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.


Browsing 1 - 10 of 19 reports.
Pocket Battleship

2018 soloFASTNET - Conrad Manning on Pocket Battleship

Conrad gives us a blow by blow account of his soloFASTNET experience
SYZYGY

2018 soloFASTNET - Mark Thompson on SYZYGY

Mark Thompson tells us how he got his Contessa 32 around the Rock
Oi Oi wins the Cowes to Weymouth race

2018 Offshore Series races 1 & 2 to Weymouth & Back

Testing variable conditions gave everyone a chance
Rather than go the traditional route out of the Western Solent, SORC sent the fleet from Cowes to Weymouth around the Eastern end of the Isle of Wight to create a true overnight challenging race with tides amd light airs to contend with. The race back on Sunday remindeds us why we go sailing, with a superb dose of sun, warm airs and a pleasant downwind breeze.

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Jester wins Race 3

2018 Inshore Series - Races 3 & 4 to Poole & Back

4 races down and the results at the top show a 3 way tie
Conditions for the SORC Inshore Series races 3 & 4 to Poole and back favoured the faster boats. The competition at the top is impressively close with Bellino, Jester and Fastrak all tied on 12 points in Class 1, closely pursued by Roxanne and Game On both tied on 17 points. In Class 2, Amy Lou has extended her lead with two bullets over the weekend.

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Start of IS Race 1

2018 Solent Shakedown Weekend

Inshore Series Races 1 & 2 keenly contested to start of the 2018 season
A good entry of 24 boats was a great start to the 2018 SORC season. Both Classes 1 and 2 were well represented and keenly contested. The scene is set for some very close competition in 2018 amongst the seasoned soloists, and a good number of new faces are appearing on the scene.

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Neil Paytor is presented the Spirit of SORC award

2017 OVERALL SEASON

Awards ceremony was held at the Royal Southampton Yacht Club
The SORC 2017 season was signed off at the Royal Southampton Yacht Club on Saturday 27th January 2018, when the overall season prizes were awarded and a couple of talks were presented.

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Pegasus & Anticipation

2017 Inshore Series - Races 4 & 5 to Poole & back

Blustery conditions make for a fast and exciting weekends solo racing
Races 4 and 5 to Poole & Back in the 2017 SORC Inshore Series were hotly contested throughout the fleet in challenging conditions.

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Sunset on Full Circle

A Rookie's First Solo Experience

Matt Smith GO's SOLO for the first time
Matt Smith has only been sailing for 3 years and this year he competed in his first solo race with SORC, to Le Havre & Back, in his new Sun Fast 3200 R2 "Full Circle".

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Dinner in Le Havre

2017 Offshore Series - Races 5, 6 & 7

Better late than never!
Offshore Races 5 to 7 concluded the 2017 Offshore Series. Complicated forecasts and Fastnet fatigue conspired against us, but a great weekend was had by the 5 competing yachts.

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