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Dubai - Muscat Race

DATE: Saturday 4th February 2023
COURSE: Dubai, UAE - Muscat, Oman
DISTANCE (nm): 360

Organised by the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club in conjunction with the United Arab Emirates Sailing and Rowing Federation and is recognised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club.

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Cervantes Trophy Race

DATE: Saturday 29th April 2023
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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Rolex China Sea Race

DATE: Wednesday 5th April 2023
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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RORC Easter Challenge

DATE: Friday 7th - Sunday 9th April 2023
SCHEDULE: Up to three races per day

A relatively later Easter in 2023 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.

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RORC Caribbean 600

DATE: Monday 20th February 2023
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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RORC Transatlantic Race

2022 RORC Transatlantic Race

DATE: Sunday 8th January 2023
COURSE: Lanzarote - Grenada
DISTANCE (nm): 2995

The ninth 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.