Strong interest in Transpac Tahiti Race:
Since the Transpacific Yacht Club (TPYC) created the Tahiti race almost 100 years ago, it has been run only 15 times in this time. The most recent editions were in 2008 with 5 boats and in 2012 with 2 boats. But with planning underway for the Transpac Tahiti Race 2020, ten boats between 40 and 77 feet have already pre-registered for the start on May 28. Full report.
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Antibes host 2019 IRC Congress:
Representatives of the International Rating Certificate (IRC) from around the world met October 5-6 for the Annual Congress in Antibes, France. The Congress 2019 was chaired for the first time by Irishman and former Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Commodore Michael Boyd, supported by Vice Chairs Malcolm Runnalls, and Carl Sabbe (BEL).
Delegates gathered from Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Turkey, and the USA; and from organisations including RORC, UNCL, the Royal Yachting Association, and the International Maxi Association.
The annual conference provides a good forum for IRC owners’ representatives and …
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