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RORC Key 2014 Racing Calendar Dates - Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race - Sunday 10 August, 2014 - Franck Cammas and crew celebrate their record breaking race in Groupama 70
1,802 nautical mile non-stop race starting from Cowes, Isle of Wight on 10th August 2014 - right after Cowes Week. Sevenstar sponsored the race in 2006 and 2010 when 30 yachts from nine different nations competed in a thrilling and world record breaking event. Three records were broken in what was a very memorable race, highlighted by the monohull record set by Franck Cammas' French team aboard the Volvo 70 Groupama. Completing the course in 5 days 21hrs 2mins and 55 seconds, the team broke Dee Caffari's 2009 record on Aviva by over half a day. Jonny Malbon's IMOCA 60, Artemis Ocean Racing set a new course record in last race for an IMOCA 60 (6 days 10:32:27) and was also declared the overall winner under IRC.

24 February - RORC Caribbean 600, start Antigua
18-20 April - Easter Challenge, Cowes
13-15 June - IRC National Championship, Cowes
19-26 - Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, Cowes
10 August - Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race, start Cowes
29 November - Inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, start Lanzarote-Caribbean

Photo : Patrick Eden
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