The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) has now published a new ORC Guidebook that explains the ORC system of handicap racing. This 20-page guide gives an overview of the principal features of this World Sailing-recognized international rating system that is in use in over 40 countries around the world on boats that range in size from sport boats to Superyachts.
Among the topics explained are the importance of science and measurement, the power of the ORC’s VPP, the accuracy and flexibility of offering multiple scoring options, and the importance of openness and rule ...
NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series continues on June 19 at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBC, with a one-hour highlight show featuring top moments from the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago on Lake Michigan. Full report.
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Can we get the whole world to go sailing? It can’t happen without you. This weekend - June 18-19 - is the annual Summer Sailstice, founded in 2001, as the global celebration of sailing held on the weekend nearest the summer solstice.
All sailors are invited to participate this weekend in whatever way possible.
Sailing the Newport Bermuda Race, the Hobie Storm Chaser Regatta in Iowa, or just heading out on an afternoon sail? Yes! All sailors can put their sailing plans on the map by signing up, hoisting sails and sharing in a collective weekend of sailing.
By simply ...