Kuka3 fights to the finish in RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada


Franco Niggeler’s Cookson 50 Kuka3 heads into Port Louis Marina after crossing the finish line in Grenada © RORC/Arthur Daniel

By Louay Habib

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — Franco Niggeler’s Swiss Cookson 50 Kuka3, skippered by Roberto Chuny Bermúdez de Castro, overcame technical issues and a fire on board to post the best IRC corrected time so far in the RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada. After over 12 days of racing in the Atlantic Ocean, the crew looked tired but elated to arrive at Port Louis Marina.

Kuka3 finished the RORC Transatlantic Race on Thursday at 17:34:35 UTC in an elapsed time of 12 days 5 hrs 34 mins and 35 secs and was the second yacht racing under IRC to finish the race, after Pier Luigi Loro Piana’s Supermaxi My Song. Kuka3 has set the best time…

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