*UPDATE – sadly this event was forced to cancel due to Covid restrictions*
The 5th edition of the IRC European Championship will take place in Hyères, France, organized by the COYCH (Cercle d’Organisation du Yachting de Compétition Hyérois), in collaboration with the UNCL (Union Nationale pour la Course au Large).
Following Cork in 2016, Marseille in 2017, Cowes in 2018, and San Remo in 2019 which crowned the French team of Absolutely, the 2021 edition of the European IRC Championship will take place in Hyères from 23 to 27 June with four days of racing on one of the most competitive & popular sailing areas in the Mediterranean.
Alternating between the North and the South of Europe (the Channel and the Mediterranean Sea), the IRC European Championship is a flagship event of the 2021 IRC season and aims to bring together more than 60 boats.
The 2021 IRC European Championship is open to all IRC rated boats. It will consist of a minimum of four coastal or tactical races (coefficient 1) and a long coastal race (coefficient 2).
At the end of the week, a Trophy rewarding the leaders of each IRC Class will be awarded, as well as a Special Trophy for the first in the overall ranking who will be crowned European IRC Champion 2021.
Find the complete race programme and registration and the Notice of Race on the COYCH website: www.coych.org
Tuesday 22 June 09:00 – 18:00 Registration and rating inspection
Wednesday 23 June 09:00 – 18:00 Registration and rating inspection
Thursday 24 June 09:30 – Briefing / 12:00 Racing
Friday 25 June Racing
Saturday 26 June Racing
Sunday 27 June Racing and awards ceremony