Royal Ocean Racing Club Ltd.
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  • DATE: Wednesday 18th October
    COURSE: Victoria (HK) – Nha Trang
    DISTANCE (nm): 673

    Organised by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

    First run in 1996, then biennially since 2004, this year will mark the eighth edition of this, the longest Category 1 offshore race in Asia. A challenging, predominantly downwind and fast passage to Nha Trang, on the southeastern coast of Vietnam, the race has once again been recognised as a qualifying race for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race.

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  • DATE: Saturday 21st October
    COURSE: Valletta, Strait of Messina, Stromboli, Pantelleria, Lampedusa, Valletta.
    DISTANCE (nm): 608

    Organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club

    The Rolex Middle Sea Race has one of the most spectacular courses of all the classic offshore races.

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  • DATE: Friday 17th November
    COURSE: Port Klang, Pangkor, Penang, Langkawi
    DISTANCE (nm): 260

    Organised by the Royal Selangor Yacht Club

    This regatta is now over 25 years old. Back in 1989 the then Raja Muda (Crown Prince) of Selangor, a keen sailor, proposed a regatta for boats that were coming to RSYC on their way to the newly formed Kings Cup, held in Thailand during December. And so was born one of the most popular regattas in Asia.

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  • DATE: Saturday 25th November
    COURSE: Lanzarote – Grenada
    DISTANCE (nm): 2,865

    In 2017 the RORC Transatlantic Race will be part of the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta, held in conjunction with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the Norddeutscher Regatta Verein in Hamburg, celebrating their 50th and 150th anniversaries respectively.

    Click here for more information on the second leg from Bermuda to Hamburg/Cuxhaven, Germany in July 2018.

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  • DATE: Sunday 8th July
    COURSE: Hamilton, Bermuda – United Kingdom to port – Hamburg/Cuxhaven, Germany
    DISTANCE (nm): 3,500

    Entries are open for the first ever race crossing the Atlantic Ocean twice: the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta.
    West: November 25th 2017 Lanzarote (Canary Island) – Grenada, incorporating the RORC Transatlantic Race
    East: July 8th 2018 Bermuda – Hamburg (GER)

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Racing with the RORC

Whether you are a member or not, racing with the RORC has never been simpler. Browse the RORC Race Programme, download the Notice of Race, catch up with the latest Race Results, renew your IRC certificate and enter your next race via Sailgate, today.

Race Programme

Race Programme

The complete inshore and offshore race programme.

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Race Results

Race Results

Access the latest and archive race results.

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Sailgate - the RORC's online entry system

Sailgate - the RORC's online entry system

You can register your boat, enter inshore and offshore RORC races and manage your personal crew account via Sailgate, the RORC’s online entry system.

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Notice of Race

Notice of Race

Everything you need to know before you race with the RORC this year.

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World Sailing Special Regulations

World Sailing Special Regulations

Make sure you comply with the stated World Sailing Special Regulations for all RORC races.

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IRC Rating

IRC Rating

Register for, or renew, your IRC Rating Certificate. Click here to reach the RORC Rating Office.

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  • Rolex Fastnet Race

    The Rolex Fastnet Race was first raced in 1925 and is one of the classic 600 milers. Held biennially, the next race will be starting Sunday 6 August 2017.

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  • RORC Caribbean 600

    The RORC Caribbean 600 is an annual race starting and finishing in Antigua, taking competitors on a 600 mile course around 11 Leeward Islands. Next race will be starting Monday 20 February 2017.

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  • RORC Transatlantic Race

    Started in 2014, the RORC Transatlantic Race is the perfect feeder race for competitors heading to the Caribbean for the winter season. The next race will be Saturday 25 November 2017.

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  • The Commodores’ Cup

    The biennial offshore regatta for three boat teams is a premier Corinthian international event, attracting the finest fleets to Cowes.

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  • Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race

    A mammoth challenge for only the bravest, the course around the British and Irish Isles is held once every four years making this an unmissable event. The next race will be starting Sunday 12 August 2018.

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  • Transatlantic Race

    Organised by the Royal Yacht Squadron, the New York Yacht Club, the Royal Ocean Racing Club and the Storm Trysail Club, the 2,800nm west to east race dates back to 1886 and is held once every four years.

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Royal Ocean Racing Club

20 St James's Place
London SW1A 1NN
UK

fon: +44 (0) 20 7493 2248
fax: +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
web: http://www.rorc.org

Royal Ocean Racing Club Cowes

82 High Street
Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AJ
UK

fon: +44 (0) 1983 295 144
fax: +44 (0) 20 7493 5252
web: http://www.rorc.org

RORC Rating Office (Seahorse Rating Ltd)

Seahorse Building, Bath Road
Lymington, Hampshire SO41 3SE
UK

fon: +44 (0) 1590 677030
fax: +44 (0) 1590 679478
web: http://www.rorcrating.com
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.