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IRC is a rating rule to handicap different designs of keelboats allowing them to race together. Each boat’s rating (her ‘handicap’) is calculated using measurements of the boat; her length, weight, draft, sail area, etc. The resulting time corrector, the boat’s ‘TCC’, is her handicap. After a race, each boat’s elapsed time (the time she has taken to complete the course) is multiplied by her TCC to calculate her corrected time (her race time making allowance for the characteristics of the boat). The boat with the shortest corrected time is the winner of the race.

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Wishing you safety and best wishes as we all sail through these treacherous times
Posted on 3 Apr
2020 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race postponed
Hard decision as it's such a big part of the offshore calendar
Posted on 3 Apr
Rolex China Sea Race 2021: NOR out now
Asia's blue riband offshore event
Posted on 3 Apr
Zhik & Crew Kit partner with RWYC Lonely Rock Race
A stunning range of quality Race Clothing developed to celebrate the event
Posted on 2 Apr
Royal Ocean Racing Club cancels upcoming events
Cervantes Trophy, North Sea Race and Vice Admiral's Cup canned
Posted on 27 Mar
Poole Regatta Cancelled
Join the ongoing discussion to choose a new date
Posted on 24 Mar
2020 Newport Bermuda Race cancelled
The biennial race was due to start on June 19
Posted on 24 Mar
B&G Race Partners of the Lonely Rock Race
From Cowes around the Lonely Rock and back to Plymouth
Posted on 23 Mar
Round the Island Race postponed to September
Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19 and the current Government guidance
Posted on 20 Mar
RORC Easter Challenge cancelled
Taking the difficult, but necessary decision
Posted on 19 Mar
An Update from Poole Regatta?
Regatta committee frequently reviewing the situation to determine the appropriate action
Posted on 17 Mar
2020 Antigua Bermuda Race cancelled
After consultation over the COVID-19 pandemic
Posted on 16 Mar
Warsash Spring Series day 1
Brisk conditions of force 5-6 from the SSW for the hardy sailors
Posted on 16 Mar
2020 BVI Spring Regatta postponed
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Posted on 14 Mar
MS Amlin are no longer Doing the Double...
They are doing the Treble!
Posted on 12 Mar
SSANZ Round North Island: Leg 4 Recap
The fourth and final leg of the Evolution Sails Round North Island Race started in Napier on Friday
Posted on 10 Mar
WOKC announces entries for 12th edition
World-class competition set for Dubarry Women's Open Keelboat Championship 2020
Posted on 10 Mar
It says so in the brochure...
You know the one? Where the race there is only part of the complete package...
Posted on 8 Mar
Sydney Harbour Regatta overall
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Posted on 8 Mar
Back on the Harbour with Il Duce
Andrea Francolini was there for both days of MHYC's Sydney Harbour Regatta
Posted on 8 Mar
Sydney Harbour Regatta day 1
Smiles and spills on the opening day
Posted on 7 Mar
SSANZ Round North Island: Leg 3 Recap
The fleet tears out of Wellington on the 200nm hop to Naper.
Posted on 6 Mar
SHK Scallywag shoots for GROUPAMA Race double
GROUPAMA Race around New Caledonia return in 2020
Posted on 6 Mar
Airlie Beach Race Week 2020 entry open
Race day one will again involve a mass start for all participants
Posted on 3 Mar
Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race is back!
New date… same iconic race
Posted on 2 Mar
SSANZ Round North Island: Leg 2 Recap
This leg had everything from flat calm to fresh and frightening for the two person crews
Posted on 2 Mar
Wrap-up film of the 2020 RORC Caribbean 600
A race to get addicted to
Posted on 2 Mar
RORC Caribbean 600 overall
700 sailors from 37 countries gathered for a grand finale
Posted on 29 Feb
RORC Caribbean 600 day overall race update
A fantastic battle came to a dramatic conclusion
Posted on 29 Feb
11th Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille preview
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Posted on 28 Feb
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March winner 1 - Dorothy Wilson
© Dorothy Wilson
March winner 2 Jonathan Howe
© Jonathan Howe
Spirit 111 launch
© Ian Roman
Quentin Stewart's Infinity 46r Maverick from the UK at high speed just moments before finishing Transpac 50 at Diamond Head
© Sharon Green/Ultimate Sailing
The 2019 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast saw one of the largest fleets ever to take on the race.
© Andrea Francolini
Rolex China Sea Race
© Guy Nowell / RHKYC
Rolex China Sea Race
© Guy Nowell / RHKYC
#SailingAllTogether,
© World Sailing
KZ Racefurlers reduce the number of crew required to work forward - supermaxi, Black Jack - Hamilton Island, Queensland
© Andrea Francolini
What does sailing mean to you?
© Mark Jardine
KZ Racefurlers are precisely engineered for reliable performance
© KZ Racefurlers
James Gordon holds a headswivel with a safe working load greater than an empty Boeing 737-400
© Sail-World
3d printed cages for furling lines save dramatic amounts of weight compared with traditional machined acetal cages
© Sail-World
KZ race furlers with make use of titanium fittings. This new design employs a latch system to remove the need for fiddly pins and r-clips
© Sail-World
KZ's prowess as a machine shop has lead to them being contracted to produce all types of components for marine customers
© Sail-World
Tools of the trade, precision tools required for producing the finest quality components
© Sail-World
More fittings in titanium for one of KZ's customers who first engaged their services for a furler
© Sail-World
KZ develops their own parts, here shown a tack fitting to integrate with the boats purchase system on the bow
© Sail-World
KZ Racefurlers started business making furlers for round the world boats. Nearly 30 years later they are still at it, these from a VO65 in for a service
© Sail-World
Full vertical integration means that KZ produces makes every component on their furlers in house
© Sail-World
Comanche - uses KZ Furlers to control the setting of a multiplicity of headsail options without requiring a bowman to go forward in quite challenging conditions
©  Onne van der Wal
The crew of 2018 overall winner Smuggler will have to wait another year before they can defend their title on the 1,064-nautical-mile journey.
© Andrea Francolini
X2 - new fast 30 by Farr
© Farr Yacht Design
Giddy up anyone? X2 - new fast 30 by Farr
© Farr Yacht Design
All about a clean layout - X2 - new fast 30 by Farr
© Farr Yacht Design
Mast well aft, big stick, and deep keel - X2 - new fast 30 by Farr
© Farr Yacht Design
RORC racing
© Rick Tomlinson / www.rick-tomlinson.com
Vic-Maui International Yacht Race
© Vic-Maui
International Paint Poole Regatta 2018 racing
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
Midnight Rambler (Ed Psaltis) won the Divisiion 1 IRC Summer Pennant
© Peter Campbell
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