Admiral’s Cup Pre-Notice of Race issued – Interest from 11 Nations

Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club

17th July to 1st August 2025 – Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK

19 July 2023, RORC LONDON: The Royal Ocean Racing Club is delighted to announce the publication of the Pre-Notice of Race for the 2025 Admiral’s Cup. On 19th July 2025, in exactly two years, racing will begin for the solid silver gilt trophy. The Pre-Notice of Race sets out the intended schedule of racing and the weighting and scoring rules for the series.

2025 Admiral’s Cup Pre-Notice of Race

Over the past month, the RORC has received expressions of interest from all over the world for the 2025 Admiral’s Cup. Significant notice has come from four nations who have won the Admiral’s Cup multiple times in the past: Australia, Great Britain, Germany, and the United States of America. More expressions of interest have been received from Finland, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, and Trinidad & Tobago. A total of 11 countries, some wishing to field multiple teams, are eager to race for the Admiral’s Cup.

The RORC is currently fully focused on the 50th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race which will start this Saturday, the 22nd July. A record fleet of 465 boats with sailors from 44 different nations is expected for the 695nm classic. The 2025 Admiral’s Cup will be held in the centenary year of the Royal Ocean Racing Club, the final race of the series will be the 2025 Rolex Fastnet Race.

For more information and enquiries about The Admiral’s Cup: AdmiralsCup@rorc.org

Louay Habib/RORC

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