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RORC Channel Race @ Equinox Sailing
Jul 27 – Jul 28 all-day

The RORC Channel race is a 24-35 hour race that is set depending on the wind and tide.  It starts and finishes in the Solent so is a popular weekend race.
Date 27-28th July
Start Cowes
Finish Cowes
Distance 125NM
Approx No Days 1-1/5

If you would like to join us, but would like to get some more experience or brush up on some racing skills before coming along, have a look at our courses page.  We have a set of yacht racing worksheets available for download, please click here to download.

Contact Us

If you are unsure if this race is right for you, contact us and we will be happy to discuss your experience and your sailing goals to help you choose the best option for you.

Rolex Fastnet Race @ RORC Fastnet Race
Aug 2 – Aug 9 all-day

Fastnet 2019

We are once again taking part in one of the most famous offshore yacht races the RORC Fastnet 2017, racing from Cowes to the Fastnet lighthouse and finishing in Plymouth.

This is a prestigious event and an experience of a lifetime. Take part on one of our fully race prepared Sigma 38’s and race in a true one design class.

Equinox Sailing have put together a comprehensive package which includes 4 qualifying offshore races and 2 training weekends.

The crew must compete in a minimum of 300 nm offshore racing prior to the Fastnet Race. We will be competing in 4 RORC races prior to the Fastnet race allowing everyone to gain the required mileage.

Please look at the video from RORC Fastnet 2013 Race

Included in the Fastnet 2017 package

  • 2 training weekends
  • RORC offshore qualifying races
  • RORC Fastnet 2019 Race
  • ISAF/RYA Sea Survival Course
  • All safety equipment
  • All food on-board, mooring fees, and fuel
  • Team t-shirts

Please contact us for more information, or to register your interest.

Just how much yacht racing has changed can be seen in a documentary from 1965 following a yacht and her crew on the Fastnet race.