Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 2

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 2

Competitors had an easier second day at Cowes Week, with shorter courses and predominately wind with tide conditions giving a dry ride. Tidal conditions for those starting on the Royal Yacht Squadron line provided an interesting tactical challenge, balancing the last of the ebb tide and early flood stream. The day started with a westerly…

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 1

Cowes Week Daily Round Up Day 1

An action packed opening day of Cowes Week delivered lots of extremes in a shifty westerly wind. This averaged 10-15 knots, punctuated by occasional showers bringing gusts well over 20 knots that tested competitors’ skills across a wide range of conditions. Twenty one of the 30 classes, including the largest IRC rated yachts, started from…

80 Boats for RORC Channel Race

80 Boats for RORC Channel Race

The Royal Ocean Racing Club Season’s Points Championship continues with the Channel Race, which will start on Saturday July 24th from the RYS Line, Cowes. 80 boats have entered the non-stop overnight race with the majority of the fleet expected to finish the race in about 24 hours. The Channel Race is the ninth race…

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