• Royal Ocean Racing Club cancels Cervantes Trophy, North Sea Race and Vice Admiral's Cup

  • ORC COVID-19 announcement

  • Italian 2020 52 SUPER SERIES Regattas Cancelled

  • The 52 SUPER SERIES cancels the second event in Cape Town due to COVID-19

  • Top teams return for 2020 GC32 Racing Tour

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  • North Sea Race
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    In line with the continued COVID-19 Government guidance, as well as advice from many of the host finishing clubs in Europe, the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has, with regret, had to cancel or change a number of its key events.

  • ORC COVID-19 announcement
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    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many in the international sailing community in both direct and indirect ways, and here at ORC we are continuing to monitor the situation closely as it changes, almost with daily effect.

  • Italian 2020 52 SUPER SERIES Regattas Cancelled
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    May’s Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino 2020 and June’s Audi 52 SUPER SERIES Porto Cervo & TP52 20th Anniversary Invitational 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 52 SUPER SERIES
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    Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the second event of the 2020 52 SUPER SERIES season, which was scheduled to take place in Cape Town, South Africa from March 31st to April 4th has been cancelled.

  • Azzurra 52 Super Series in Cape Town
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    Technical breakdowns unsettled Hasso Plattner’s Phoenix 11 team as the 2019 circuit champions Azzurra maintained their consistent form to overhaul the local Cape Town favourites who drop to second place after four races have been sailed at the Odzala Discovery Camps 52 SUPER SERIES V&A Waterfront – Cape Town regatta.

  • video of the 2020 RORC Caribbean 600
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    View the 23 minute film of the 2020 RORC Caribbean 600 race. Includes interviews with competitors and winners from all classes across the fleet.

  • GC32 Racing Tour
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    The big players are set to return to the battlefield in one month’s time when high speed foiling catamaran competition gets underway at the GC32 Oman Cup, first of five events comprising the 2020 GC32 Racing Tour.

  • The Transat CIC
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    The legendary passage across the North Atlantic has proven one of the most difficult challenges to the solo sailor over the last 60 years.  Although the start and finish ports for the 15th edition of The Transat CIC have changed from the traditional course, now leaving Brest in France on May 10th 2020 and finishing in Charleston, South Carolina in the USA, it will still be one of the stiffest solo tests in ocean racing, dealing with Spring’s usual succession of chilly Atlantic low pressure systems whilst racing amongst what looks set to be a very high level in each of

  • RORC Caribbean 600
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    After three nights and four days of competition out on the 600nm race course, the first boats have arrived back on the docks in Antigua. Interviews with some of the early arrivals, including Multihull and Monohull Line Honours winners, and provisional class champions in the 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600:

  • Yoyo Gerssen's Ohlson 35 Cabbyl Vane
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    By dusk on the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600, the entire monohull fleet in the race were at the northern most extremity of the course negotiating the chicane of islands; Saba, St. Barths, and St. Maarten. Tilmar Hansen's TP52 Outsider (GER) is estimated to be leading IRC Zero and the race overall for the RORC Caribbean Trophy. Eric de Turckheim's NMD54 Teasing Machine (FRA) is estimated to be second. In third is one of the smallest boats in the race, Yoyo Gerssen 's Ohlson 35 Cabbyl Vane (NED).