The newly formed Performance 40 Series will be using the IRC Autumn Championship as their final event of the season.
North Sails, Warsash Sailing Club, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Royal Southern Yacht Club and Hamble River Sailing Club have teamed up to create the 'Performance 40' series for 2018.
The 2018 Performance 40 Series comprises of 7 Events, with 5 to count for the Overall Series, Hamble River Sailing Club Is the final event in the series, which is to be held on the 6th and 7th October (Double Points)
A 'Performance 40' is a Cruiser/Racer around 40ft and will be defined by the below limitations, which utilises information from her IRC Certificate.
IRC Band 1.075-1.145
Max Draft 2.65m
For reference a First 40 is at the bottom of the band and an XP44 is at the top of the band. This includes but is not limited to; J111's, J122's, J133's, IMX40's, Grand Soleil 43's, Arcona 41's, JND 39's, Corby 41's, Mills 39's, Matt 12's, King 40's, Azuree 46's etc.If you think your boat qualifies for the Performance 40 fleet, or you would like to find out more, please get in contact with David Swete - firstname.lastname@example.org.