races is the Royal Ocean Race Club.

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Ocean Racing
  • 2017 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Commodores Cup

    Episode 1

    37th St Maarten Heineken Regatta - held in March hosted by the Sint Maarten Yacht Club with the motto "Serious Fun!" Plenty of world class racing and partying - what else do you need when sailing in the Caribbean? Today is the 2017 Gill Commodores Cup so just sit back and enjoy the racing.

    Vi...

  • 2017 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Day 1 Around the Island

    Episode 2

    37th St Maarten Heineken Regatta - held in March hosted by the Sint Maarten Yacht Club with the motto "Serious Fun!" Plenty of world class racing and partying - what else do you need when sailing in the Caribbean? Day One and it was the Round The Island race.

    Video Producer: On Air Media & En...

  • 2017 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Day 2

    Episode 3

    37th St Maarten Heineken Regatta - held in March hosted by the Sint Maarten Yacht Club with the motto "Serious Fun!" Plenty of world class racing and partying - what else do you need when sailing in the Caribbean? Day Two and champagne sailing conditions for the big boats.

    Video Producer: On ...

  • 2017 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Day 3

    Episode 4

    37th St Maarten Heineken Regatta - held in March hosted by the Sint Maarten Yacht Club with the motto "Serious Fun!" Plenty of world class racing and partying - what else do you need when sailing in the Caribbean? Day Three and still everything to play for with everyone pushing hard for overall c...

  • 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 - Race Preview

    Episode 5

    The RORC Caribbean 600 has close to Royal Ocean Racing Club's classic offshore race. The offshore race takes the fleet around some of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean starting from Antigua and Barbuda passing by Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St Kitts & Nevis and Anguilla. The biggest and fa...

  • 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 - Start Highlights

    Episode 6

    The 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 started in magnificent conditions with the largest ever offshore fleet assembled in the Caribbean enjoying sparkling conditions. Olympic medallists, America's Cup winners and round the world sailors competed alongside passionate corinthians on the same 600 mile race co...

  • 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 - Wrap

    Episode 7

    The 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 will be remembered for highly competitive racing throughout the fleet, with American yachts winning the major prizes. The race was affected by unusual weather conditions, with a low pressure system sending the wind direction spinning through 360º of the compass.

    Vi...

  • 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 - First Finishers

    Episode 8

    Phaedo 3 and Maserati MOD70 battled it out for line honours up to speeds of 36 knots! Superyachts and Maxi's were out in force too with Rambler and Shamanna (Swan 115) showing their stunning transoms to many of the other competitors.

    Video Producer: Acquafilms

  • Antigua Sailing Week 2017 - Peters & May Round Antigua Race

    Episode 9

    Sir Peter Harrison tries to beat his own record in the Peters & May Round Antigua Race on Sojana with Nomad 4 chasing hard behind. It was going to be very tight but will he get his special 80th birthday present...

    Video Producer: Acquafilms

  • Antigua Sailing Week 2017 - English Harbour Rum - Race Day 1

    Episode 10

    And we're off! Race 1 of the 50th Antigua Sailing Week, 2017. Magic conditions...

    Video Producer: Acquafilms

  • Antigua Sailing Week 2017 - Fever Tree - Race Day 2

    Episode 11

    Sparkling conditions for race day 2 of Antigua Sailing Week 2017, hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club. Onboard with Sir Hugh Bailey's Rebel and the other 150 yachts enjoyed champagne conditions.

    Video Producer: Acquafilms

  • Antigua Sailing Week 2017 - Johnny Walker - Race Day 3

    Episode 12

    Its all go on Race Day 3 as leaders emerge in divisions A and B. Ride with a cutting edge Polish catamaran (classic crazy sailors) and with a team of German girls battling for the podium in their bareboat class at the 50th Antigua Sailing Week.

    Video Producer: Acquafilms

  • Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - Day Two - Time For The Weigh In

    Episode 13

    Day Two of Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - celebrating it's 7th anniversary and established as one of the world's leading super yacht regattas. The multiclass Caribbean yacht regatta combining extreme competitive racing with the best french hospitality St Barth has to offer - Big verses Small - tim...

  • Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - Day One - Racing

    Episode 14

    Day One of Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - celebrating it's 7th anniversary and established as one of the world's leading super yacht regattas. The multiclass Caribbean yacht regatta combining extreme competitive racing with the best french hospitality St Barth has to offer - Let the racing begin.....

  • Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - Light Breeze Conditions

    Episode 15

    Day Three of Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - celebrating it's 7th anniversary and established as one of the world's leading super yacht regattas. The multiclass Caribbean yacht regatta combining extreme competitive racing with the best french hospitality St Barth has to offer - Light breeze conditi...

  • Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - Day Off

    Episode 16

    Lay day for the competitors of Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - celebrating it's 7th anniversary and established as one of the world's leading super yacht regattas. The multiclass Caribbean yacht regatta combining extreme competitive racing with the best french hospitality St Barth has to offer - Ti...

  • Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - Final Day & Winners

    Episode 17

    Final day and the winners take to the podium - the usual magnums of Veuve Clicquot is there to accompany them. Celebrating it's 7th anniversary and established as one of the world's leading super yacht regattas. The multiclass Caribbean yacht regatta combining extreme competitive racing with the ...

  • Les Voiles de St Barth 2017 - Wrap Up - The Best Of Times

    Episode 18

    Celebrating it's 7th anniversary and established as one of the world's leading super yacht regattas. The multiclass Caribbean yacht regatta combining extreme competitive racing with the best french hospitality St Barth has to offer... "One of the beauties of sailing is that it's never the same. A...

  • Antigua Sailing Week 2017 - Caribbean Sailing Association - Race Day 4

    Episode 19

    Day Four and everyone should have been chilled out after listening to Damian Marley, the Jamaican reggae artist, the night before but the bareboat class at the 50th Antigua Sailing Week had their 'race faces' on at the start. Crunch time for the regatta leader, Thomas Sparrer, in more ways than o...

  • Antigua Sailing Week 2017 - Epic Highlights

    Episode 20

    The 50th Antigua Sailing Week has finished but what a festival of racing in the Caribbean. Take a look at some of the action both on and off the water - get ready to book your place at the 2018 ASW.

    Video Producer: Acquafilms

  • Round The Island Race 2017

    Episode 21

    Exclusive - In partnership with Island RIBs and Musto. Early start for all of the 1342 entries for the iconic trip around the Isle of Wight starting at Cowes. The Race Record was broken by one minute by Team Concise in their MOD70 - the VRsport.tv Media Crew were there at the finish to record thi...

  • 2017 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Aftermovie

    Episode 22

    37th St Maarten Heineken Regatta - held in March hosted by the Sint Maarten Yacht Club with the motto "Serious Fun!" Enjoy the 'Aftermovie' bringing all the action and fun from 2017 - we can't wait for next year!

    Video Producer: On Air Media & Entertainment

  • Cowes Week 2017 Wrap Up

    Episode 23

    What a week it was - records smashed, rain, wind, more rain, more wind and on the odd occasion some sun came out too. Over 1,000 boats and up to 40 races per day, Cowes Week is one of the biggest social events in the British sporting calendar.

    Video Content: On shore - VR Sport Media & On wat...

  • Volvo Ocean Race Leg Zero - Stage 1 - Record Smashed

    Episode 24

    The pre Volvo Ocean Race Leg Zero started with the Round the Isle of Wight sprint for the 65's - perfect wind for smashing the monohull record and getting crews set for the Fastnet.

    Video Content: Sunset + Vine Edited: VR Sport Media