RORC Easter Challenge

RORC Easter Challenge

This is the official training regatta of RORC (the Royal Ocean Racing Club) and it is run from Cowes on the Isle of Wight over the Easter Weekend. Racing takes place on Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday.

The Easter Challenge is a unique event: RORC employ some of the best sailing coaches in the UK (those who have been responsible for countless Olympic medals and world championship wins) to watch and film the competing boats and crews during racing each day before presenting a full, insightful, constructive and frequently hilarious video de-brief on-shore after racing.

You may be rubbing shoulders with some of the best teams from our sport at the Easter Challenge but the playing field is completely level. There is superb camaraderie between the competing crews at this event. For many it is the season opener and every single team is there with one key objective: to learn how to get the boat going fast and in the right direction! Winning is often of secondary importance.

There is always a fantastic attitude on the dock pre and post-race at this regatta: you are likely to pick up as many learning points from your fellow competitors here as you will on the water and you will undoubtedly make many new yachting friends at this event.

Island Charters will play their part in your Easter Challenge experience ensuring you are furnished with a well prepared and competitive race-boat leaving no detail over-looked. You need to go to this event ready to soak up as much learning as you possibly can without any distractions caused by an uncompetitive or poorly prepared charter boat. By selecting one of Island Charters’ immaculately presented fleet you and your crew will be able to specifically focus on the professional coaching and maximise your learning.

You may even pick up a prize or two in the process – Easter Eggs replace the silverware at this regatta! Give the team at Island Charters a call to find out how you and your crew can race into the chocolates!

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