RORC VOLVO Round Ireland Race 20th June 2020


Ireland’s top race, Round Ireland is one of the most challenging offshore yacht races in the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s calendar.  With a fleet of 60 top offshore boats ranging from 80 foot Maxis to Open 60s and the cream of the UK, France and Ireland’s club offshore racing yachts the event is set to be outstanding!

Starting and finishing in Wicklow, this 700 mile race heads North up the Irish Sea before turning West along the rugged Northern Irish coast before the crazy run down the West coast with all the Atlantic can throw at us….

…it’s going to be fun!

“Starting and Finishing at Wicklow, leave Ireland and all its islands excluding Rockall to starboard. The distance is approximately 704 nautical miles”


Delivery from Gosport to Wicklow (optional)

Delivery from Wicklow to Gosport (optional)

Volvo Round Ireland Race


Please note that RORC requires 50% of the crew to have completed 500 RORC race miles on the entered boat.




Race Crew Position

Professional Skipper and First Mate

All race fees

All mooring fees

All food on board at sea

Race instruction and support

Race shirt

Qualifying Races



Travel to and from the boat

Food on shore

Personal Insurance (highly recommended)



A good level of physical fitness and mobility

Some sailing experience – although first time offshore racers are positively welcomed!

Please note the RORC race miles requirement – please talk to us!