2023 ORCsy Rule and VPP now available
26 January 2023
Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) is pleased to announce that its 2023
rules and VPP for the racing of Superyachts is now available. This
sophisticated system specifically designed for the vast array of
boat types of over 30 meters in length that compete in Superyacht
regattas around the world has been continually updated to recognize
the unique features among these extraordinary yachts.
This process is managed by several members of the ORCsy technical team that specialize in measurement and on-site performance evaluation and scoring at Superyacht events, as well as managing inputs and suggestions from numerous parties in the Superyacht culture: Owners, Yacht Captain, Team and Program Managers, Yacht Designers, Sailmakers, Navigators, helmsmen and tacticians and the Super Yacht Racing Association (SYRA) Board.
There are several new features in the 2023 ORCsy VPP:
There are seven events on the 2023 SYRA calendar where the ORCsy will be used. These include the following:
Ibiza JoySail Regatta (28 Sept-1 Oct: https://ibizajoysail.com)
“We are also confident that this message will enhance the
transparency of our system that is fundamental to ORC principles.”