Tag: ORC

  • First-ever ORC Double Handed European Championship open for entries

    First-ever ORC Double Handed European Championship open for entries

    The Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC) and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce that the entry process is now open for the first-ever ORC Double Handed European Championship to be held over 2-10 July 2021. The event is being held concurrently with the AEGEAN 600, a non-stop 600-mile full-crew race tour of the […]

  • 2021 ORC Rules Now Published

    2021 ORC Rules Now Published

    The managers and staff of the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce the 2021 version of the VPP and Rules are now published and ready for use. The rule books are uploaded and available for viewing and download at www.orc.org/rules and the VPP software has been delivered to ORC’s national Rating Offices around […]

  • ORC Race Management Guide now available for download

    ORC Race Management Guide now available for download

    The members of the Race Management Committee led by Hans-Eckhard (“Ecky”) von der Mosel and the management and staff at the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce the publication of a project that has put together the knowledge and expertise of many ORC contributors: the inaugural edition of the ORC Race Management Guide. […]

  • ORC COVID-19 announcement

    ORC COVID-19 announcement

    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many in the international sailing community in both direct and indirect ways, and here at ORC we are continuing to monitor the situation closely as it changes, almost with daily effect. Our primary concern is for the health and safety of our sailors and colleagues, and their families. Accordingly our […]

  • ORC 2020 VPP and Rules now available

    ORC 2020 VPP and Rules now available

    With numerous improvements prompted by user input and internal research over the past year, the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) is pleased to announce its new 2020 VPP and 2020 Rules books are available now for download from the ORC’s website at www.orc.org/rules. The VPP and the new 2020 version of the ORC Manager software has […]

  • Sportboats ready to race at ORC Sportboat European Championship 2019

    Sportboats ready to race at ORC Sportboat European Championship 2019

    The ORC Sportboat fleet has gathered in Portoroz and is ready to race starting tomorrow Tuesday 27 August having passed their measurement checks and registration and inspection formalities. These include weighing all boats, checking all sails to be used (and measuring them when necessary), and checking all safety equipment.  The first race on the four-day […]

  • 2019 ORC Sportboat European Championship Open for Entries

    2019 ORC Sportboat European Championship Open for Entries

    Organizers from the Yacht Club Marina Portoroz (YCMP) and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce the opening for entries to this year’s ORC Sportboat European Championship. Held over 24-30 August in Portoroz, Slovenia, this ORC championship event will be open to yachts that fit the following ORC Sportboat parameters: length from 6.00 […]

  • 2019 ORC Rules, VPP and Worldwide Calendar now available

    2019 ORC Rules, VPP and Worldwide Calendar now available

    The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) is pleased to announce the 2019 versions of its Rules and regulations, Velocity Prediction Program (VPP) and Worldwide Calendar of events are now published and are available on the ORC website. These are available both for the ORC and ORC Superyacht rating systems. Organized into separate rulebooks and documents, the ORC […]

  • 2019 ORC European Championship Open for Entry

    2019 ORC European Championship Open for Entry

    The Oxelösunds Segelsällskap and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce that the 2019 ORC European Championship being held over 11-17 August is now open for entries. Oxelösund is a relatively young port town in the scenic region of Södermanland, 100 km southwest of Stockholm on the Baltic coast. This is a new […]

  • 2019 D-Marin ORC World Championship Open for Entry

    2019 D-Marin ORC World Championship Open for Entry

    In June 2019 Sailing Club Val, D-Marin Mandalina and the City of Sibenik will host the 2019 D-Marin ORC World Championship, which will attract around 150 sailboats and 1,000 sailors from all over the world to participate in this prestigious regatta. This will be the greatest sporting event ever held in Sibenik. The official regatta program will start on May […]