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Performance 40 Class at Vice Admirals Cup

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As part of the Performance 40 series for 2018 there will be a class start at the Vice Admirals Cup in May.

North Sails, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Warsash Sailing Club, Royal Southern Yacht Club and Hamble River Sailing Club have teamed up to create the ‘Performance 40’ series for 2018 which will consist of seven events with five to count for the Overall Trophies.

1.Easter Challenge 30th March – 1st April RORC
2.Warsash Spring Champs April 21-22nd Warsash
3.Warsash Spring Champs April 28th-29th April Warsash
4.May Royal Southern Regatta 12th-13th Royal Southern
5.Vice Admiral’s Cup** May 18th-20th RORC
6.September Royal Southern Regatta 8th -9th (Performance 40 Nationals 1.5 points)
7.Hamble River Sailing Club 6th and 7th October (Final Event Double Points)
(**Vice Admiral’s Cup will not be part of the overall series due to J111’s having a Class Start, however P40’s will have their own Class Start and VAC Trophy!)

A ‘Performance 40 is a Cruiser/Racer around 40ft and will be defined by the below limitations, which utilises information from her IRC Certificate.

IRC Band 1.075-1.145
LH 11.15m-14.1m
DLR 130-200
Max Draft 2.65m

For reference a First 40 is at the bottom of the band and an XP44 is at the top of the band. This includes but is not limited to; J111’s, J122’s, J133’s, IMX40’s, Grand Soleil 43’s, Arcona 41’s, JND 39’s, Corby 41’s, Mills 39’s, Matt 12’s, King 40’s, Azuree 46’s etc.

For further information on the Vice Admirals Cup please visit www.rorc.org or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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