RORC Baltic 600 PoC race 3-9 June 2021

Finnish Ocean Racing Association FORA will organize a proof of concept 650nm Race with
Royal Ocean Racing Club RORC on the Baltic Sea from 3rd of June 2021. Aim of the race is to
start organizing RORC Baltic 600 Race (work name) starting 2022.

The 650NM race starts and finishes in Kaivopuisto natural
stadium in Helsinki city center

Classes
Crew and double handed. Final classes will be decided
according to the interest and participants.

Route:
Approximately 650 NM from Helsinki, around Helsinki
lighthouse, Almagrundet lighthouse, around Gotland and back to Helsinki.

This is a unique chance to participate in the first RORC offshore race in Finland!

Price pp: 800€

Instructions for the participants

We will leave from our home harbour, ESF Amiraalinsatama in Espoo, see the map below. There are plenty of parking spaces in the harbour. We can also pick you up in the center of Helsinki before the start, if needed.

The boat is fully equipped with safety equipment etc, and we will be stocked with food for the duration of the race.

Personal equipment

  • Proper sailing clothes for cold weather racing (the night will be cold)
  • Shoes and boots suitable for racing
  • Sunglasses and sailing gloves, warm headgear, baseball caps etc

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