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Event is being held over 7-16 July 2022 as part of the AEGEAN 600 in Lavrion, Greece Lavrion, Greece – Organizers from the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC) and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce the Notice of Race and online entry portal are now published for the ORC Double Handed European Championship 2022 held over 7-16 July 2022. This major new offshore championship race is based in the Olympic Marine facilities located in Lavrion in the Attica region of Greece. Olympic Marine (shown above) is a premier full-service facility that provides complete services and support for visiting yachtsman. The ORC DH Europeans will run concurrently with the AEGEAN 600 race, and entries may also enter for trophies awarded in the AEGEAN 600, and vice versa. The event starts with three days of registration, measurement and inspections held over 7-9 July, with an Opening Ceremony and Reception Dinner planned for Friday,...

Τhe Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC) is pleased to announce that the Notice of Race of the second edition of AEGEAN 600 is now available on the event’s website. The AEGEAN 600 Yacht Race offers an exhilarating non-stop 600nm grand tour of the Aegean’s uniquely beautiful islands at one of the world’s best sailing areas with reliable fresh breezes, warm sunny weather, spectacular scenery, and tactical pilotage at the very best time of the year. Xenios Zeus, the ancient Greek god of hospitality promises to provide to all crews exceptional hospitality and an exciting race. Download the NoR of Race here. Online Registration is available here  ...

Easy call ? Launch a new 600nm offshore classic, attract a strong international entry, run the first race very well and send everyone home very happy – well, obviously they are going to ask you to do it again next year… ・ An excellent Technical Briefing article as posted in the January 2022 issue of Seahorse Sailing Magazine. Read on ➡️ https://bit.ly/AEGEAN600_SH_2022 ...

The AEGEAN 600 Yacht Race will run for the second time next year, between 8-16 July 2022. Its course, full of navigational and seamanship challenges, will weave again through the rich and colorful Aegean Archipelago. Keep an eye for the Notice of Race to be posted online in the beginning of December. We look forward to hosting you at the Olympic Marine S.A. in the beginning of July. Download the AEGEAN 600 brochure bit.ly/AEGEAN600-2022BR  ...

AEGEAN 600 has been awarded the Gold Level Clean Regatta Certification from Sailors for the Sea! Clean Regatta is the world’s leading certification programme for water-based events, administered by Sailors for the Sea, a nonprofit organisation that educates and empowers sailors and boaters to protect and restore our oceans and coastal waters. At Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC), we believe that we have an obligation and a responsibility to operate in a sustainable manner. We need to be part of the solution, enhancing the understanding of the global problem and making sure that we use the best practices to avoid environmental pollution of any kind. HORC joined forces with HELMEPA (Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association) to create and push forward significant environmental actions as well as seminars targeted to the participants, volunteers and employees involved in organizing the AEGEAN 600 Yacht Race and to teach everyone the actions one needs to take to...