Double Handed Yacht race

About the Race


Distance:  25 approx NM                             


Safety Category:     6
Start Location: Off RBYC
Start Time:  10:00 AEST
Start Date: Sunday, 26 April 2020
Race Record: n/a

Sailed around a bay course, this event provides a challenge to those who wish to test themselves in a short handed sailing format.  It provides a valuable skills training opportunity for those who are contemplating participating in the short handed division of longer races conducted by the club.  It is a lot of fun regardless with plenty of variation in sailing it has plenty of upwind, downwind and reaching plus enough tactical challenges to get you thinking.  

DH PerpetualTeamTrophyV2The Double-Handed Perpetual Teams Trophy (donated by Entire) will be awarded to the team of yachts with the lowest total score calculated from AMS, IRC or PHS handicap categories. Results from any racing division may count, although yachts entered in multiple divisions may only count one result.  Teams may consist of up to four yachts with the best three results to count.  Traditionally Teams have represented yacht clubs.  For the ORCV Double-Handed race, you can enter as a Team representing your club, or as a team of friends from a mixture of clubs, an Under 30’s Team, a Mixed Crew Team, All female Team, Past Osaka Team or base your Team on something else. 


Click here to read an article about one competitor's reflections on the race.




Sheers and Rushbrook make Executive Decision to wi...
06 May 2019 05:52 - Delma Dunoon

Sheers and Rushbrook make Executive Decision to win ORCV Double Handed Race William Sheers and Dan Rushbrook have sailed Executive Decision to a deci [ ... ]

Double Handed Perpetual Trophy Teams Cup
28 Apr 2019 06:04 - Tim BoucautDouble Handed Perpetual Trophy Teams Cup

The ORCV Double Handed Race includes a "Teams Trophy" event. So get 4 boats together and enter as a team. Enter as a team representing your yacht club [ ... ]

Double Handed racing is so much fun – give it a go...
09 Apr 2019 08:00 -

Double Handed racing is so much fun – give it a go! Its blowing 15-20 knots with a typical Port Philip lumpy sea and the 5 minute gun has just gone [ ... ]