Discover sailing at a faster pace!

HOEOCA's Racing programme is currently organised by David Reed, Commodore, and depending on the year includes

  • Sunsail Regattas (Round the Cans Racing in the Solent)
  • Round the Island Race
  • Mini Inshore Series
  • Rolex Fastnet Race (every other year)
  • RORC Racing

Race Weekends

Weekend racing is a popular way of getting members out on the water to experience the thrill of yacht racing. It's also a great way to test your oilies and experience some heavier weather sailing in the relative shelter of the Solent during the Spring and Autumn.

Forthcoming Races

Check out the diary and Book Now sections of the website.

For more experienced Racesailors, we offer offshore racing in the form of RORC cross channel races and the ulimate racing experience of the Rolex Fastnet Race (alternate years).

HOEOCA have now completed in 6 Rolex Fastnet Races, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 & 2023.

For information please contact David Reed

Here are some accounts of the 2015 Fastnet campaign, the 3 qualifying races and the Fastnet Race itself

Report 1        Report 2        Report 3        The Race

For 2017 races follow: All or Nothing 

Here are crew member Simon Maycock's accounts of the 2021 Campaign and Race itself.


Join Us

Please get in touch if you're interested in joining HOEOCA or come along to a First Tuesday Social or Speaker Evening to meet some members and find out more. All the dates are listed in the Whats' On section on the home page.

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