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North Sails 2021 Innovation - LEADERBOARD

Fully crewed class now open for entries in the Round Britain & Ireland Race

by Adrian Gray 7 Jan 00:00 PST

A fully crewed class is now open for entries and will run alongside the classic Double Handed RB&I. At approaching 30 entries, 8 of which are multihulls, this will be a great race for all those competing. With limited spaces of just 50 for the entire fleet, the RB&I is expected to be a sell out.

Early entry fee discounts have been extended for the RB&I and will now close on March 1st. The maximum LOA has also been extended to 70ft. Whilst not compulsory, crew changes of up to 50% can be made during the stop overs in Galway and Blyth. This is ONLY applicable for fully crewed boats.

The fully crewed class is an exciting addition to the original RB&I race, allowing many more sailors to be part of a team racing around the British Isles without the need to take excessive time off work but able to experience some of one of the toughest races in the offshore calendar.

Starting on 29th May 2022, the new course will have stop overs in Galway, Lerwick and Blyth, making this the most accessible race of its kind to date.

Current entries and notes of interest will soon be posted on the website.

For further information and to enter either race please contact the organising team on

MailASail OSTAR and Twostar Race

The 60th Anniversary OSTAR race sponsored by MailASail now has entries numbering 16 and a number of boats showing an expression of interest. Combine this with the TWOSTAR race potential entry of 8, then we have a truly impressive international field of adventurers who are now working on their qualifying process.

It is our aim to make this a great race, so in order to tempt those who are still on the fence we are extending the Early entry Discount to March 1st.

This will already be the best entry for many years in what will be an historic edition of the race.

Current entries and notes of interest will soon be posted on the website.

For further information and to enter either race please contact the organising team on

A percentage of all race profits will be made to our chosen charity for 2022, The Chestnut Appeal for Men's Health.

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