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RORC Easter Challenge

DATE: Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th April 2021
SCHEDULE: Up to three races per day

After a windless 2019 and a pandemic in 2020 it should be third time lucky for this popular training event that heralds the start of the domestic RORC programme. The RORC Easter Challenge offers crews the chance for some vital pre-season training and fine-tuning.

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RORC Caribbean 600

Race Date: 2021-02-22

DATE: Monday 22nd February 2021
COURSE: Antigua – Antigua
DISTANCE (nm): 600

The RORC Caribbean 600 has firmly established itself as a must-do modern classic for boats based on both sides of the Atlantic attracting many of the best racing yachts and crews from all over the world.

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Dubai - Muscat Race

DATE: Friday 26th February 2021
COURSE: Dubai, UAE - Muscat, Oman
DISTANCE (nm): 360

Organised by the United Arab Emirates Sailing and Rowing Federation.

The course will be from Dubai to Muscat and the sailing area is the waters of the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

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Rolex China Sea Race

DATE: Wednesday 31st March 2021
COURSE: Hong Kong, China - Subic Bay, The Philippines
DISTANCE (nm): 565

Organised by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club with the co-operation of the Manila Yacht Club and Subic Bay Yacht Club.

The Rolex China Sea Race was first held in 1962 and ever since it has continued to attract interest and, as an undisputed Asian blue-water classic, has served to draw the attention of the international yachting fraternity to Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. 

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Cervantes Trophy Race

DATE: Saturday 1st May 2021
COURSE: Cowes – Le Havre via marks
DISTANCE (nm): 110-160

The first offshore race of the domestic season is a cross-Channel dash to Le Havre. Depending on the weather conditions, the race may include various marks along the way.

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RORC Transatlantic Race

2021 RORC Transatlantic Race

DATE: Saturday 9th January 2021
COURSE: Lanzarote - Grenada
DISTANCE (nm): 2995

The seventh 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, before heading out across the Atlantic Ocean to a finish off Quarantine Point on the east coast of Grenada

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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.