Commodores' Cup Notice of Race now available
by Trish Jenkins, RORC on 9 May 2013
The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) is happy to announce the publication of the Notice of Race (NoR) for the 2014 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup.
Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup 2012 Rick Tomlinson © http://www.rick-tomlinson.com
The event based in Cowes will start on Saturday 19th July 2014 and follow a similar format to previous years. A mixture of inshore races in the Solent, an offshore race in the English Channel and a race around the Isle of Wight, will finish with a final race and prize-giving on Saturday 26th July 2014.
The Commodores' Cup, which started in 1992 is an international three-boat team event using the IRC Rating system and is open to boats rated between 1.020 and 1.230, with only one boat rated above 1.150. It is a vigorously protected Corinthian regatta where the number of Category 3 sailors is restricted to one per boat, except for the boat rated above 1.150 which can have two.
It is an event popular with teams coming from all corners of the world and a number of countries having trials to select their respective participants. With numerous IRC boats based around the Solent, teams are able to charter competitive boats to reduce the cost of shipping boats to the UK.
The Notice of Race can be viewed on the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup website
or contact the RORC Race Office.