Day 1 – Mills Long Offshore

Mills Long Offshore Race is featuring a 24-36 hour tour of the coast of Norway and Sweden, with several long legs positioned for multiple wind angles. This will challenge the teams with sail selections and trimming solutions for optimal speed at these angles. Another challenge is navigational, with many small islets and rocks found along […]

Let´s go!

Hanko, Norway — 7 August 2022 – Following perfect 14-16 knot conditions this afternoon at the mouth of the Oslofiorden, numerous teams tested themselves in a lively practice race held just before the opening ceremony of the 2022 ORCi European Championship, hosted by the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (KNS) and co-organized with the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC). Fifty-five teams from seven nations are […]

Race Video Tips & Ideas

Race Video Tips & Ideas Download the document here 1080 Media TV is a multi-award-winning company and is the Host Broadcaster for the ORCi European Championships, producing a 25-minute TV show of the race, news and highlights. Many crew will be shooting videos during the race, and we would like to offer a few suggestions […]

Getting Ready

The teams are finally at Hankø, and we are looking farward to some great sailing. The racing starts on monday. Registration, Inspections and other preparations for the ORC European Championship 2022 are underway. Event Technical Committee and the staff of HYC and KNS are hard at work to get all 58 boats from 7 nations […]

Less than two weeks to go

Hanko, Norway — 26 July 2022 – On Monday 8 August there will be 62 teams from 7 nations starting the first race in a 6-day series of races for the 2022 ORC European Championship hosted by the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (KNS). This event will crown three new ORC European champions in each of three classes of racing. By:Dobbe Davis This first race of the […]

Environmentally approved regatta

The Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (KNS) has received the award ‘Environmentally approved event’ for its two regattas this summer: Grundig Women’s regatta and ORCi European Championship in big boat. In the preparations with the regattas, KNS has worked thoroughly and well to ensure that their events do not contribute to littering and minimize emissions. KNS […]


PRESSEMELDING Gjennom de siste tre årene har KNS gjort research for å investere i ny regattateknologi. Målet er å gjennomføre regattaer mer effektivt, ressursbesparende og miljøvennlig. Etter at vi i fjor fikk støtte på to millioner kroner fra Kulturdepartementet, har vi fått anledning til å bruke noe av midlene til investering i teknologi til bruk […]

KNS har kjøpt eget trackingsystem

PRESSEMELDING Kongelig Norsk Seilforening har inngått et samarbeid med selskapet TracTrac, som er markedsledende innenfor livetracking av sportsevenementer.  KNS og TracTrac har signert en klubbavtale som innebærer at foreningen kjøper 120 trackere. Det betyr at foreningen får trackingsystemet i eget eie, fremfor å leie systemet og tjenestene for hver regatta som skal trackes, som er det […]