• The RS Games 2022

  • 100 days before the start of La Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe 2022!

  • IRC special offer for 2022 Hamble Classics Regatta

  • Roschier Baltic Sea Race: a passionate adventure

  • VIDEO: Rolex Giraglia - Upholding Sailing's Finest Traditions

More sailing news

  • RS sailing

    There were 549 competitors onsite at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy for the RS Feva World Championship, the RS100, RS300 and RS600 National Championship and the RS Aero Youth World Championship. With all competitors flanked by an entourage of family, friends and supporters, the atmosphere in the RS Sailors Hub was positively buzzing. Registration was a hive of activity, with sailors travelling from around the globe to be a part of the RS Games.

  • Route du Rhum

    Friday July 29, at 1302hrs CEST marks exactly 100 days before the start of the 12th edition of La Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe. It is a symbolic point in time for sailors who are set to compete, for the general public who plan to visit the race start and finish, for partners and the organizers who are counting down the time remaining.

  • Hamble Classics Regatta

    The 7th Hamble Classics Regatta will be held on 10-11 September 2022, co-hosted by Hamble River Sailing Club and the Royal Air Force Yacht Club. The founding mission of Hamble Classics in 2016 was for a fun and inclusive event where owners of classic yachts and their crews celebrate their shared passion for sailing. The Classics are an important and growing fleet and the RORC Rating Office wishes to encourage future participation of classic boats in IRC racing.

  • Roschier Baltic Sea Race

    The Royal Ocean Racing Club has received strong interest for the Roschier Baltic Sea Race, with over 30 teams expected for the inaugural 630-mile offshore race which starts and finishes outside Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Contenders for Line Honours and the overall win under IRC are among the current entries, as well as passionate corinthian Finnish teams lured by the excitement of racing in home waters.

  • Rán wins 2022 IRC National Championship

    An outstanding long weekend of yacht racing, where the full program was sailed under brilliant sunshine in 10-20+ knot winds and a mix of tidal states on one of the world’s most challenging stretches of water – the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2022 IRC National Championship was a resounding success.

  • Video Rolex Giraglia

    For nearly seventy years, the Rolex Giraglia has ignited passion in the sport of sailing. Growing from humble and noble intentions, it has developed considerable international standing and heritage. Rolex, event partners since 1998, has always appreciated the respect for continuity and tradition shown by the participants and organizers.

  • Swan Sardinia Challenge

    Four days of intense racing in the spectacular setting of southeast Sardinia came to a conclusion on Saturday with the final places decided at the Swan Sardinia Challenge.

  • Vasileia Karachaliou and Emma Plasschaert

    The five Olympic boat classes contested their medal races, the 10-boat, double-points decider that often shakes up the podium on the final day of competition. While the 49er gold had already been secured a day early, the other four events were still up for grabs. There was even some pre-start duelling in the ILCA 6 fleet with Greece pulling out all the stops to defend gold from the reigning world champion from Belgium.

  • IRC National Championship

    One of the pinnacle events of the IRC rating system in the UK, will take place over 10-12 June from Cowes. This year’s edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s IRC National Championship will be its 24th and as usual will feature a mixed line-up of yachts from across the size and age spectrum, allowing the IRC rating system to create a level playing field between them.

  • WASZP Europeans

    The WASZP European Games will head to Baie de Quiberon from 17-23 July 2023 for the class’s first major international championship in France. Based out of the Ecole National de Voile et des Sport Nautique (ENVSN), the event is expected to attract in excess of 150 boats!