The RORC Cherbourg Race is a 75 Nm Race which is usually won and lost in the escape from the Solent, in the strong tides on the approach to Cherbourg, or even the last mile along the inside of the breakwater of the Grande Rade. The race is never over until you are motoring in, ready for the lively welcome that awaits all competitors at the Yacht Club de Cherbourg.
It is the last race of the domestic season takes competitors on a dash across the Channel to Cherbourg.
RORC Cherbourg Race Expectations
We will have a thrilling night sail and have to be on our toes as there will be strong competition. We will be achieving approximately 110nms. After crossing the finish line, we will end the race in the stunning walled town of Cherbourg, which after a hard race is a welcome treat!
Cruise to Portsmouth
After enjoying the hospitality that France is famous for, we will then take a gentle cruise back to Telefonica Black’s homeport at Gunwharf Quays, giving us time to reflect on the amazing adventure we’ve all just been on!