Race Reports

Below you will find a compilation of Race Results from the 2017 season onwards. For Race Results and Reports Prior to 2017, visit the archive.

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Simon wins the yellow flag

2019 Cherbourg & Back - Races 5 & 6 Offshore Series

Simon Mitchell on "Roxanne" wraps up the 2019 SORC Offshore Series
14 boats, evenly split between Class 1 and 2, turned out for Races 5 & 6 to Cherbourg and back which completed the overal 2019 SORC Offshore Series.

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CW Prize giving dinner

2019 Channel Week

Clean sweep for Simon Mitchell on Roxanne
A pretty dismal forecast put of some entrants from the start line, and changed the schedule of events, but the 6 boats that completed the Week had a great time with the bonhomie making up for the wet and windy conditions. 3 races were completed and 3 races won by Simon Mitchell on Roxanne.

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Jeremy wins RIOW

2019 RIOW Race - Inshore Series Race 5

A windy but fast RIOW was successfully completed with Overall & Class 1 honours going to Jeremy Waitt on "Jangada", and with Jeffrey Knapman winning Class 2 in "Virago".

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L'Adventure taken from Pocket Battleship

2019 Offshore Series - Races 1 & 2 to Weymouth & Back

The Offshore Series has kicked off and we have a first time SORC winner in Kirsteen Donaldson on Pyxis
A great weekend of close racing and the usual SORC bonhomie was enjoyed over the weekend, with the Sun Fast 3200's dominating Class 1 whilst Kisrtseen Donaldson in her X-332 "Pyxis" enjoyed her first overall SORC victory and now leads the 2019 Offshore Series afterthe first two races.

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Fastrak powering to 2nd place

2018 Inshore Series - Race 8 Nab Tower

Bellino wins the Carbon Pole trophy for the Nab Tower race
Last year the Nab Tower Race was blown out and for a while it looked like there was going to be a repeat performance. In the end the weather Gods were kind delivering winds up to 25 knots which made for a great season closing race for SORC.

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Richard Clark enjoys his first SORC win

2018 Offshore Series - Races 7 & 8 - Cherbourg & Back

The SORC 2018 Offshore Series is concluded with interesting and close results!
Light airs did not detract from very close competition in the final two Offshore Series races, from the Solent to Cherbourg and back, with some close results and a maiden SORC win for Richard Clark on his Sun Fast 3200 "Fury".

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Fluke under A5

2018 RIOW - Solo Round the Isle of Wight

Contessa yachts dominate in a fast rounding of the Isle of Wight
34 solo skippered yachts competed in this years SORC RIOW race around the Isle of Wight. This annual iconic SORC race did not disappoint and was hotly contested throughout the fleet which was evenly divided between Class 1 and 2 and with 3 Class 3 boats.

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Nikki Curwen

2018 Offshore Races 4, 5 & 6 - Guernsey, Round Sark & Back

2 out of 3 races held - 2 wins for Nikki Curwen on Voador
Light and variable winds dominated the SORC Guernsey & Sark Offshore Race Weekend, but we have a new star in SORC with Nikki Curwen, who won both of the races which were completed.

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Pocket Battleship

2018 ROUND THE ROCK - Conrad Manning on Pocket Battleship

Conrad gives us a blow by blow account of his solo ROUND THE ROCK experience

2018 ROUND THE ROCK - Mark Thompson on SYZYGY

Mark Thompson tells us how he got his Contessa 32 around the Rock