• World’s fastest sailboats sign up for Rolex Fastnet Race

  • Finn World Champions disappointed by Olympic decisions ahead of 2021 Finn Gold Cup

  • Changes coming for sailing world records: IRC Records

  • VIDEO: The Ocean Race Europe marks a new fully-crewed standard

  • North Sea Regatta 2021 Cancelled

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  • Yannick Bestaven wins ninth Vendée Globe
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    Yannick Bestaven, the 48 year old French skipper of Maître Coq IV, is the overall winner of the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe.

  • The Ocean Race Europe
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    The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has become the first team to enter The Ocean Race Europe, following the opening of the entry period.

  • IRC Rating
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    The new season has got off to a positive start with applications coming in for 2021 IRC rating certificates and a steady stream of enquiries to the RORC Rating Office, the technical hub of the Royal Ocean Racing Club.  There was a record flood of entries for the RORC’s flagship event, the Rolex Fastnet Race, when entries opened in mid-January, as well as enthusiasm from club racers around the UK and overseas.

  • eSailing World Championship 2021
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    The 2021 eSailing World Championship will be launched today [21 January 2021, 12:00 UTC] as the race to win this year’s title – and a prize of USD $10,000 – officially begins.

  • ORC/IRC World Championship
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    After consultation between the Federazione Italiana Vela (FIV), the Unione Vela Altura Italiana (UVAI) and the Union Nationale pour la Course au Large (UNCL), the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), the dates for the 2022 ORC/IRC World Championship have been changed.

  • New York Yacht Club American Magic Capsize incident
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    New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the America’s Cup, capsized in a strong gust of wind while leading around the final mark during a Prada Cup race shortly before 6:00 PM NZDT on Sunday, January 17 (January 16 European time). All team members onboard were quickly accounted for by the team’s on-the-water safety personnel and declared safe. 

  • American Magic capsize
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    After the capsize of American Magic this afternoon, America’s Cup Event Ltd and the Syndicate themselves have activated emergency management plans.

  • INEOS TEAM UK
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    A tricky and yet revealing day for the Challengers competing in the PRADA Cup Round Robins due the to the tricky light wind conditions that frequently forced the AC75’s off their foils.

  • Prada Cup: INEOS TEAM UK
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    Today all the build up and discussion ended and the points started to count in Auckland as the first two races of the PRADA Cup officially kicked off.
    INEOS TEAM UK went from zero to hero by winning both races with solid starts, smooth sailing and protecting their leads over their opponents, both American Magic and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team respectively. A result few people had predicted before today.

  • 2021 RORC Caribbean 600
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    After much discussion internally and after consultation with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, it was decided that the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) had no option but to cancel the RORC Caribbean 600 due to take place in February.