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

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  • DATE: Saturday 22nd October 2022
    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: 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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  • 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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  • For the first time, the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s GBR IRC National Championship in 2024 will not take place from the club’s base in Cowes but will form part of the International Paint Poole Regatta. The 26th edition of the IRC Nationals, one of the major annual regattas for the
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  • 17 boats contested the 2022 IRC Double Handed National championship over the first two weekends of September which was won by the J/109 JAGO sailed by Mike Yates and Will Holland.
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  • The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup once again proved that the RORC/UNCL’s IRC rating system is thriving at one of the most prestigious events in the sailing calendar. This year’s event, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in conjunction with the International Maxi Association, saw a return to a pre-pandemic
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  • The Royal Ocean Racing Club announces the inaugural RORC Caribbean 600 Series which will be based in Antigua from 14th to 24th February 2023. The series will include three days of racing followed by the main event; the 14th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600. The RORC Caribbean 600 Series
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  • The Royal Ocean Racing Club has been privileged to have Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as our Patron for almost 70 years. We join the Nation and others in mourning her death and offer our deepest sympathies to His Majesty The King and the whole Royal Family.
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  • The 2022 RORC Season’s Championship concluded on Saturday 3rd September with the finish of the 75-mile Cherbourg Race. A light southerly wind, oscillating both to the east and the west, giving a strategic edge to the race. The overall winner after IRC time correction was Mike Moxley’s HOD 35 Malice,
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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 for 2023.

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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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  • RORC Caribbean 600
  • Racing: Save the Date!

    RORC Caribbean 600

    DATE: Monday 22nd February 2021

    Now in its thirteenth year, the RORC Caribbean 600 has established itself as a must-do offshore classic. At a time when the northern hemisphere is in the grips of winter, the draw of sunshine, warm water and constant trade winds are too much to resist.

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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.