News: World Championship

New dates for 2022 ORC/IRC World Championship

New dates for 2022 ORC/IRC World Championship

The second edition of this biennial event will be held from 23 June to 1 July in Porto Cervo After consultation between the Federazione Italiana Vela (FIV), the Unione Vela Altura Italiana (UVAI) and the Union Nationale pour la Course au Large (UNCL)…

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2022 ORC/IRC World Championship to be in Porto Cervo

2022 ORC/IRC World Championship to be in Porto Cervo

The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) are pleased to announce the next biennial ORC/IRC World Championship will be held in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy. Dates for the event are…

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COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Cancellation of 2020 ORC/IRC World Championship

COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Cancellation of 2020 ORC/IRC World Championship

NEWPORT, R.I. – Despite a strong entry list from the United States and abroad, and the exhaustive efforts of the New York Yacht Club along with the governing bodies for the ORC and IRC rating rules, the decision has been made to cancel the 2020 ORC/I…

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ORC/IRC Worlds early entries, scoring confirmed

ORC/IRC Worlds early entries, scoring confirmed

Newport, Rhode Island USA – Thousands of miles and 10 months of lead time are proving no deterrent for teams intent on ensuring their spot in one of the most anticipated sailing championships of 2020. In the few short weeks since entries opened, near…

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Entries Open for 2020 ORC/IRC World Championship

Entries Open for 2020 ORC/IRC World Championship

The conventional wisdom says the sailing season in the Northeastern United States ends with the Labor Day holiday, celebrated the first Monday in September. But the locals will tell you that September and October are the best months of the year in Rh…

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NYYC to host 2020 IRC/ORC Worlds

NYYC to host 2020 IRC/ORC Worlds

Sarasota, Florida – The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) working in cooperation with the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and Union National Course au Large (UNCL), founding partners of the IRC rating system, are pleased to announce the approval of the N…

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IRC and ORC agree continued co-operation

IRC and ORC agree continued co-operation

Representatives of the RORC and ORC met at the Royal Malta Yacht Club before the start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race to discuss the continued cooperation between IRC and ORC on a technical level, and the future of a joint Offshore World Championship….

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Offshore World Champions crowned in The Hague

Offshore World Champions crowned in The Hague

With yet another sunny day here on the Dutch North Sea coast, the final race to conclude The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds on Friday looked like it could be easy. Yet the weak and shifty northwesterly 8-9 knot breeze kept frustrating race managers as…

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The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

The Offshore Worlds will be held from 12 to 20 July 2018 in the first ever combined ORC and IRC championship, an innovative solution to unite the world’s two largest offshore racing fleets. Be part of this unique fleet and register now for this histo…

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Offshore Worlds Scoring and Class Limits News

Offshore Worlds Scoring and Class Limits News

Scoring plan and new class rating limits announced for 2018 the Hague Offshore World Championship. Held 12-20 July 2018, this will be the first Offshore World Championship event using both IRC and ORC ratings. Organizers from the 2018 The Hague Offsh…

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