Royal Ocean Racing Club Ltd.
20 St James's Place, London, SW1A 1NN | +44 (0) 20 7493 2248

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  • DATE: Saturday 5th May
    COURSE: Cowes – Le Havre via marks
    DISTANCE (nm): 110-160

    The first offshore race of the domestic season is a cross-Channel dash to Le Havre. Depending on the weather conditions, the race may include various marks along the way.

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  • DATE: Saturday 26th May
    COURSE: Cowes – Eddystone Lighthouse – Solent finish
    DISTANCE (nm): 230 - 256

    The race around Eddystone Lighthouse is typically the most popular in Rolex Fastnet years, mirroring the first 130nm miles of the season's main event.

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  • DATE: Saturday 9th - Saturday 16th June
    SCHEDULE: Ten races over eight days

    For its third ever edition, following Cork and Marseille, the IRC Europeans visit Cowes replacing our normal IRC Nationals. European Championship competitors will also be able to form their own three boat teams to race simultaneously for the Commodores' Cup.

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  • DATE: 2018
    LOCATION: London and Cowes

    Download the 2018 RORC Events Programme* pdfhere.

    *Dates, times and schedules are subject to change and amendments. Therefore please check the RORC website for the latest updates and news.

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  • DATE: 25th - 27th May
    LOCATION: Cowes Clubhouse

    The RORC London Clubhouse will close for the May Bank Holiday at 10.00 on Friday 25th May and reopen at 09.00 on Tuesday 28th May.

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  • DATE: Friday 25th May, 1900 onwards
    LOCATION: Cowes Clubhouse

    The RORC Cowes Clubhouse will be hosting our usual Pre-Race Supper the night before the Race, on Friday 25th May.

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Race Programme 2018/2019

Race Programme 2018/2019

The complete inshore and offshore race programme for 2018 and the preview for 2019.

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Race Results

Race Results

Access the latest and archive race results.

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Notice of Race

Notice of Race

Everything you need to know before you race with the RORC.

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Sailgate - the RORC's online entry system

Sailgate - the RORC's online entry system

Click here to register your boat and enter inshore and offshore RORC races.

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RORC Cowes Clubhouse

RORC Cowes Clubhouse

The RORC Cowes Clubhouse, click here for opening times, accommodation and event informatio...

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  • Atlantic Anniversary Regatta (West) incorporating the RORC Transatlantic Race
  • RORC Caribbean 600
  • Atlantic Anniversary Regatta (East)
  • Racing: Save the Date!

    Atlantic Anniversary Regatta (West) / RORC Transatlantic Race

    DATE: Saturday 25th November 2017

    Line up for the next big Atlantic adventure with the first ever race crossing the Atlantic Ocean twice: the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta. West: November 25th 2017 Lanzarote (Canary Island) – Grenada, incorporating the RORC Transatlantic Race

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  • Racing: Save the Date!

    RORC Caribbean 600

    DATE: Monday 20th February 2017

    Now in its ninth year, the RORC Caribbean 600 has established itself as a must-do offshore classic. At a time when the northern hemisphere is in the grips of winter, the draw of sunshine, warm water and constant trade winds are too much to resist.

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  • Racing: Save the Date!

    Atlantic Anniversary Regatta (East)

    DATE: Sunday 8th July 2018

    Line up for the next big Atlantic adventure with the first ever race crossing the Atlantic Ocean twice: the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta. West: November 25th 2017 Lanzarote (Canary Island) – Grenada, incorporating the RORC Transatlantic Race East: July 8th 2018 Bermuda – Hamburg (GER)

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  • The Commodore's Cocktail Party
  • The Corinthian Ball
  • Events: Save the Date!

    The Commodore's Cocktail Party

    Date: Saturday 4th August 2018
    Location: Cowes Clubhouse

    Join the RORC Cowes Clubhouse for the Commodore's Cocktail Party. The traditional opening event of Lendy Cowes Week, the Commodore and the Flag Officers of the RORC welcome you to celebrate the start of the week.

  • Events: Save the Date!

    The Corinthian Ball

    Date: Tuesday 7th August 2018
    Location: Cowes Clubhouse

    The highlight of the Cowes Week programme, the Corinthian Ball on Ladies Day of Cowes Week is an 'must-do' in the RORC Cowes calendar. Whether you have spent the day on the water or watching from shore, all can unwind and enjoy the themed evening which includes drinks, dinner and dancing and much more.

Royal Ocean Racing Club

20 St James's Place
London SW1A 1NN
UK

fon: +44 (0) 20 7493 2248
fax: +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
web: http://www.rorc.org

Royal Ocean Racing Club Cowes

82 High Street
Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AJ
UK

fon: +44 (0) 1983 295 144
fax: +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
web: http://www.rorc.org

RORC Rating Office (Seahorse Rating Ltd)

Seahorse Building, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire SO41 3SE
UK

fon: +44 (0) 1590 677030
fax: +44 (0) 1590 679478
web: http://www.rorcrating.com
Royal Ocean Racing Club
(General Enquiries, Membership, House)

20 St James's Place
London
SW1A 1NN
UK

 +44 (0) 20 7493 2248
 +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
 http://www.rorc.org
Royal Ocean Racing Club
(Racing Enquiries)

82 High Street
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7AJ
UK

 +44 (0) 1983 295 144
 +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
 http://www.rorc.org
RORC Cowes Clubhouse


The Parade
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7QU
UK

 +44 (0) 1983 293581
 +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
 http://www.rorc.org
RORC Rating Office
(Seahorse Rating Ltd)

Seahorse Building, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3SE
UK

 +44 (0) 1590 677030
 +44 (0) 1590 679478
 http://www.rorcrating.com

Royal Ocean Racing Club - since 1925

The RORC was founded in 1925 to encourage long distance yacht racing and the design, building and navigation of sailing vessels in which speed and seaworthiness are combined. Today the club encourages ocean, long distance and other forms of yacht racing and yachting activity.