Île d’Ouessant Race

Cowes to St Malo via Wolf Rock & Île d’Ouessant. Approximately 400Nm 3-4 days

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RORC Île d’Ouessant Race

This is a new race on the RORC calendar first run in 2016. It requires participation in at least 1 other RORC race together with a sea survival certificate.

The race starts on the Sunday after Cowes Week in  August.

Join us on Saturday as Cowes week ends at Shepard's Wharf Marina Cowes.

This is similar to the Fastnet Race all be it in safer waters and a third shorter in distance.

This event is as a campaign only and includes one RORC qualifing race and a training weekend.


Full details below

Date  August 2018 (bi annual event)


Cost £1500 per person


Actual course is subject to conditions and can vary accordingly and at short notice by the RORC race officials.

Cowes Start - St Malo Finish

Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the Royal Yacht Squadron

This is a new race for 2016, the RORC Ile d'Ouessant/Ushant Race

The Ushant Campaign is a great mini-campaign and a fantastic brilliant event ahead to help those with limited offshore experience prepare ahead of the 2017 Fastnet Race

The Ushant Campaign follows our typical training programme with a inshore training and racing weekend.

followed by the RORC Channel Race.

The Ide d'Ouessant race will start from Cowes, head West to Wolf Rock, dropping South to the Ile d"ouessant before returning East along the French coast to finish in the beautiful French port of St Malo.

New faces are always welcome to join us and those who return year on year.

To find out more please call Chris Clark on 07870403888 or e-mail

Experience Required

To join the Ushant Campaign you must have some sailing previous experience, preferably offshore although racing experience isn't essential. We will provide you with all the training you need.

2016 Provisional Dates :
Training Day and Inshore Racing - TBA

Qualifying Race RORC Channel Race - 30-31 July
Ile d'Ouessant (Ushant) Race - 14-19 August (incl lazy sail back from St Malo)

Cost: £1,500 per person. (£600 deposit to book + 2 x £450 instalments)

What is included?
All race entry and mooring fees, Training weekend, qualifying RORC Channel race, the RORC Ile D'Ouessant Race and delivery back, professional racing skipper and mate, accommodation on board, onboard food & drink whilst racing and training, TEAM ANARCHY shirt and Gillet to keep.

Estimated Time off work: 5 days

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