Royal Ocean Racing Club Ltd.
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De Guingand Bowl Race

DATE: Saturday 26th June
COURSE: Cowes – Marks - Solent
DISTANCE (nm): 110-160

Presented to the club by ‘Buster’ (Vice Commodore 1957-1959) and Mrs De Guingand, the Bowl goes to the winner of the annual race bearing their name. This will head out from the Royal Yacht Squadron line, rounding marks and waypoints, and taking in the headlands of the central English Channel, before returning to the Solent to finish.

Date: Saturday 26th June
Course: Cowes - marks- Solent

Distance (nm): 110-160

Presented to the Club by ‘Buster’ (Vice Commodore 1957-1959) and Mrs De Guingand, the Bowl goes to the winner of the annual race bearing their name. The race will head out from the Royal Yacht Squadron line, taking in headlands along the south coast and rounding marks and waypoints in the central English Channel, before returning to the Solent to finish. Complex tides add to the challenge for the skippers and crews with the course being set to take account of the expected wind and tidal conditions.

Special Regulations

Category 3 with Category 2 liferaft, AIS Transponder and RORC prescriptions

Race Documents

2021 De Guingand Bowl Sailing Instructions  - issued 21st June 2021

2021 De Guingand Bowl Entries  - updated 24th June 2021

RORC Covid-19 Guidance for Competitors  - issued May 2021

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