Welcome to SOLO Offshore Racing Club
We are a virtual yacht club in that we have no premises but what do have is an enthusiastic group of offshore & inshore yacht racers who love "going solo" on the water, and also 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 your boat meets the safety criteria. Budding Vendee aspirants, Figarists, or just wanting to enjoy the personal challenge with like minded sailors, all are welcome!
05 July 2014
Celtic Challenge - Runners & Riders
This year’s Solo Offshore Racing Club signature event is the Celtic Challenge starting from Falmouth on Tuesday 22nd July and finishing back in Plymouth. In between it takes in the Southern Irish ports of Kinsale, Sherkin Island, Bear Island and Dingle along with a jaunt around the Fastnet Rock. This 2015 AZAB (Azores and back) qualifying event will be a true challenge, comprising 5 races up to 310M long, and with the feeder race itself likely to be a 180M beat from Lymington to Falmouth.
30 June 2014
Normandie Solo 2014
Five British skippers accepted Frederic Waniart's invitation to Normandie Solo for a splendid week of solo racing French-style. After a tough week of sailing and an equally demanding social programme of fine food, wine and great company, it was Steve Thomas who sailed brilliantly to uphold SORC's honour and make it onto the podium.