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Rough conditions in the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600

30 Years of Recording Seaworthiness and Safety

Thirty years ago in 1988 the Channel Handicap System, now named IRC, introduced its own Safety and Stability Screening (SSS) system to help race organisers decide on a boat’s suitability for a race from a stability perspective. All IRC rated boats st…

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inShare IRC Notice 2018/01 RRS 49.2

With effect from 23 March 2018, in IRC 2017 and 2018 Rules, insert new rule modifying RRS49.2: Add IRC rule 22.6: 22.6 Crew Position 22.6.1 RRS 49.2 is modified by deleting “sitting on the deck” in the second sentence. Download Notice 2018/01 for ful…

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IRC Congress looks to the future

Photo RORC / Kurt Arrigo Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 Another successful annual IRC Congress meeting was held in early October in the popular sailing venue and race destination of St Malo on the northern French coast. Forty delegates from as far afield as…

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