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

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  • The 2017 Vice Admiral's Cup Notice of Race is now published. This event takes place from Friday 19th May - Sunday 21st May, and entries close Thursday 11th May 2017. DOWNLOAD THE NOTICE OF RACE
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  • Sailors at the RORC Easter Challenge left Cowes this Easter Sunday sunburned, full of chocolate and brimming with freshly acquired wisdom about their sport. Across the 50 boat fleet competing at the RORC’s three day long domestic season opener, that doubles as its annual training regatta, it was close across
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  • While Invictus Challenge remains top scoring boat at the RORC Easter Challenge, today the scoreline of Sir Keith Mills’ immaculately sailed FAST40+ was matched in IRC Two by La Réponse, skippered by Admiral of the RORC, Andrew McIrvine. Day two of the RORC’s domestic season opener and training regatta, saw
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  • The RORC 2017 Season Notice of Race is now published. Information on all the RORC Offshore Races and Inshore Regattas for the 2017 are available here. Entry for all races, including the enormously popular Rolex Fastnet Race, opens 1200, Monday 9th January 2017. Download the 2017 RORC Notice of Race
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  • The RORC Easter Challenge, the Royal Ocean Racing Club's domestic season opener and coaching regatta, got off to an ideal start on the Solent today. Three races were held, the first of two windward-leewards off Lee-on-the Solent starting in a relatively benign 7 knot southwesterly. After gently easing the boats
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  • Britain’s premature summer looks set to continue into this weekend for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Easter Challenge, running on the Solent from Good Friday until Easter Sunday. The RORC Easter Challenge traditionally doubles as the opener for the club’s domestic season and as a ‘coaching regatta’. Aiming to try
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Upcoming Races

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  • DATE: Wednesday 12th April
    COURCE: Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong to San Fernando, Philippines
    DISTANCE (nm): 480

    Organised by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.
    This biennial 480nm race starts against the awesome skyline of Hong Kong, before blasting competitors across the China Sea to the stunning beaches of the Philippines.

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  • DATE: Friday 14th- Sunday 16th April
    COURSE: N/A
    DISTANCE (nm): N/A

    As spring arrives in the Solent and boats return to the water, the RORC Easter Challenge offers crews the chance to do some pre-season training and fine-tuning. With the relaxation of RRS41, the highlight of the event is the availability of a selection of experienced coaches on the water to assist teams with getting back up to speed.

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  • DATE: Saturday 29th April
    COURSE: Cowes – Le Havre via marks
    DISTANCE (nm): 110-160

    The first offshore race of the domestic season finishes in the second busiest port in France, Le Havre. Depending on the weather conditions, the race may include various marks along the way.

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Upcoming Social Events

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  • DATE: Sunday 16th April, 1200 - 1400
    LOCATION: Cowes Clubhouse

    Book early for Easter Sunday Lunch at the RORC Cowes Clubhouse, don't forget to get here early to discover all the Easter Eggs around the Club garden!
    The Easter Egg Hunt begins at 1200 finishing just in time for lunch at 1230. Lunch is served until 1400.

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  • DATE: Saturday 22nd April, 1200 - 1400
    LOCATION: Cowes Clubhouse

    Join us this Club Supper where we start by sampling new and varied wine provided by Wight & Wessex Wines. Supper is then followed by the tasting of unique and new cheeses, provided by Toby’s of Cowes. Toby’s of Cowes is a Cheese Shop ran by Jenny Ahl, who provides wonderful cheeses from home and abroad. Jenny will provide samples and notes on alternative cheeses to the popular varieties found in supermarkets.

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  • DATE: Friday 28th April, 1900 onwards
    LOCATION: Cowes Clubhouse

    Catch up with your fellow competitors over a pre-race meal at the Clubhouse.

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Race Programme

Race Programme

The complete inshore and offshore race programme.

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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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  • Rolex Fastnet Race
  • RORC Caribbean 600
  • Racing: Save the Date!

    Rolex Fastnet Race

    DATE: Sunday 6th August 2017

    The 47th Rolex Fastnet Race will start on Sunday 6th August from the Royal Yacht Squadron Line. The biennial event is expected to once again attract a diverse fleet of yachts from around the world. Entries to the race open on 9th January 2017.

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    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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  • Corinthian Ball
  • New Year’s Day Lunch
  • Events: Save the Date!

    Corinthian Ball

    Date: Tuesday 1st August 2017
    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.

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    Fireworks Party

    Date: Friday 4th August 2017
    Location: Cowes Clubhouse

    Join the RORC Cowes Clubhouse for the Fireworks Party, the Club's traditional wrap-up event on the final evening of Cowes Week. Against the backdrop of the legendary firework display to celebrate another successful Cowes Week, guests can enjoy a relaxed evening at the Clubhouse with wine and dinner.

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.