Everything you need to know to get you to Tasmania this year!

Or to join in the popular Cock of the Bay Race...

The Christmas races are fast approaching nand after a busy year for the ORCV the Notices of Race have been published and online entry will be availalbe next week!

Devonport is our new destination for the dash across the paddock this year and Mersey Yacht Club have kindly offered to host the fleet. Devonport has been a popular destination for ORCV in past years and it will be exciting to visit again! This race forms the offshore race for the Bass Strait Series, so check out the NoR.

East or West- which is best? Your call but information for the Salamanca Series  HERE and the Sovereign Series HERE

Join in the  Cock of the Bay and the party at Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron on Boxing Day- a great wind down after your Christmas celebrations.

Stay tuned for more information.

 

 

 

Shorthanded racing is here

Shorthanded Racing is here– 4 crew plus Autohelm The ORCV is pleased to announce that it will be introducing short handed racing with autohelm with a maximum of 4 crew as part of the main fleet in all offshore races next season. This development reflects the findings of research into race participation conducted by ORCV earlier this year. More details on the research and related initiatives will be released in a future article but the decision on short handed racing reflects two key findings. First, in an open question on “matters considered when deciding whether to participate in  [ ... ]

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Notice of Race for the 2018 Westcoaster

The Notice of Race for the 2018 Melbourne to Hobart “Westcoaster” Race has been published and entries are now open. The race continues to evolve and this year the NOR  provides expanded support for short handed racing within the unrestricted monohull division. Double handed racing is in many ways the ultimate ocean racing challenge and has had active support for a number of years. Double handed yachts will continue to be actively supported by ORCV,  racing in their own Division and also against the main fleet. Its worth noting that in 2017 second place in both IRC and AM [ ... ]

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