• Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: an exemplary performance

  • The X5⁶ is nominated for the European Yacht of the Year 2022

  • Breskens Sailing Weekend to organise 2022 IRC European Championship

  • Rolex Fastnet Race adapts following border restrictions + RORC race updates

  • Alternative events for Paris 2024 approved by World Sailing’s Council

More sailing news

  • 2021 ORC Rules
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    The managers and staff of the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce the 2021 version of the VPP and Rules are now published and ready for use.

  • St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
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    On Monday January 25th, organizers of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta published its plans for the 41st edition of this annual event, eliminating the parties and social gatherings from this year’s event format and focusing on hosting the 4 days of world class racing, as it is first and foremost an outdoor sporting event.

  •  Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli
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    Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli finally got the redemption they were looking for and, scoring four points in a row, win the PRADA Cup Semi-Final.

  • 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.