Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup Notice of Race published
The Royal Ocean Racing Club has published the Notice of Race for the 2014 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup.
The event based in Cowes will start on Saturday 19 July 2014 and follow a similar format to previous years: A mixture of inshore races in the Solent, an offshore race in the English Channel and a race around the Isle of Wight, will finish with a final race and prize-giving on Saturday 26 July.
The Commodores' Cup, which started in 1992 is an international three-boat team event using the IRC Rating system and is open to boats rated between 1.020 and 1.230, with only one boat rated above 1.150. It is a vigorously protected Corinthian regatta where the number of Category 3 sailors is restricted to one per boat, except for the boat rated above 1.150 which can have two.
It is an event popular with teams coming from all corners of the world and a number of countries having trials to select their respective participants. With numerous IRC boats based around the Solent, teams are able to charter competitive boats to reduce the cost of shipping boats to the UK.
The Notice of Race can be downloaded here