SOLO Offshore Racing Club

We are a virtual yacht club without any premises. Our office is the Sea. What do have is an enthusiastic group of offshore & inshore yacht racers who love "going solo", and enjoy a lively gathering afterwards. We sail a range of "Class" boats and IRC cruiser/racers. Anybody is welcome to join our events so long as you and your boat meet our safety & competence criteria. Budding Vendee aspirants, Figarists, or just wanting to enjoy the personal challenge, all are welcome!

Our "in house" training events, both ashore and on the water, are aimed at encouraging all levels but with a leaning towards solo newbies, whilst our more formal North U Training events cater for the more experienced pushing to the next level.

The solo races are a mixture of "round the cans" Inshore Series day events, with corners. which our French solo cousins call Technical" racing, and then longer Offshore Series events which are typically cross-Channel passage races with some overnight sailing. We have an annual Channel Week which may take in the Channel Islands, Britanny, Ireland or further afield. Occassional one off events are staged. In 2016 we held the inaugural SORC Round the Rock Race (Fastnet Rock that is!) which was hugely successful.

So whatever your solo aspirations, you are in good company, ranging from Adventurers to adrenalin fuelled competitive racers - but we all share a common bond and respect for eachother!

 

2016 soloFASTNET Race video

 

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soloFASTNET

Upcoming Events

2018 soloFASTNET
2018 soloFASTNET

02/06/2018

The soloFASTNET is back by popular demand....a real solo challenge and endurance test with a limited entry.

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Solent to Guernsey, Round Sark & Back
Solent to Guernsey, Round Sark & Back

19/07/2018

Offshore Series race 5, 6 & 7

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RIOW - Round the Isle of Wight
RIOW - Round the Isle of Wight

18/08/2018

Inshore Series Race 5

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Cherbourg & Back
Cherbourg & Back

31/08/2018

Offshore Series races 7 & 8 from the Solent across to Cherbourg and back

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Hayling Bay
Hayling Bay

29/09/2018

Inshore Series races 6 & 7 in the Eastern Solent

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