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

Royal Ocean Racing Club members and their guests can enjoy comfortable accommodation, fine dining and social activities at two clubhouses. Be it in the elegant surroundings of the Georgian townhouse in St James’s, London or with panoramic views overlooking the Solent from the Clubhouse in the centre of British yachting, Cowes, members can relax in their own ‘home from home’.

  • Prime location in the heart of central London.

    Prime location in the heart of central London.

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  • Light, comfortable and affordable accommodation.

    Light, comfortable and affordable accommodation.

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  • A place to meet like-minded sailors.

    A place to meet like-minded sailors.

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  • Stunning views across the Solent.

    Stunning views across the Solent.

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  • Fine dining available throughout the year.

    Fine dining available throughout the year.

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  • Range of activities available for members and their guests.

    Range of activities available for members and their guests.

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  • Over 70 teams from 16 different nations are expected for the 2023 RORC Caribbean 600, with a dozen or more boats racing in the inaugural RORC Nelson’s Cup Series. Racing action for the new series starts on Valentine’s Day Tuesday February 14th. The final event of the four-race series will
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  • Twenty teams from 12 different nations competed in the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 3000-mile race across the Atlantic Ocean. Starting from Marina Lanzarote on the 8th of January 2023, the 9th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race had near perfect trade wind conditions. Two new race records were set and
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  • An amazing achievement for the first Two-Handed all-female team to complete the RORC Transatlantic Race! Congratulations to Kate Cope and Claire Dresser on Sun Fast 3200 Purple Mist (GBR) after crossing the finish line in Grenada on 29th January at 02:36:10 UTC, in an elapsed time of 20 days 12hrs 26 mins.
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  • The crew on board Global Yacht Racing’s First 47.7 had a blast racing crossing the Atlantic in just over 17 days (elapsed), arriving in Grenada on Wednesday 25 January. “We made sure this trip we had a halfway party, where we made silly hats, had cupcakes and a good dinner
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  • Catch up with Peter and Duncan Bacon - the father and son team who have been sailing Two-Handed together for two and a half years on their Sun Fast 300 Sea Bear. The duo completed the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of: 16 days 10 hrs 21 mins 04 secs. “It
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  • James Boyd reviews some of the latest hardware built or acquired especially for this year's historic race. Winning the world’s largest offshore yacht race comes with huge prestige. Names on the Fastnet Challenge Cup, presented to the overall corrected time winner of the Rolex Fastnet Race since its first edition
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RORC Office Locations Map
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.