Sunday, September 8, 2019

IRC Doublehanded Championship Preview

J/97 sailing offshore (Cowes, England)- The RORC’s IRC Doublehanded Offshore Championship is comprised of two components. The Offshore event is this coming weekend’s Cherbourg Race, an 80.0nm dash across the English Channel (La Manche) from Cowes nearly due south to Cherbourg, France. The second event is next weekend’s two days of around-the-buoys racing on the classic Solent random-leg courses off Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Participating in the IRC Doublehanded event at two J/109s (Chris Preston’s JUBLIEE and Mike Yates JAGO), Jerry Freeman’s J/105 JUILETTE, and Chris Miles & Mike Sellers’ J/97 HIGH JINKS. This quartet of boats will be up against all the top doublehanded teams from the 2019 RORC summer sailing season. For more RORC IRC Doublehanded Championship sailing information Add to Flipboard Magazine.