#OFFSHORE – Commodore Vinnie O'Shea is urging offshore sailors to turn out in good numbers when the 2012 South Coast Offshore Racing (SCORA) programme returns to its more traditional format this season writes Claire Bateman. The Jim Donegan Offshore Championship (IRC and ECHO) will be awarded to the overall winner of the series based on 'ALL IN' results.
This competition will commence on May 31st with the Crosshaven-Milford Haven Race, an event that SCORA's Martin Darrer has been organising.
The Championship will also consist of the Kinsale-Fastnet-Kinsale race on June 8th, the Gas Rigs Race on July 31st, Crosshaven-Schull August 3rd and Fastnet Race-Calves Week August 9th.
Commodore Vinnie O'Shea is urging a good turnout for a season that promises excellent sailing with a variety of courses and venues and hopefully wind and sun to be included in abundance.