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!

Our Flickr site has various picture galleries to give you a taste of what we get up to ... Click Here


Latest News

14 April 2015
2015 Solent Shakedown Race Report

SORC’s first two Inshore Races of the 2015 season formed the aptly named ‘Solent Shakedown’, as the challenging conditions tested the fleet, and whether they had read their sailing instructions. There was stiff competition on the water, and if the Gnome (awarded for the best faux pas while racing) hadn’t been deported back to France there would have been even stiffer competition to win him.

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31 January 2015
NORTH SAILS on the water training

Come along to our North Sails hosted on the water training day on Friday 24th April 2015 in the Central Solent. Let the professionals teach you how to tune your rig, set your sails, set up your boat and sail fast ....

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