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22nd July 2021 to 25th July 2021

RORC Channel Race 2021

£450 per person

The Channel Race was originally the second ‘ocean race’, established by the Ocean Racing Club in 1928

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Pay a deposit of £100.00 per item
Suited to
Couples, Individuals, Groups
Difficulty
Some sailing experience required
Nights onboard
3
Vessel type
Volvo Open 70
Vessel length
70ft
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
This is a race yacht, so no airs and graces. Berths are hot bunking.
Insurance Required
Yes

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Blast your way around the English Channel on the awesome Volvo 70 

3 Nights: 22 - 25 July 2021

£450 per person

The Channel Race was originally the second ‘ocean race’, established by the Ocean Racing Club in 1928. In those days the race was aimed towards smaller boats and the course included the Cherbourg Breakwater. In recent years this course has been set around marks, the exact route decided after taking into account the wind and tidal conditions.

Start: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, 22 July 2021 (pm)

Training: 23 July 2021

Race: 24 July 2021

Finish: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, 25 July 2021

Board the boat on Thursday evening, to get settled and acquainted with the boat. This will include a tour of the boat and a safety briefing. We will then have the whole of Friday to get in some training for the race the next day.

Then after a night on the docks, we will head out to the start line on Saturday morning in readiness for the race. This is a 110-160nm race; the course will be announced by the race committee 24hrs before the start.

  • A place on the race crew
  • Professional Race Skipper and First Mate
  • Food, fuel, race entry and mooring fees
  • Wet weather gear
  • Travel to or from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Some sailing experience is required.
  • A good level of fitness recommended.

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, UK

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, UK

Start: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, 22 July 2021 (pm)

Training: 23 July 2021

Race: 24 July 2021

Finish: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, 25 July 2021

Board the boat on Thursday evening, to get settled and acquainted with the boat. This will include a tour of the boat and a safety briefing. We will then have the whole of Friday to get in some training for the race the next day.

Then after a night on the docks, we will head out to the start line on Saturday morning in readiness for the race. This is a 110-160nm race; the course will be announced by the race committee 24hrs before the start.

Waterproof or soft kit bag (no hard cases with wheels)
1 complete set of dry clothes
Passport
Sleeping bag
Hat and gloves
Sun cream
Any medication you require
Seasickness pills if needed
Water bottle
Warm layers as required
Safety knife
Head torch
Sailing boots

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