23-24 November, 2019 - Middle Harbour Yacht Club

WELCOME TO THE SYDNEY SHORT OCEAN RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club, the Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championships is celebrating it's 41st Anniversary.

For many yacht owners and their crews, the two day regatta sailed on tight courses off Sydney’s Heads, Beaches and, at times, within the Harbour, is vital to their preparations for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race (CYCA) and Pittwater to Paradise Regatta (RPAYC).

Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship winners declared

24 November 2019
Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship winners declared

Bushranger in control - Andrea Francolini photo Despite the rather melancholy weather, the competition was as stiff as ever in the 42nd running of the Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC), hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) over the...

SSORC Day One photos by Andrea Francolini

24 November 2019
SSORC Day One photos by Andrea Francolini

Andrea Francolini was on the water for the opening of the 2019 Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship.  The offshore passage race was started near Shark Island where the fleet headed off into a light to moderate southerly on the way...

Top entries and still time to come on board

22 November 2019
Top entries and still time to come on board

A healthy fleet of IRC/ORCi yachts is set to line up in the Premier division at the 42nd running of the Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC), hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) over the weekend of 23 and 24...

Entry Open for 2019 Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship

09 October 2019
Entry Open for 2019 Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship

This year marks the 42nd running of the first major keelboat regatta for the season, the Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC), hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club over the weekend of 23 and 24 November. Entry is open and...

​​​​​​​Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship – a weekend of thrilling racing  

25 November 2018
​​​​​​​Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship – a weekend of thrilling racing  

Nine Dragons won every race on day two of the SSORC (Andrea Francolini Photo) After two days of competitive racing, Middle Harbour Yacht Club’s (MHYC) annual Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship (SSORC) wound up this afternoon in pleasant conditions on...

SSORC Videos

25 November 2018
SSORC Videos

Bow Caddy Media were on the water over the Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship weekend to capture some of the action offshore and inshore.