Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race 2018



704 nautical miles of top class yacht racing and Ireland’s premier offshore yacht race, the bi-annual Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race is the second longest race in the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) calendar. It’s been called “more exciting than Fastnet” and its camaraderie brings yachts, sailors and spectators alike year after year.


Come experience one of the UK’s most storied yacht races as part of Team Tigress, aboard our performance racer cruiser¬†Beneteau First 40 ‘Olympia’s Tigress’. We welcome all levels of experience and are happy to answer any questions about race preparation. Experience the thrill, challenge, camaraderie and excitement that is yacht racing; arrive as an individual, leave as part of Team Tigress.


Please Note: This race will include one qualifying race in June as well as delivery to and from Ireland if desired.


Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race 2018 Dates:
Thursday 28th June: Latest arrival in Wicklow, Ireland
Friday 29th June: Safety brief
Saturday 30th June: Race starts!


Estimated duration of race will be approximately five days. Start and finish will be at Wicklow.


Price: £3,045pp (including qualifying race and delivery, if desired)

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