, 2022-11-23 10:46:00,
2023 ORC World Championship open for entries
by Offshore Racing Congress 23 Nov 11:46 EST
4-12 August 2023
Tauno Telvik’s Corby 33 KIRA, raced by the OIXIO Sailing Team from Estonia © Berit Hainoja
The Kieler Yacht Club and the the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) is pleased to announce that the Notice of Race is now published and the official registration and entry process is now open for the 2023 ORC World Championship to be held over 4 – 12 August 2023.
At the end of the Pre-registration period that started on 27 July, 128 yachts from 16 nations were entered in the list of participants. This strong show of interest shows the potential to set a new record in 2023 – the current record number of entries in an ORC World Championship was when 151 offshore yachts from 15 nations competed in the 2014 World Championship here in Kiel.
At the final draw of the pre-registration lottery for a free entry, ORC Vice President and the Head of Organization for the 2023 Worlds Eckhard von der Mosel has drawn the winner: Tauno Telvik’s Corby 33 KIRA, raced by the OIXIO Sailing Team from Estonia.
The OIXIO team is relatively new and whose members started racing together at the end of 2020 and sailed their first season in 2021. The team was initially made up of employees of the Estonian IT infrastructure company OIXIO with no previous sailing…
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