Wednesday 20th August 2014 J1/11 World ChampionshipCowes 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 ft one designs has been lighting up regattas the world over for a number..
Monday 23rd February 2015 RORC Caribbean 600Fort Charlotte, Antigua - York Island – Green Island – Barbuda – Nevis – Saba – St Barths – St Maarten – Tintamarre – Guadeloupe – Les Saints – Les Desirade – Barbuda – Redonda – Fort Charlotte, Antigua 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 including some of the biggest names in yacht racing. The race is split into eleven legs over..
Thursday 2nd April 2015 Spi Ouest-France IntermarchLa Trinite sur Mer 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 Regatta over the Easter period signals that it is time to dust off those..
Friday 3rd April 2015 RORC Easter ChallengeEnglish Channel, Solent 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 few feelings to beat the thrill of heading back out onto the racecourse and blowing away the winter..
Saturday 2nd May 2015 Solent CupRoyal Yacht Squadron, Cowes 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 the news that this year, for the first time, it will be hosted by the Royal yacht..
Saturday 9th May 2015 Cowes Keelboat ChampionshipsSolent 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 of roaring downwind in an Etchells or clinging to the rail of an International..
Friday 15th May 2015 North Sea Race Harwich - Smith's Knoll Buoy. (North Nast) - Scheveningen 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 bracing conditions. All this in a stretch of water known for its unforgiving and..
Friday 15th May 2015 Manches CupCowes, English Channel, Isle of Wight, Solent 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 to compete in this hotly contested event. The bad news is that if youâre not a lawyer, you canât take part,..
Saturday 23rd May 2015 Myth of Malham Race Cowes/Solent - Round Eddystone - Solent 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 tides and unpredictable winds that shape this hugely technical 230 mile long down channel course...
Saturday 23rd May 2015 Sir Kenneth Preston TrophyCowes 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 contested racing. Those in the know about one design racing always give a knowing nod when a..
Thursday 28th May 2015 Transatlantic RaceNewport, Rhode Island The 2015 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 first vessel across the line in Cowes. The Transatlantic races have a special..
Tuesday 2nd June 2015 Profile CupCowes, English Channel, Isle of Wight, Solent 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 Britannia Corporate Events and Profile Global Hospitality Recruitment this weekend of fun and..
Thursday 4th June 2015 Lutine Lineslip Regatta 2015Cowes, English Channel, Isle of Wight, Solent The Lutine Lineslip Regatta has been held for the last 16 years and the 17th edition looks to be as popular as ever, with 20 or more entries expected to compete in this hotly contested event which is made up from teams from the insurance industry. ..
Friday 5th June 2015 De Guingand Bowl Race Cowes/Solent to Cherbourg via racing marks 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 out what it is all about. Most of us start out racing in inshore events and the transition to full blown..
Monday 8th June 2015 Quarter ton cupCowes 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 slightly esoteric, this event has garnered something of a cult following in recent years..
Wednesday 10th June 2015 Co-operation Ireland RegattaSolent 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 over the course of a single day. Departing from the smart new marina at Gunwharf Quays in the heart..
Friday 19th June 2015 Morgan Cup Cowes/Solent - Channel Markers - Guernsey 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 along the route with the aim of testing the navigational nous of competing crew...
Friday 19th June 2015 Energy RegattaCowes, Isle of Wight, Solent 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 from the oil industry. Thankfully that lubricant is not greatly in demand over this weekend of..
Saturday 27th June 2015 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race Cowes/Solent - Isle Of Wight - Cowes/Solent 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 English event. This is another of those âmust doâ races for any self respecting sailor..
Thursday 2nd July 2015 Temple Legal Regatta 2015Solent The Temple Legal Regatta is a nice little event for those who would like to give something back, because this event is all about charity, with competitors racing for the honour of donating to their chosen charity. Setting out from Port Hamble, this..
Friday 10th July 2015 Cowes – Dinard – St Malo Race Cowes/Solent - St Malo The 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 most tempting race destinations in the English Channel. The race offers a very interesting and varied course, as once..
Saturday 11th July 2015 Classic Channel RegattaDartmouth - Paimpol - Guernsey 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 Channelâs finest cruising grounds to boot. Open to all classic yachts, this excellent event combines..
Friday 17th July 2015 IRC National ChampionshipCowes If youâve 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 test your skills. Taking part over a summer weekend, this RORC organised..
Saturday 18th July 2015 British Classic Yacht Club RegattaCowes 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 at the pontoons crowded with beautiful yachts during the regatta almost makes..
Sunday 19th July 2015 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' CupCOWES, ISLE OF WIGHT 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 to this day. The competition provides an added twist to proceedings by stipulating that..
Sunday 26th July 2015 Ramsgate WeekRamsgate 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 friendly unpretentious feel that has made it an ideal alternative for those who find..
Saturday 1st August 2015 Channel RaceCowes/Solent - Channel Markers - Cowes/Solent 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 intricate course set up by the RORC race committee. The race course is usually about 100..
Saturday 8th August 2015 Cowes WeekCowes/Solent - Cowes/Solent 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 within the sailing world descends on Cowes to enjoy a week of full on madness, featuring the..
Sunday 16th August 2015 ROLEX FastNet RaceCowes/Solent - Fastnet Rock - Scilly Isles - Plymouth The biennial Fastnet Race is one of those events that has to be top of any racing sailors âbucket listâ. This is the most famous race in yachting history and its name has become synonymous with both triumph and tragedy. Setting out from..
Friday 4th September 2015 Cherbourg Race Cowes/Solent - Cherbourg (France) 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 a hard fought season. The course is a very straightforward flat out high speed burn from Cowes..
Thursday 10th September 2015 Little Britain Challenge CupCowes/Solent - Cowes/Solent 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 Little Britain Challenge has become the biggest industry regatta in Europe and is open to..
Thursday 17th September 2015 EMC Silicon CupCowes, Isle of Wight, Solent Now in its 14th year, the Silicon Cup has proven itself to be an absolute must for those within the IT industry hoping to meet and network with their peers within the friendly and competitive environment of a yacht racing regatta. You can bet your..
Wednesday 23rd September 2015 Think Big RegattaCowes, Isle of Wight, Solent The Think Big Regatta 2015 is an exciting event for the mobile telecommunications industry. Small wonder then that the inaugural regatta last year got an excellent reception and the 2015 event promises to be equally popular. The Regatta combines..
Saturday 21st November 2015 ARC RegattaGran Canaria - Saint Lucia 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 to and while for many the idea remains simply an idea, there are those who dare to dream and that..
Saturday 16th April 2016 Rolex China Sea RaceVictoria Harbour, Hong Kong 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 recognised as one of the most beautiful and challenging stretches since the days when tea clippers..