Atlantic Anniversary Regatta 2017/2018

To enter the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta please follow this link to the SailGate entry system of RORC:

1. Organizing Authority: AAR Race Committee

a. The AAR was initiated by Yacht Club Coasta Smeralda and Norddeutscher Regatta Verein

  • Organizing Authority AAR West / Incoporating the RORC Transat 2017 (Lanzarote - Grenada): Royal Ocean Racing Club
  • Organizing Authority AAR East (Bermuda - Hamburg, Germany): Bluewater Ocean Racing GmbH

b. Cooperating partner Clubs:

  • Royal Ocean Racing Club
  • Royal Bermuda Yacht Club
  • Seglervereinigung Cuxhaven

2. Dates & Routes

AAR Eastward:  

  • First start group
  • Start: 01st July 2018
  • Start port: Hamilton, Bermuda 
  • Race Office: Royal Bermuda Yacht Club
  • 2nd start group (racing division)
  • Start: 8th July 2018 
  • Start port: Hamilton, Bermuda 
  • Race Office: Royal Bermuda Yacht Club
  • UK to port
  • Atlantic Scoring Gate "The Lizard" (World Speed Racord Council Route)
  • Finish port:  Cuxhaven / Hamburg 
  • Length: 3.500 nautical miles

AAR westbound (incorporating RORC Transatlatic 2017) and eastbound atlantic races counting towards AAR Silver Trophy overall (main trophy)

3. World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Category 1 and equivalent requirements

Please find details in the Notice of Race for each part of the AAR.

4. Participating yachts

a. Ratings:

  • IRC
  • ORC & ORCsy
  • Cruiser-Racer Division
  • Additional OneDesign Classes

b. Suitability:

  • there is no maximum size for boats in the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta Bermuda to Hamburg/Cuxhaven .
  • The minimum size for monohulls is dertermined by their rating. The minimum size for multihulls is 10.66 metres/35ft (LOA) with a minimum MOCRA rating of 1.200.
  • The committee may make exceptable on application.

Please click on picture to download NoR.