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IRC 2022 Rule text published

IRC 2022 Rule text published

Following the international IRC annual Congress meeting in October the 2022 IRC rule text is now published online. The new rule text includes the following changes agreed by Congress: Stored power (auto pilots) for steering is prohibited unless permi…

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IRC rating on course for 2022

IRC rating on course for 2022

Representatives of the International Rating Certificate (IRC) from around the World met in October for the annual IRC Congress to discuss the past IRC season and future developments. This year it was possible for a small group of RORC and UNCL repres…

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IRC Congress Zooms into 2021

IRC Congress Zooms into 2021

Representatives of the International Rating Certificate (IRC) from around the World met at the beginning of October for the annual IRC Congress to discuss the past IRC season and future developments. This year the planned gathering in London was not…

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Antibes welcomes International IRC Congress

Antibes welcomes International IRC Congress

Representatives of the International Rating Certificate (IRC) from around the world met in France for two days of debate and discussion at the beginning of October.  The 2019 Congress was hosted by l’Union Nationale pour la Course au Large (UNCL) and…

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IRC Congress 2017 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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