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2024 Double Handed World Offshore Championship Confirms Lorient as Hosts

15th February 2024
Lorient Grand Large confirmed as host of 2024 Double-Handed World Offshore Championship
Lorient Grand Large confirmed as host of 2024 Double Handed World Offshore Championship

Lorient Grand Large, Yacht Club de France, and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) have joined forces to host the 2024 Double Handed World Offshore Championship. The event will feature a fleet of Sun Fast 30 One Design boats and will take place off the coast of Brittany in September 2024.

The three organisations will run this mixed event jointly, each bringing their expertise to deliver a world-class competition. Lorient Grand Large will take the lead in organizing the event, while RORC will oversee race management. The Yacht Club de France will contribute a network of volunteers and control over the one-design rules.

The agreement with World Sailing covers three World Championships, with the event moving to Cowes on the Isle of Wight in 2025 and then to a venue to be confirmed in 2026.

Published in World Sailing, RORC Team

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World Sailing Information

World Sailing is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Founded in 1907, World Sailing's vision is for a world in which millions more people fall in love with sailing; inspired by the unique relationship between sport, technology and the forces of nature; we all work to protect the waters of the world.

World Sailing is made up of 144 Member National Authorities, the national governing bodies for sailing around the world and 117 World Sailing Class Associations.