A perfect day of three races

Under yet another day of sunny skies, race managers from the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (KNS) used the perfect 12-15 knot southerly breeze to produce three windward/leeward races for the first day of inshore competition at the 2022 ORCi European Championship. As expected in all ORC championship events, the racing was highly competitive in each of the three […]

Early leaders emerge in ORCi Euros

Hankø, Norway — 9 August 2022 – With the results now available from the Mills Long Offshore Race that started yesterday and concluded today, we have three leaders in each class competing at this week’s 2022 ORCi European Championship. This event is hosted by the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (KNS) and co-organized by the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC). By: Dobbs Davis, Photos: Trond Teigen […]

Day 1 – Mills Long Offshore

Mills Long Offshore Race is featuring a 24-36 hour tour of the coast of Norway and Sweden, with several long legs positioned for multiple wind angles. This will challenge the teams with sail selections and trimming solutions for optimal speed at these angles. Another challenge is navigational, with many small islets and rocks found along […]

Let´s go!

Hanko, Norway — 7 August 2022 – Following perfect 14-16 knot conditions this afternoon at the mouth of the Oslofiorden, numerous teams tested themselves in a lively practice race held just before the opening ceremony of the 2022 ORCi European Championship, hosted by the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (KNS) and co-organized with the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC). Fifty-five teams from seven nations are […]

Race Video Tips & Ideas

Race Video Tips & Ideas Download the document here 1080 Media TV is a multi-award-winning company and is the Host Broadcaster for the ORCi European Championships, producing a 25-minute TV show of the race, news and highlights. Many crew will be shooting videos during the race, and we would like to offer a few suggestions […]

Getting Ready

The teams are finally at Hankø, and we are looking farward to some great sailing. The racing starts on monday. Registration, Inspections and other preparations for the ORC European Championship 2022 are underway. Event Technical Committee and the staff of HYC and KNS are hard at work to get all 58 boats from 7 nations […]