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2018 RORC Transatlantic Race

2017 RORC Transatlantic Race

DATE: Saturday 24th November
COURSE: Lanzarote - Grenada
DISTANCE (nm): 2995

The fifth edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race takes the competitors through the islands of the Canaries, with their reputation for large acceleration zones and big waves, beforeheading out across the Atlantic Ocean to a finish off Quarantine Point on the east coast of Grenada

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Atlantic Anniversary Regatta (East)

Atlantic Anniversary Regatta
Race Date: 2018-07-08

DATE: Sunday 8th July
COURSE: Hamilton, Bermuda – United Kingdom to port – Hamburg/Cuxhaven, Germany
DISTANCE (nm): 3,500

Entries are open for 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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Cherbourg Race

Race Date: 2018-09-07

DATE: Friday 7th September - first start 18:00
COURSE: Cowes – Cherbourg
DISTANCE (nm): 80

The Cherbourg Race is the last of the UK-based races of the RORC Season’s Points Championship and is very often the decider for the class winners. The race can be won and lost in the escape from the Solent, in the strong tides on the approach to Cherbourg and finally on the last mile along the inside of the breakwater of the Grande Rade.

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Sevenstar round Britain and Ireland Race

Race Date: 2018-08-12

DATE: Sunday 12th August - first start 12:00
COURSE: Cowes – around Britain and Ireland - Cowes
DISTANCE (nm): 1805

This quadrennial race is probably the most challenging of all RORC offshores - the equivalent of three Fastnets.

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De Guingand Bowl Race

Race Date: 2018-08-25

DATE: Saturday 25th August - first start 10:00
COURSE: Cowes – Marks - Solent
DISTANCE (nm): 110-160

Presented to the club by ‘Buster’ (Vice Commodore 1957-1959) and Mrs De Guingand, the Bowl goes to the winner of the annual race bearing their name. This will head out from the Royal Yacht Squadron line, rounding marks and waypoints, and taking in the headlands of the central English Channel, before returning to the Solent to finish.

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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
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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.