Royal Ocean Racing Club Ltd.
20 St James's Place, London, SW1A 1NN | +44 (0) 20 7493 2248
  • Home
  • Racing Events 2022

De Guingand Bowl Race

DATE: Saturday 14th May
COURSE: Cowes – Marks - Solent
DISTANCE (nm): 110-160

The race will head out to the west 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.

Continue Reading

Cervantes Trophy Race

DATE: Saturday 30th April 2022
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.

Continue Reading

RORC Easter Challenge

DATE: Friday 15th - Sunday 17th April 2022
SCHEDULE: Up to three races per day

A later Easter in 2022 should mean boats have plenty of time to get ready for this traditional season opener. The RORC Easter Challenge offers crews the chance for some vital pre-season training and fine-tuning.

Continue Reading

RORC Baltic Sea Race

The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and Ocean Racing Alliance (ORA) launch the new 630nm RORC Baltic Sea Race, starting from Helsinki on 21st July 2022 © © Pepe Korteniemi

The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) together with the Ocean Racing Alliance (ORA) are delighted to announce a new offshore race to start on 21st July 2022. The RORC Baltic Sea Race is open to boats racing under IRC, MOCRA, Class40 Rules and other class associations.

Continue Reading

RORC Caribbean 600

Race Date: 2021-02-22

DATE: Monday 21st February 2022
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.

Continue Reading

RORC Transatlantic Race

2022 RORC Transatlantic Race

DATE: Saturday 8th January 2022
COURSE: Lanzarote - Grenada
DISTANCE (nm): 2995

The eighth 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

Continue Reading

  • 1
  • 2
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.