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6th September 2024 to 8th September 2024

RORC Racing – Lewmar Cherbourg Race

From £499 per person

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The RORC Lewmar Cherbourg Race course is relatively modest at only around 75 miles, however this is as tactically challenging as any race crossing the Channel. Note: Departs from & returns to Hamble.
Clear
Suited to
Individuals, Couples, Groups
Difficulty
No previous experience needed
Nights onboard
2
Vessel type
Beneteau First 40
Vessel length
40ft
Skipper
Professional Race Skipper
Crew
8 crew plus skipper and mate
Berth Style
Single berths
Insurance Required
Yes

If you are looking for a weekend of adventure and challenge – the RORC offshore races are perfect for you!

RORC Cherbourg Race: 6 - 8 September 2024

Price: £499 per person

The RORC Lewmar Cherbourg Race course is relatively modest at only around 75 miles, however, this is as tactically challenging as any race crossing the Channel. If you are looking for a weekend of adventure and challenge – the RORC offshore races are perfect for you!

As usual, exiting the Solent cleanly is the first hurdle, then the usual south-bound crossing taking into account the tide, sweeping competitors east or west, together with any weather features anticipated during the crossing. While it is not as strong as the Alderney Race away to the west, the tides approaching Cherbourg are still strong and, even once inside the breakwater of the Grande Rade, positions have been known to change with the finish line in sight. Being the last domestic regatta of the year it's always a good excuse for a party!

If you’re looking to actively contribute to a competitive team – then we’d love to hear from you.

Please note that this event starts and ends in Hamble Point Marina, Hamble, near Southampton.

RORC Cherbourg Race

Cowes – Cherbourg 2024

Meet at 2pm on Friday 6th September, The race starts around 6pm off Cowes.

Expected home Sunday lunchtime, 8th Sept

  • Race entry and mooring fees
  • Racing program as outlined above
  • Professional racing skipper and mate
  • Accommodation on board
  • Food whilst racing or training
  • Transport to the yacht
  • Meals ashore when not racing or training (breakfast & dinner)
  • Sailing gear
  • Personal Insurance

INFORMATION

Experience all the adventures of offshore RORC racing in the following weekend event

RORC Cherbourg Race.

The final RORC race, the Cherbourg Race is usually a great social opportunity as well as a closely fought race! The race starts on Friday evening and will head straight to Cherbourg, where you and your crew will enjoy all the end-of-season celebrations ashore before cruising back overnight to arrive back in Hamble Sunday late morning/early afternoon.

Dates: 6th – 8th September 2024

Hamble, UK. Located just outside the City of Southampton with all major transport (road, rail & air) links. Closest airports: Southampton, London, (Heathrow) & (Gatwick).  We suggest using a taxi transfer from Southampton if using public transport rather then using the local rail station which is some distance from the yacht base; on a slow rail service. Parking available on-site at yacht base.

From Hamble, all major road, rail & air transport links from Southampton available. We suggest using a taxi transfer from the yacht to Southampton if using public transport rather then using the local rail station which is some distance from the yacht base; on a slow rail service. Parking available on-site at yacht base.

RORC Cherbourg Race

Cowes – Cherbourg 2024

Meet at 2pm on Friday 6th September, The race starts around 6pm off Cowes.

Expected home Sunday lunchtime, 8th Sept

Footwear:

Deck Trainers/Sports trainers with non-marking soles

Trainer socks

Legwear:

Sailing/Sports Shorts

Quick-drying material clothing is best suited so we do not recommend wearing jeans

Top:

Tech Top/Sports Top

Fleece/Soft Shell Jacket

Hands:

Fingerless Gloves

Headwear:

Cap/Sun Hat

Top Layers:

Waterproof trousers/salopettes

Sailing Jacket

Accessories:

Watch

Sunglasses

Multi Tool

Electrical Tape

Knee Pads

Other:

Suncream

Insect Repellant

Water Bottle

Waterproof Phone Case

Remember to bring a sleeping bag for those trips that involve overnight stays on the boat

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