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Glamorous conditions on Good Friday

Sparkling conditions on the first day of racing in the Solent at the RORC Easter Challenge © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com

The first day of the RORC Easter Challenge was blessed with sparkling conditions in the Solent. A light gradient breeze from the south east built during the day to over 10 knots of pressure. Brilliant sunshine throughout the day added to the superb conditions.

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Get set for the RORC Easter Challenge

The RORC Easter Challenge offers crews the chance for some vital pre-season training and fine-tuning © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com

The RORC Easter Challenge is back with three days of racing in the Solent over the Easter Bank Holiday, 15-17 April. Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club for over 30 years, the RORC Easter Challenge offers crews the chance for some vital pre-season training and fine-tuning.

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Trading Places at the RORC IRC Nationals

Cornel Riklin's J/111 Jitterbug © Paul Wyeth/RORC

The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s IRC National Championship continued with a second day of racing in the Solent. Three windward leeward races in 5-10 knots of easterly breeze, produced contrasting conditions to the wet and wild northerly wind from the opening day.

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Sunrise dances to victory in the Morgan Cup

Spinnaker start for the 2021 Morgan Cup Race © Rick Tomlinson/RORC

The third race of the Royal Ocean Racing Club Season’s Points Championship was an overnight race to Dartmouth, Devon. The impressive RORC fleet got away on a spinnaker run, exiting the Solent to the east before turning upwind to race in the English Channel to finish at Dartmouth, Devon.

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Tala wins RORC Myth of Malham Cup

mym21 422David Collins’ Botin IRC52 Tala (© Paul Wyeth/RORC)

One hundred and twenty five boats started the 230 nautical-mile RORC Myth of Malham, held over the Bank Holiday Weekend. High pressure at the start of the race, delivered light to moderate conditions with brilliant sunshine for a magnificent spinnaker run down the South Coast of England.

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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.