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Spinlock IRC Limited Validity TCC is hailed a success at the RORC


'Some exciting racing during the RSrnYC Champagne Joseph Perrier July Summer Series Regatta.'    RORC/Paul Wyeth

On 1st January 2013, the Rating Office, technical centre of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), introduced the Spinlock IRC Limited Validity (LV) TCC into Great Britain in a bid to get more people on the water racing under IRC.

The Rating Office is delighted to report that the response to the LV TCC in its trial season, has exceeded expectations, and it will continue to offer Spinlock IRC LV TCCs into the foreseeable future for British boats and events.

With over 50 events, including the historic and internationally renowned AAM Cowes Week approved to accept LV TCCs in 2013, over 100 boats were issued with one, of which almost 25% had never raced in IRC before.

A Limited Validity TCC allows a boat to race in an IRC class at a specific event at a fraction of the cost of a full Spinlock IRC certificate, so is perfect for the casual racer who wants to race in an IRC fleet once or twice a year. Since the TCCs are calculated in exactly the same way, the kudos of a good IRC result applies to boats racing with an LV TCC as much as to those with a full IRC certificate.

Applications received this year ranged from a classic 21' day boat, to J/109s and large Oceanic cruising boats, illustrating the different types of boat that can enjoy good IRC racing. Owners who raced this year with an LV TCC in 2013 told the Rating Office that they are likely to do so again next year, or upgrade to a full IRC certificate.

Event organisers are already primed to accept LV TCCs in 2014, including the Little Britain Challenge Cup, Panerai British Classic Week and the RORC Easter Challenge. A list of the events that accepted LV TCCs in 2013, and more information about the scheme, can be found at RORC Website


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