IRC Rating opens for 2021

IRC Rating opens for 2021

The new season has got off to a positive start with applications coming in for 2021 IRC rating certificates and a steady stream of enquiries to the RORC Rating Office, the technical hub of the Royal Ocean Racing Club.  There was a record flood of entries for the RORC’s flagship event, the Rolex Fastnet Race, when…

Alex Thomson in first place as he crosses the Equator onboard HUGO BOSS

Alex Thomson in first place as he crosses the Equator onboard HUGO BOSS

Alex Thomson today successfully crossed the equator into the southern hemisphere, as he maintains his lead in the Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race. The HUGO BOSS skipper crossed the equator at 13:19 UTC today (Wednesday 18th November) after 9 days, 23 hours and 59 minutes at sea. Thomson now finds himself ahead of his nearest rival…