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Conor Phelan's Jump Juice  from Royal Cork claimed RORC's IRC 2 prize
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Jump Juice (Conor Phelan) has won the 17–boat class two fleet of RORC's Easter Challenge on the Solent today in dramatic fashion. Clubmate Antix (Anthony O'Leary) at the helm of Antix was the winner of today's…
Howth Yacht Club's Laura Dillon helming Harry Heijst's S&S 41 Winsome relished today's brisk conditions
With gale force gusts forecast for the afternoon of Easter Saturday, one long race on a round the cans course in the central/eastern Solent was held today at the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Easter Challenge. Despite this, there were leader…
FAST40+s made their race debut at the RORC Easter Challenge
High speed, adrenalin pumping, ultra-competitive racing came to the Solent on the first day of RORC's Easter Challenge 2016 in what many agree is the most exciting development to have taken place in big boat keel boat racing in the…
Two time Commodores' Cup winner Anthony O'Leary is aboard his turboed Ker 40, Antix for Friday's RORC Easter Challenge
This Friday's opening regatta of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's domestic calendar, the RORC Easter Challenge, provides an opportunity for the 50 or so crews to ramp up their programmes for the 2016 season.  Those on the steepest learning curve…
Fast40+ Class President, Robert Greenhalgh, will be racing on Sir Keith Mills' Ker 40+, Invictus at the RORC Easter Challenge
For three days over the bank holiday weekend, the yachting world's eyes will be glued to the Solent as the Fast 40+ class makes its debut en masse at the Royal Ocean Racing Club's domestic season opener, the RORC Easter…
IRC racing at the Commodore's Cup on the Solent. The IRC handicap is flexible and not limited to using time-on-time scoring - as has been suggested, says Michael Boyd, Commodore of RORC
The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) in London says a 'correction is needed' over information contained in an article following an ORC presentation at the ICRA Conference in Limerick, a week ago. Michael Boyd, the Commodore of RORC, says the…
RORC's Easter Challenge on the Solent
The RORC Easter Challenge is the opening event for a long season of offshore racing. Designed as a 'training whilst racing' regatta, the RORC Easter Challenge is a great way to blow away the winter cobwebs and get world class…
Damian Foxall was aboard Phaedo. Scroll down for the video
Hurtling around the Caribbean at speeds in excess of 30 knots and topping out nearer 40, often barely a boat length apart, the epic duel between MOD70s Concise 10 and Phaedo3 came to a conclusion after 32 hours of hot…
RORC has confirmed Conor Fogerty's BAM as the class three winner in the Caribbean 600
Howth Yacht BAM skippered by Conor Fogerty has won Class 3 in RORC's Caribbbean 600 race after a tense battle over the last 24 hours where there were only minutes to spare against some international competition in the 600–mile race…
Eric de Turkheim’s individualistic Teasing Machine from France has had a magnificent RORC Caribbean 600 race, finishing a good third overall in an event which favoured the bigger boats and especialy the Maxi 72s.
The overnight leader, George Sakellaris’s Vrolik-designed Maxi 72 Proteus, is confirmed as winner of the RORC Caribbean 600 at noon today (Thursday) as time runs out for smaller craft still battling against wayward conditions further back along this cat’s cradle…
The Maxi 72 Proteus has finished in the RORC Caribbean 600, and currently heads the leaderboard in IRC Overall
UPDATE 2200hrs: The RORC Caribbean 600 continues to be a race of swings and roundabouts as different boats come to the fore depending on which part of this multi-island course they’re sailing along writes W M Nixon. There are stages…
Top rated IRC boats such as Anthony O'Leary's Antix from Royal Cork have a choice of IRC events this summer
In 2016 the IRC Rating rule, administered by the RORC Rating Office (and owned by RORC in partnership with UNCL in France) will be used to battle out no less than eleven regional and special championships around Great Britain and…
MOD70 Phaedo3 Smashes RORC '600 After Epic Duel
Hurtling around the Caribbean at speeds in excess of 30 knots and topping out nearer 40, often barely a boat length apart, the epic duel between MOD70s Concise 10 and Phaedo3 came to a conclusion after 32 hours of hot…
BAM (Conor Fogerty) from Howth Yacht Club has slipped one place to second in IRC 3
Steve Benjamin (USA), winner of the Fireball Worlds at Kinsale in 1977, has been among those sitting in first place overall in IRC during Day 2 of the RORC Caribbean 600 writes W M Nixon. Racing his TP 52 Spookie,…
The RORC Caribbean 600 fleet on the windward side of Antigua
Conor Fogerty’s Sunfast 3600 Bam from Howth currently leads IRC 3 in the RORC Caribbean 600 which started today off Antigua, with the international fleet of 77 boats taking off around eleven islands in the sun in classic conditions writes…
RORC's Caribbean 600 – Start: Antigua, West Indies - Monday 22 February 2016  Course: Approx. 600nm non-stop around 11 Caribbean Islands. See the preview video below
A record fleet of 70 yachts will be competing in the eighth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 starting from Antigua this morning. There's a sizeable Irish contingent racing and they are previewed here. This year's race will see the…

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