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

Channel Race

Race Date: 2017-07-22

DATE: Saturday 22nd July
COURSE: Cowes – Solent finish, around marks
DISTANCE (nm): 24-36 hours

The final RORC qualifier before the Rolex Fastnet Race, the Channel Race was originally the second ‘ocean race’, established by the Ocean Racing Club in 1928. In those days the race was aimed towards smaller boats and the course included the Cherbourg Breakwater.

Date: Saturday 22nd July

Course: Cowes – Solent finish, around marks

Distance (nm): 24-36 hours

The final RORC qualifier before the Rolex Fastnet Race, the Channel Race was originally the second ‘ocean race’, established by the Ocean Racing Club in 1928. In those days the race was aimed towards smaller boats and the course included the Cherbourg Breakwater. In recent years this course has been set around marks, the exact route decided after taking into account the wind and tidal conditions.

Special Regulations

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Royal Ocean Racing Club
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20 St James's Place
London
SW1A 1NN
UK

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Royal Ocean Racing Club
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82 High Street
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7AJ
UK

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The Parade
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7QU
UK

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(Seahorse Rating Ltd)

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

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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.