Sailing Events

Annual Channel Crossing
October 19, 2018
Date: Friday  18th October 2019 Course: Channel Crossing Category: Offshore Distance: 200+ Miles Round Trip Conditions: 17 knots, Sea State: Varied, Temperature: 17 degrees Join us for our annual end of the season
Round Britain & Ireland Race
June 1, 2020
RACE BACKGROUND: Welcome to one of the toughest and most challenging races in RORC calendar . A two week slog from Cowes Isle Of Wight back to Cowes taking in
Rolex China Sea Race
April 8, 2020
RACE BACKGROUND: If you’re looking to expand your racing horizons, then competing in the Rolex China Sea Race is a great place to start. The South China Sea has been
ARC Regatta
November 10, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Every sailor worth their salt has some kind of sailing dream or ambition; a race they would love to compete in, a destination they would love to sail
Think Big Regatta
August 19, 2019
The Think Big Regatta 2019 is an exciting event for the mobile telecommunications industry. Small wonder then that the inaugural regatta last year got an excellent reception and the 2019
Silicon Cup
September 27, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Now in its 19th year, the Silicon Cup has proven itself to be an absolute must for those within the IT industry hoping to meet and network with
Little Britain Challenge Cup
September 13, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Those turning up to this event expecting to witness David Walliams and Matt Lucas can think again, but they will probably be the only ones disappointed, as the
Cherbourg Race
September 6, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: This is the final race of the RORC Offshore calendar and as the culmination of a programme of racing starting in February is often a thrilling climax to
ROLEX FastNet Race
August 3, 2019
The biennial Fastnet Race is one of those events that has to be top of any racing sailors ‘bucket list’. This is the most famous race in yachting history and
Cowes Week
August 9, 2019
This is the one week of the year when the home of yachting opens its doors to the world and invites them to the ultimate party. Anybody who is anybody
Channel Race
July 27, 2019
The Channel Race is a popular event which comprises of a dash out of the Solent from Cowes and then into the Channel where competitors pit their wits against an
Ramsgate Week
July 21, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Ramsgate week is a popular regatta which not only celebrates the joy of racing but also offers an excellent range of entertainments every evening. The regatta has a
Commodores Cup
July 22, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Set up by RORC in 1992, the Commodores’ Cup rapidly became established as one of the crown jewels of the British yacht racing scene and its popularity endures
British Classic Yacht Club Regatta
July 13, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Based in Cowes, one of the great historical homes of racing, the British Classic Yacht Club Regatta is a real celebration of our proud yachting heritage. One glance
IRC National Championship
July 5, 2019
If you’ve ever had a hankering to pit your wits against some of the finest yachtsmen out there, then the IRC National Championships offer the perfect forum within which to
Classic Channel Regatta
June 29, 2019
This is a biennial regatta which celebrates the joys of racing in a more gentlemanly forum and also makes the most of a number of the English Channel’s finest cruising
St Malo Race
July 13, 2019
The St Malo race, also known as Cowes-Dinard-St Malo Race is one of the oldest events in the RORC racing calendar and in St Malo also boasts one of the
Legal Cup 2019
May 17, 2019
The Legal Cup formally known as the Manches Cup is a must do event for any company in the legal industry. Setting out from Port Hamble, this event is basically
Round the Island Race
June 29, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: A race that is essentially 50 nautical miles of midsummer madness as nigh on 2000 yachts battle to be first around the Isle of Wight in this quintessentially
Energy Regatta
September 7, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: The Energy Regatta has proven to be a very hotly contested event which has always run very smoothly. Little wonder, as the regatta is made up from teams
Morgan Cup
August 9, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: A simple down channel dash from Cowes to Guernsey is made considerably more complicated by the machinations of the fiendish race committee, who set a number of marks
Co-operation Ireland Regatta
June 20, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: This is the third year that the co-operation Ireland regatta has been run and it provides a great opportunity for crew to get a taste of yacht racing
Quarter ton cup
August 8, 2019
If you fancy competing in a slightly more offbeat event, then the Quarter Ton cup may well be the one for you. Hugely competitive, great fun and just ever so
De Guingand Bowl Race
June 8, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: An exciting and very popular dart to Cherbourg; this is a great way to test the waters if you are new to offshore racing and want to find
Lutine Lineslip Regatta 2019
June 6, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: The Lutine Lineslip Regatta has been held for the last 19 years and the 21st edition looks to be as popular as ever, with 20 or more entries
Profile Cup
August 30, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Now in its eighth year, the Profile Cup is a charity event which members of the hospitality and travel industry are invited to take part in. Organised by
Transatlantic Race
June 25, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: The 2019 Transatlantic race over this testing 3,000 nautical mile long course promises to be another classic with competitors heading out from New York aiming to be the
Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy
May 25, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: The Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy provides an opportunity for the Etchells fleet of one design day boats to gather off Cowes for a couple of days of fiercely
Myth of Malham Race
May 25, 2015
RACE BACKGROUND: The Myth of Malham race is a hugely popular offshore event that attracts a big entry list every year, with yachtsmen keen to pit their wits against the
Manches Cup
March 31, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: The Manches Cup has been held for the last 23 years and the 24th edition looks to be as popular as ever, with 60 or more entries expected
North Sea Race
May 28, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Not for the faint hearted this one: The North Sea race can often be a tough affair, with crew battling against foul tides, unfavourable winds, and frequently rather
Cowes Keelboat Championships
June 8, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Cowes Keelboat Championships is a celebration of that much loved but often overlooked vessel, the small keelboat. This is an event for anyone who has enjoyed the thrill
Solent Cup
January 14, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Fans of the sleek lines and powerful performance of Danish built X yachts were deeply gratified when the Solent Cup was inaugurated and have been further boosted by
RORC Easter Challenge
April 19, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Easter is officially the start of the sailing season on the Solent and the RORC Easter Challenge is the first big event of the year, and there are
Spi Ouest-France Intermarch
April 18, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: For many prudent European yachtsmen, who have no desire to contend with the frostbite and privation associated with campaigning through the winter, the arrival of the Spi Ouest
RORC Caribbean 600
February 24, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: The Caribbean 600 began in 2009 and quickly established itself as a world class sailing event. Today it attracts a fleet of over 60 yachts and keen sailors
J1/11 World Championship
August 20, 2019
RACE BACKGROUND: Anyone who has witnessed fleet racing between J/111s will understand what a great addition to the yachting calendar this inaugural World Championships will be. This fleet of 36
August 3, 2019
Pit yourself against OLYMPIC ATHLETES and leading Americas Cup champions in the iconic ROLEX FASTNET RACE considered one of the top 3 Yacht Racing events on the international circuit.
ARC 2019 (Atlantic Regatta Crossing)
November 24, 2019
Date: Sunday, 24th November 2019 Course: Gran Canaria – Saint Lucia Category: Offshore/Atlantic Crossing Distance: 2800 Nautical Miles Conditions: 10 – 25 knots, Sea State Varied Participation: 200 Yachts  
Antigua Week (Racing)
April 28, 2018
Date: Saturday, 28th April 2018 Course: Antigua Offshore Category: Offshore Distance: 600 Nautical Miles Conditions: 25 knots, Sea State Varied Participation: 1200 Yachts   Antigua Week 2018, what can we say
ARC 2018 (Atlantic Regatta Crossing)
November 25, 2018
Date: Sunday, 25th November 2018 Course: Gran Canaria – Saint Lucia Category: Offshore Distance: 2800 Nautical Miles Conditions: 10 – 25 knots, Sea State Varied Participation: 200 Yachts   Summary:
6 Islands Charter Caribbean Adventure Feb/Mar/Apr/May 2020 (Antigua, BVI, St Kitts, St Barts, Bahamas)
May 15, 2020
Date: Jan to May 2020 Location: Caribbean -Saint Lucia-Antigua-St Kitts-St Barts-St Martin-Martinique-Guadeloupe-St Lucia-St Vincent-Grenada Category: Inshore & Offshore Cruising, Private Yacht Charter Distance: Tailored to the Group Conditions: Idyllic Yachts Available: Hanse 54’Saga’   Summary: Our
Myth of Malham Race 2019
May 25, 2019
Date: from Saturday 25th May 2019 Course: Cowes/Solent – Round Eddystone – Solent Category: Coastal Distance: 230 nautical miles Conditions: 25 – 30 Knots. Sea state Moderate Participation: 130 –
Morgan Cup 2018
June 22, 2018
Date: Friday, 22nd June 2018 Course: Cowes/Solent – Channel Markers – Guernsey Category: Coastal Distance: 90-120 nautical miles Conditions: 20 – 25 Knots. Sea state Moderate Participation: 100 Yachts  
Round the Island Race 2018
July 7, 2018
Date: Saturday, 7th July 2018 Course: Cowes/Solent – Isle Of Wight – Cowes/Solent Category: Inshore Distance: 50 nautical miles Conditions: 20 – 25 Knots. Sea state Light Participation: 1,900  
Cowes – Dinard – St Malo Race 2018
July 13, 2018
Date: from Friday, 13th July 2018 Course: Cowes/Solent – St Malo Category: Coastal Distance: 175 nautical miles Conditions: 20 – 25 Knots. Sea state Moderate Participation: 177 Yachts   Summary:
RORC Channel Race
July 28, 2018
Date: Saturday 28th July 2018 Course: Cowes/Solent – Channel Markers Category: Coastal Distance: 120 nautical miles Conditions: 20 – 25 Knots. Sea state Moderate   Summary: The Channel Race is
Cowes Week Hospitality Event
August 4, 2018
The oldest and most famous regatta in the world is over 180 years old attracts over 100,000 people every year. In 1826 King George IV presented a gold cup to
Round Britain and Ireland Race Full Season Campaign
August 12, 2018
If you want to truly test yourself out on the race course, then this is the event you need to enter. A race so tough they only hold it every
De Guingand Bowl Race 2018
August 25, 2018
Date: Saturday, 25th August 2018 Course: Cowes/Solent to Cherbourg via racing marks Category: Coastal Distance: 100 nautical miles Conditions: 20 – 25 Knots. Sea state Moderate Participation: 75 Yachts