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Royal Cork's Antix Set For British IRC Title Defence But No Peter O'Leary Onboard
#rorc – The Royal Ocean Racing Club's IRC National Championship kicks off this weekend with the hottest racing fleet since six TP52s took part in 2008. The inshore regatta features three days of intense racing on tight Solent courses, with…
173 RORC Yachts Bound for St Malo
#rorc – The RORC Season's Points Championship continues this weekend with the highly popular Cowes Dinard-St Malo Race. With 173 entries, the 151 nautical mile race will feature the largest RORC fleet since the 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race. For spectators,…
Dutch Yacht Tonnerre IV Takes RORC's Morgan Cup
#rorc – 108 yachts crossed the start line for the 2015 Morgan Cup Race, the seventh race of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's season points championship writes race reporter Louay Habib. Although the race started at 7pm on Friday evening,…
Trentesaux Victory in RORC's De Guingand Bowl Race
#rorc – A good mix of 89 British and French yachts started the Royal Ocean Racing Club's De Guingand Bowl Race on Friday evening, heading (eventually) to a sunny Cherbourg writes Race Reporter Louay Habib. Racing under the IRC rating system,…
Antix Ninth & Courrier Du Leon by a Whisker in RORC's Myth of Malham Offshore
#mythofmalham – Over the Bank Holiday Weekend, a tense, tactical and complex yacht race played out along the south coast of England. 141 yachts, racing in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Myth of Malham Race, enjoyed a dress rehearsal for…
Antix Leading RORC's Myth of Malham Race
#rorc – Royal Cork's Anthony O'Leary at the helm of Antix rounded Eddystone Lighthouse this morning in RORC's 259–mile Myth of Malham Race. The Cork Harbour yacht is currently seven miles offshore at Salcombe. Unofficially, Antix is leading the 141…
O'Leary's Embark on RORC Myth of Malham (Round Eddystone) Race
#mythofmalham – Anthony O'Leary's Munster Red Ker 40, Catapult is among the front runners of the 141 yachts that crossed the start line for the 2015 Myth of Malham Race today, the largest RORC fleet to set sail since the 2013 Rolex…
RORC IRC North Sea Race Won By Belgian MC34
#rorc – The 2014 RORC Season's Points Champion, Vincent Willemart and Eric Van Campenhout's Belgian MC34, Azawakh, was the overall winner of the 2015 North Sea Race, scoring the best corrected time under IRC, for the 182-mile race from Harwich…
French Winner As RORC Season's Points Championship Kicks Off With 400 Yachts
#rorc – With over 400 yachts crewed by thousands of sailors from over 30 different nations, the 2015 Royal Ocean Racing Club's (RORC) Season's Points Championship has the largest fleet of offshore racing yachts anywhere in the world. This year,…
RORC Publish 2015 GB IRC Events Calendar
#rorc – RORC has published a list of GBR IRC Championships for the coming season. There are plenty of opportunities for boats and their owners to become Spinlock IRC champions around the country this summer, says Jenny Howells, Technical Manager…
Royal Cork's Turbo–Charged Antix Wins RORC Easter Challenge
#antix –  Winner of IRC One was once again Anthony O'Leary's Antix in today's conclusion of RORC's Easter Challenge writes James Boyd. However this year the Irish team faced a new challenge having exchanged their beloved silver hulled Ker 39 - which…
Anthony O'Leary is Runaway Leader of RORC Easter Challenge on the Solent
#rorc –Irish cruiser racing is to the fore on the Solent this weekend as the Afloat.ie Sailor of the Year makes a big splash on the Solent. Antix, Anthony O'Leary's turbo-ed Ker 40 is the runaway leader, having won all but…
#antix – A new campaign for Afloat's recently crowned Sailor of the Year begins in just a fortnight when Anthony O'Leary moves up a foot in yacht size from his RORC yacht of the year, a Ker 39, to a…
RORC Review of Caribbean 600 Video
The RORC Caribbean 600 started from Antigua on Monday 23rd February 2015. The 600nm course circumnavigates 11 Caribbean Islands starting from Fort Charlotte, English Harbour, Antigua and heads north as far as St Martin and south to Guadeloupe taking in Barbuda,…
RORC Easter Challenge Includes (Free) Coaching On the Solent
#rorc – While it is always tempting to spend money on new sails or other go-faster widgets, coaching is often overlooked by amateur crews as a means of gaining boat speed through improved trim and set-up or just generally getting…
Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Seek Full Time Racing Administrator
#rorc – The Royal Ocean Racing Club is looking for a full time Racing Administrator to join the Race Team in Cowes. Primary duties involved in the administration of the Racing Programme are; supporting race competitors entering races, organising volunteers, managing…

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