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

A Solo Offshore Racing Campaign with Will Harris

DATE: Friday 27th September
LOCATION: Cowes Clubhouse

Will Harris has campaigned in the discipline of Short handed Offshore racing for the past 5 years, working towards the solo round the world race, the Vendée Globe

TIME: 19.00

This year Will competed in the La Solitaire du Figaro for his second time, a race considered the unofficial world championships of solo sailing.

At 25 years-old, Will was one of the youngest competitors and one of only 2 British sailors racing in a 47 strong fleet, competing against offshore household names such as Michel Desjoyeaux, Armel Le Cléac'h and Loïck Peyron.

With vast experience among other classes too including the Volvo Ocean Race, Imoca 60's and the Double-handed RORC series, Will shares his experiences and learnings of campaigning in the discipline of short-handed racing.

Tickets: Free for members, £5 for non-members.

Book here.

A two course set menu at £20pp will be available following Will's talk. For dinner reservations email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +44 (0)1983 293 581.

RORC Office Locations Map
Royal Ocean Racing Club
(General Enquiries, Membership, House)

20 St James's Place

 +44 (0) 20 7493 2248
 +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
Royal Ocean Racing Club
(Racing Enquiries)

82 High Street
Isle of Wight
PO31 7AJ

 +44 (0) 1983 295 144
 +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
RORC Cowes Clubhouse

The Parade
Isle of Wight
PO31 7QU

 +44 (0) 1983 293581
 +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
RORC Rating Office
(Seahorse Rating Ltd)

Seahorse Building, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 3SE

 +44 (0) 1590 677030
 +44 (0) 1590 679478

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.