Category: European Championship

IRC Europeans 2019 San Remo

2019 IRC Europeans – Sanremo, Italy

The 4th edition of the IRC European Championship will take place in SANREMO from 23-29 June 2019 and will be organized by the historic Sanremo YC in Italy, where the best IRC boats of Europe will be welcomed for racing in the Gulf of Genoa. San Remo…

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J Lance 12,FRA 43950

IRC 2018 European Champion Crowned

The immaculately sailed J Lance 12 has been crowned IRC European champion for 2018. The French J/112e skippered by Didier le Moal, seemed never to put a foot wrong in the latter stages of this week-long regatta run from Cowes by the Royal Ocean Racin…

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The 2018 IRC European Championship will be held for the first time in Cowes, UK this summer © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com

Record numbers expected for IRC Europeans

Following its debut as part of Cork Week in 2016 and a stand-alone event held in Marseille in 2017, the IRC European Championship this year will take place out of one of its spiritual homes. Andrew McIrvine’s First 40, La Réponse – © Rick Tomlinson -…

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Guy Claeys' crew from the JPK 10.10 Expresso 2 are crowned the 2017 Marseille IRC European Champions © Pierik Jeannoutot

Smallest winner crowned IRC European Champion

The second ever IRC European Championship took place in the south of France over four days last week for an international fleet of 53 boats. While last year the inaugural event was incorporated into Volvo Cork Week, this year’s IRC European Champions…

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Marseille 2017 IRC European Championship

IRC European Elite in Marseilles

IRC European Elite to be announced in Marseille! With approaching 40 entries (from Germany, England, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, Turkey and France) and more than twice as many expected in the next two months, the Marseille 2017 IRC European Championshi…

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Michael Boyd, RORC Commodore, presenting the trophy to Paul Gibbons of 'Anchor Challenge'. Image: www.photoaction.com

IRC Europeans 2016 go to the Wire

Shrouded in sea fog, the final day of racing at Volvo Cork Week was curtailed to just one race for some classes. However as the mist cleared, class winners appeared and the inaugural IRC European Champion went to the wire. The antique silver IRC Euro…

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