Royal Ocean Racing Club Ltd.
20 St James's Place, London, SW1A 1NN | +44 (0) 20 7493 2248
  • Home
  • Racing Events 2020

IRC National Championship

Race Date: 2020-09-11

DATE: Friday 11th - 13th September
SCHEDULE: Up to four races per day

The annual championship which brings together the cream of IRC boats competing in tightly banded IRC classes.

Continue Reading

J/Cup

Race Date: 2020-09-03

DATE: Thursday 3rd - Saturday 5th September
SCHEDULE: Up to four races a day

Hosted by Key Yachting, the J/Cup is an annual regatta exclusively for boats of the J/Boats brand, and all J/Boatsmodels are invited to compete.

Continue Reading

ORC/IRC World Championship

DATE: Friday 25th September - Saturday 3rd October
SCHEDULE: Eight races, including two offshore races and six offshore races hosted out of Newport RI, USA

The 2020 ORC/IRC World Championship will bring top sailing teams from around the globe to battle on Rhode Island Sound and Narragansett Bay.

Continue Reading

Rolex Middle Sea Race

DATE: Saturday 17th October
COURSE: Valletta, Strait of Messina, Stromboli, Pantelleria, Lampedusa, Valletta.
DISTANCE (nm): 608

Organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club

The Rolex Middle Sea Race has one of the most spectacular courses of all the classic offshore races.

Continue Reading

Cherbourg Race

DATE: Friday 4th September
COURSE: Cowes – Cherbourg
DISTANCE (nm): 75

The last race of the domestic season takes competitors on a dash across the Channel to Cherbourg.

Continue Reading

SSE Renewables Round Ireland Yacht Race

Race Date: 2020-08-22

DATE: Saturday 22nd August (rescheduled date)
COURSE: Leave Ireland and all its islands, excluding Rockall, to starboard.
DISTANCE (nm): 704

Organised by the Wicklow Sailing Club in association with the RORC and Royal Irish Yacht Club.

In its 21st edition, the biennial Round Ireland Race will take competitors through a varied classic course, from the wild west coast of Ireland and the full brunt of the Atlantic, to the busy North and St. George's Channels flanking the Irish Sea.

Continue Reading

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.