Cowes – St Malo starts today

July 13, 2012

RORC site information:

This 170-mile race to St. Malo from Cowes, which dates back to 1906, has always been one of the most popular races in the RORC Season’s Points Championship and with over 100 boats there will a spectacular send off from the Royal Yacht Squadron Line this Friday. The course takes the fleet around The Casquets off the northwest coast of Alderney. Weather forecasts predict a south westerly breeze of 20 to 25 knots on Friday going westerly overnight, which should provide fast sailing conditions for the fleet.

IRC Four is the largest class racing to St.Malo with 32 yachts from all over Europe entered. Harry Heijst’s Dutch S&S 41, Winsome, is the current class leader and should be evenly matched on the water with some true classics including Charles Anthony’s Two Tonner, Cervantes IV, which was part of the victorious 1971 British Admiral’s Cup team and Jean Yves Chateau’s French Nicholson 33, Iromiguy, which won the Rolex Fastnet in 2005.

Post by Joost Heikens | July 13, 2012 |


  1. Goed gedaan jongens een 3e plaats en overall nog 1e! Het was leuk om jullie te kunnen volgen op de AIS op mijn IPad!
    Dus kon ik zien hoe snel jullie door het water “vlogen”
    Lieve groeten,Mieke

    by Mieke | 16 Jul 2012 | 13:41
  2. Proficiat met de 3e plaats en vervolgens de 1e overall. Groet. Alex

    by Alex Bisi | 18 Jul 2012 | 10:56