Overall winner for the North Sea Race under IRC was the Dutch JPK 1180 Il Corvo owned by Astrid de Vin and skippered by Roeland Franssens.
Dutch Ker 46 Van Uden skippered by Johnny Poortman was just 121 seconds behind overall winner Il Corvo after IRC time correction. Michel Dorsman’s Dutch X-362 Team Extra Djinn was third.
The top three boats, racing under IRC, all came from different classes.
Richard Matthews’ British CF520 Oystercatcher XXXV, sailed by James Bolingbroke, took Line Honours for the race.
IRC Class Winners for the North Sea Race
- IRC SZ – Volvo 70 Telefonica Black
- IRC 0 – Ker 46 Van Uden
- IRC 1 – JPK 1180 Il Corvo
- IRC 2 – First 40.7 Flying Fish
- IRC 3 – X-362 Team Extra Djinn
- IRC 4 – Sigma 38 Spirit
- IRC T-H – JPK 1010 Jangada
The North Sea Race is organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the Royal Harwich Yacht Club, the East Anglian Offshore Racing Association, the Yacht Club Scheveningen and the North Sea Regatta.
The Royal Ocean Racing Club RORC Season’s Points Championship continues with the 7th race of the series, the Myth of Malham Race. Starting from the Royal Yacht Squadron Line at 13:00 BST on the 2nd of June.