Yacht Racing


If you want to compete in top yacht racing events, learn how to sail faster and achieve great results, then join one of our yacht racing campaigns. Each year, we enter some of the world's most famous yacht racing events and often beat many full-time, regular crews. Our skippers provide training and coaching throughout each campaign or event, and crews play an active role in racing the yacht towards the finish line.

Events

We compete in three distinct types of racing:

Previous Race Results

Round the Island Race

RORC Fastnet Race & Offshore Series

  • 1st sea school yacht & 7th in class RORC Series 2015 (Palpatine)
  • 1st sea school yacht IRC1 RORC Morgan Cup 2015 (Palpatine)
  • 3rd sea school yacht IRC2 RORC Morgan Cup 2015 (Dusty P)
  • 2nd sea school yacht and 5th in class RORC Channel Race 2015 (Dusty P)
  • 1st sea school yacht, 1st F40.7 & 3rd in class RORC Cherbourg Race 2013 (Rafiki)
  • 2nd sea school yacht & 1st F40.7 & 10th in class RORC Fastnet 2013 (Rafiki)
  • 1st Sun Fast 37 RORC Fastnet 2013 (Storm Trooper)
  • 1st sea school yacht & 2nd in class RORC Myth of Malham race 2013 (Rafiki)
  • 1st F40.7 RORC Myth of Malham 2011 (Rafiki)
  • 1st sea school yacht IRC4 in the RORC Fastnet Race 2011 (Storm Trooper)
  • 1st sea school yacht IRC4 in the RORC Myth of Malham 2011 (Storm Trooper)
  • 1st sea school yacht IRC4 in the RORC Cervantes Trophy 2011 (Storm Trooper)
  • 1st sea school yacht IRC4 in the RORC Morgan Cup 2011 (Storm Trooper)
  • 1st sea school yacht RORC St. Malo Race 2010 (Rafiki)
  • 1st in division and 1 of only 50 finishers from a fleet of 250 yachts RORC Fastnet Race 2007 (Sydney)

RSYC Series

Corporate Regattas

  • 3rd in class Legal Cup 2014 (Ballistic)
  • 1st Manches Cup 2013 (Rafiki)
  • 3rd in class Little Britain Challenge Cup 2012 (Rafiki)
  • 1st overall Balfour Beatty Sailing Regatta 2012 (Rafiki)

SB20 / Day Boat / Dinghies

  • 4th SB20 Cowes Week 2016 (Phantom Menace)
  • 6th SB20 National Sprint Championships 2016 (New Hope)
  • 2nd Yachting World Dayboat Nationals 2013 (Icarus)
  • 3rd Bosham Classic Boat Revival 2013 (Icarus)
  • 2nd Bosham YWDB Open 2013 (Icarus)

Caribbean & Trans Atlantic

 

 

YACHT RACING CALENDAR

  

While the exact dates vary by a day or two each year, the basic programme remains the same, as outlined below:

MONTH

EVENT

DETAILS

LOCATION

January/ February/March

RSYC Frostbite Series

10 or 12 races over 5 or 6 Sundays fortnightly throughout January, February and March

Southampton

January

Barbados Coastal Race Series

A short inshore / coastal race series building up to the Round Barbados Race

Barbados/Caribbean

January

Round Barbados Race

60 miles non stop around the caribbean Island of Barbados

Barbados/Caribbean

January

Barbados to Antigua Ocean Race

300 miles non stop from Barbados to Antigua

Caribbean

January

Grenadine Sailing Festival

Small and friendly event

Grenadines/Caribbean

February

Tobago Carnival Regatta

Week long regatta

Tobago/Caribbean

February

RORC Caribbean 600

The offshore event of the Caribbean circuit (600 miles)

Antigua

February/

March

St Maarten Heineken Regatta

One of the biggest and most popular Caribbean regattas

St. Maarten

March

RSYC Spring Series Series

2 races a day on Sundays throughout March & April

Southampton

March & April

Warsash Spring Series

2 races a day every Sunday for a full series

Solent

March & April

Warsash Spring Championships

2 weekends of racing for all classes

Solent

March

BVI Spring Regatta

Week long regatta

British Virgin Islands/Caribbean

March/

April

St.Thomas International Rolex

High level racing

St. Thomas/Caribbean

March/

April

RORC Easter Cup

Three days of very competitive IRC rounds the cans racing

Cowes/Solent

April

RORC Cervantes Trophy

Bank Holiday weekend at the end of April/beginning of May, Cowes to Le'Harve offshore race

Cowes

April

Antigua Week

The Biggest Caribbean Regatta

Antigua / Caribbean

May

Antigua to Azores Trans Atlantic Ocean Race

Leg 1 of the Antigua-Azores-Falmouth Trans Atlantic Ocean Race

Antigua to Azores

May

RSYC Clarkson Cup

1 day inshore event towards IRC Solent Series

Southampton/UK

May

Legal Cup

3 days of racing for the legal sector

Cowes/Solent

May

Vice Admiral's Cup

3 days of racing hosted by the Royal Corinthian yacht Club, Cowes

Cowes/Solent

May

RSYC Twilight Series

Thursday evenings during May & June

Southampton

May/June

Azores to Falmouth Ocean Race

Leg 2 of the Antigua-Azores-Falmouth Trans Atlantic Ocean Race

Azores to Falmouth (UK)

June

Royal Southern Regatta

Weekend event towards the IRC Solent Series

Hamble/Solent

June

IRC Nationals

The heavyweight of inshore IRC racing over three days

Cowes/Solent

June

RORC Myth of Malham

Classic offshore weekend race

Cowes/English Channel

June

RORC Round Ireland Race

Tough offhsore event, held every second year

Round Ireland

June

Round the Island Race

The world's largest number of competitors of any yacht race- 60 miles

Isle of Wight

June

SB20 National Championships

Held at a different UK coastal venue each year, 4 days of competative one design racing

UK

June/

July

RSYC Summer Series

Thursday evenings in July and August

Southampton/Solent

July

Energy Regatta

3 day event for the oil and gas industry

Cowes/Solent

July

Polypipe Regatta

Charity Regatta

Cowes/Solent

July

Temple Regatta

1 day legal regatta

Cowes/Solent

July

Cork Week

Ireland's biggest Regatta, held every second year (even years)

Cork/Ireland

July

Royal Solent YC Tattinger Cup

Inshore race weekend towards the IRC Solent Series

Yarmouth/Solent

July

Royal Southern YC July Regatta

A mid summer two day series that can be sailed as a stand alone event or counted towards the Solent IRC series

Hamble/Solent

July

RORC Channel Race

Classic offshore event in the English Channel starting and ending in the Solent

Cowes, UK

August

Cowes Week

7/8 days of racing in the worlds biggest yacht regatta

Cowes

August

SB20 Grand Slam (Cowes)

Held during the first 4 days of Cowes Week, the SB20 fleet race twice a day in a highly competative fleet and take less time of work than the rest of the Cowes Week crews.

Cowes

August

RORC Fastnet Race

Infamous offshore event held every second year (odd years)

Cowes to Plymouth via the Fastnet rock off South West Ireland

August

RORC Round Britain & Ireland Race

The toughest offshore yacht race sailed in UK waters, sailed every 4 years

Round Britain, Ireland and all off lying islands, non stop

August

Dartmouth Regatta

4 days of close racing

Dartmouth

September

RORC Cherbourg Race

Short Offshore race, starts on a Friday evening

Cowes to Cherbourg

September

Profile Sailing Cup

2 day event for the travel and tourism industry

Cowes/Solent

September

Little Britain

4 day Regatta for the Construction Industry

Cowes

September

Silicon Cup

Regatta for the IT industry

Cowes

September

Island SC Nab Tower Race

Part of the Solent IRC series

Cowes

September

Royal Corinthian YC Regatta

One day event, part of the IRC Solent Series

Cowes/Solent

October

The London Trophy

Competitive and fun 2/3 days event for London Companies

Southampton

October

RSYC Winter Series

Weekly racing on Sundays, in October, November and December

Southampton

October

Hamble One Design Championships

Two weekends of competative racing for all classes

Hamble/Solent

October

Hamble Winter Series

Weekly racing on Sundays

Hamble/Solent

November

The ARC

Trans Atlantic Race starts late November and finishes mid December

Las Palmas to St. Lucia

November

RORC Trans Atlantic

Trans Atlantic Race starts late November and finishes mid December. Inaugural race in 2014.

Lanzarote to Caribbean

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