From Monday 29th May to 4th June 2023, the IRC European Championship will be sailed in Cannes. The event will be organised by the Yacht Club de Cannes, with the partnership of UNCL – Pôle Course du Yacht Club de France.
The Notice of Race will be published in the beginning of 2023 and the entry portal will be open in the website of the Yacht Club de Cannes. There will be an early bird discount for entries registered and paid in advance.
The rating bands will be as shown in the Règlement du Championnat Méditerranée IRC en Equipage 2023 and the event will be open to boats with a valid IRC ENDORSED certificate.
Alternately organized in the North (Channel) and South (Mediterranean Sea), the IRC European Championship is a key event of the IRC 2023 season and it aims to bring together more than 60 boats. As an ideal playground of our Championship, the bay of Cannes and its surroundings offer wide options in terms of race courses.
The program will consist of 2 days dedicated to confirmation of registrations, IRC measurements and safety checks, then 5 days of races with various types of race courses (windward-leeward, coastal races and a long coastal race).
As a tourist hotspot of international renown, the Cannes region offers all the facilities for reception and logistics, both for the boats and their crews. All maritime and port services and infrastructures are available on site and such as to meet the expectations of the most demanding crews.
The Yacht Club de Cannes, the City and the Marinas of Cannes are delighted to welcome the sailors to the IRC European Championship 2023, and work in close collaboration with the IRC Rating, the YCF and the RORC.