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IRC is a rating rule to handicap different designs of keelboats allowing them to race together. Each boat’s rating (her ‘handicap’) is calculated using measurements of the boat; her length, weight, draft, sail area, etc. The resulting time corrector, the boat’s ‘TCC’, is her handicap. After a race, each boat’s elapsed time (the time she has taken to complete the course) is multiplied by her TCC to calculate her corrected time (her race time making allowance for the characteristics of the boat). The boat with the shortest corrected time is the winner of the race.

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Posted today at 9:08 am
Images from Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2
Craig (Salty Dingo) Greenhill was on the water again for Day 2 of Hamilton Island Race Week
Posted today at 1:48 am
Winners announced at Ida Lewis Distance Race
Prospector, Cepheus, Tiger, Breakaway, and Irie 2 Take Class Trophies
Posted on 19 Aug
Hamilton Island Race Week: Tour de Whitsundays
A year ago, we were out chasing two supermaxis as they match raced around Baynham Island
Posted on 19 Aug
Hamilton Island Race Week day 2
Day two was the classic calm before the storm
Posted on 19 Aug
Images from Hamilton Int. Race Week - Day 1
The 234 boat fleet enjoyed racing around the picturesque Whitsunday Islands on Day 1 of HIRW
Posted on 18 Aug
Pleasant start to Hamilton Island Race Week
The HIRW fleet had a tour of the Whitsunday Islands conducted in bright sunshine, and light winds.
Posted on 18 Aug
Images from Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 1
One of Australia's top photographers, Craig Greenhill was on the water for Day 1 of HIRW
Posted on 18 Aug
Hamilton Island Race Week day 1
All divisions completed round-the-island courses in patchy light sou'east breezes
Posted on 18 Aug
Mersea Week 2019
46th edition held in pretty tough conditions on the River Blackwater estuary
Posted on 17 Aug
Cowes Week 2019 day 8
The final day's racing is for the Cowes Town Regatta
Posted on 17 Aug
Wizard's winning recipe
A methodical approach to setup, schedule, and sail choices
Posted on 17 Aug
Cowes Week 2019 day 7
Fridays's racing held in an increasing south-southwesterly breeze
Posted on 17 Aug
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Posted on 16 Aug
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Posted on 16 Aug
Cowes Week 2019 day 6
A breezy day on the Solent, with powerful gusts to 25 knots
Posted on 15 Aug
Pip Hare defies the odds in Fastnet Race
20-year-old boat should have been towards the back, not leading
Posted on 15 Aug
Bomby & Diamond clinch podium Fastnet position
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Posted on 15 Aug
Airlie Beach Race Week overall
Winners named at another successful Airlie Beach Race Week
Posted on 15 Aug
234 boats for Hamilton Island Race Week 2019
The second largest fleet in the event's 36-year history
Posted on 15 Aug
Airlie Beach Race Week day 6 preview
Grand finale shaping up to be a beauty
Posted on 14 Aug
Cowes Week 2019 day 5
Very shifty southerly winds provide testing conditions
Posted on 14 Aug
IC37 proves itself as IRC contender at Cowes Week
Up against some stiff competition from a variety of designs
Posted on 14 Aug
SailJuice Podcast with David Askew
How the Rolex Fastnet Race was won
Posted on 14 Aug
Airlie Beach Race Week day 5
Competition heats up with one day remaining
Posted on 14 Aug
Airlie Beach Race Week day 5 preview
Another spectacular day expected
Posted on 14 Aug
Cowes Week 2019 day 4
Competitors enjoyed a classic day of Solent racing today
Posted on 13 Aug
Airlie Beach Race Week day 4
The diamonds and the dusty
Posted on 13 Aug
We speak to Vaikobi founder Pat Langley
Maintain his cool while growing a global business
Posted on 13 Aug
Peroni Summer Saturday Series races 7 & 8
33 boats turned out for the final day of racing
Posted on 13 Aug
Links
Local fleet websites: Campaign websites:
IRC UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Crosbie Lorimer is part of the media team at Hamilton Island Race Week - here's his caricature of Day 1
© Crosbie Lorimer
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 2 - August 19, 2019
© Craig Greenhill / Saltwater Images
Scenes from the start of the 2019 Ida Lewis Distance Race.
© Stephen Cloutier
Winners at the 2019 Ida Lewis Distance Race: (Top Row) Irie 2; (Second Row) Breakaway, Cepheus; (Bottom Row) Tiger, Temptation-Oakcliff
© Stephen Cloutier
IRC winner Prospector at the 2019 Ida Lewis Distance Race
© Stephen Cloutier
Chinese Whisper, day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week 2019
© Salty Dingo
Cosmo - Stealth 12 from NSW Multihull Hamilton Island Class - Hamilton Island Race Week 2019
© Salty Dingo
IRC division 1 start on day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week 2019
© Salty Dingo
Fleet rounding Dent Island on day 2 of Hamilton Island Race Week
© Salty Dingo
Hamilton Island cruising classes set off under kite - Hamilton Island Race Week 2019, day 2
© Salty Dingo
Chinese Whispers - Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
Heavy traffic on the corner - Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
Not a Diamond (H H42) - Div 2 - Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
Chinese Whispers - Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
No Limit - Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
Chinese Whispers - Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
Wild Oats X crew scurry in a quick sail change as a wind shift hits - Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell
Action stations aboard Wild Oats XI as her crew prepare for a drop ahead of a wind shift - Day 2 - Hamilton Island Race Week, August 19,
© Richard Gladwell