Tag: Offshore Sailing Worlds

  • ORC and IRC agree continued cooperation

    ORC and IRC agree continued cooperation

    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. Both sides agreed that The Hague Offshore World Championship, which used […]

  • Three New World Champions Crowned at the Offshore Sailing Worlds

    Three New World Champions Crowned at the Offshore Sailing Worlds

    With yet another sunny day here on the Dutch North Sea coast, the final race to conclude The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds looked like it could be easy. Yet the weak and shifty northwesterly 8-9 knot breeze kept frustrating race managers as they tried to set a square course that would be sufficient quality for […]

  • A new World Champion in The Offshore Sailing Worlds: Team Beau Geste

    A new World Champion in The Offshore Sailing Worlds: Team Beau Geste

    With yet another sunny day on the North Sea coast, in a little gentler winds than in the last few days, another two inshore races were held in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds. The completion of the first race prompted a discard of the worst race score for all competitors, with the exception of the […]

  • Racing tightens up in The Offshore Sailing Worlds

    Racing tightens up in The Offshore Sailing Worlds

    While there’s no change at the top of the leaderboards in each of the three classes in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds, the fight for the other podium positions remains keen as the points totals tighten up going into tomorrow as the penultimate day of the event. And unlike yesterday’s booming southerly with its big […]

  • New winds yet same class leaders in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

    New winds yet same class leaders in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

    In contrast to the past few days of light shifty winds, today’s superb 12-17 knot southerly breeze made for fast and furious racing on all courses of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018. And so even with a later 1300 start today, Principal Race Officer Peter Anink informed everyone two inshore races would held […]

  • Beau Geste, Santa & Pro4U early leaders in The Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

    Beau Geste, Santa & Pro4U early leaders in The Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

    After over 24 hours of sailing in light air off the Dutch North Sea coast, the opening act of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship has concluded and the leaders are now known in each of three classes before the second stage of inshore racing begins tomorrow. Scoring has been for a long race of […]

  • Light Air Start to The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

    Light Air Start to The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

    The sun continued to shine today at the start of racing in The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, with many thousands of beachgoers watching nearly a thousand sailors on their boats in the fleet start the long offshore race portion of the programme. Class A competitors were sent on a 155-mile zig-zag course off the […]

  • Sunny opening day at Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

    Sunny opening day at Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018

    Under bright sunny skies and a gentle 10 knots of wind, many entries of the 86-boat fleet from 15 nations made it out to the race areas today to test the waters of the North Sea in preparation for tomorrow’s opening round of races in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018. The conditions were perfect […]

  • Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018 Class C teams confirmed

    Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018 Class C teams confirmed

    It is only 63 days left until the start of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, and the approved entries in Class C are now confirmed for this first-ever regatta using both IRC and ORC scoring to crown three new World Champions of offshore sailing. These Class C entries include 56 boats that are among […]

  • Scoring plan and new class rating limits for 2018 The Hague Offshore World Championship

    Scoring plan and new class rating limits for 2018 The Hague Offshore World Championship

    Organizers from the 2018 The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, in consultation with the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), have announced the scheme for scoring this first World Championship to use both the international IRC and ORC rating systems. The event is being held at Scheveningen Marina in The […]