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2014 Media

Media Accreditation

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Media interested in accrediting for the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race should download and complete the form below and return to:

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Media Enquiries:

Trish Jenkins, Press Officer

Mb: 07880 518689
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Skype:trishjenkins

Media Centre:

Open from Friday 8th August to Monday 11th August
Facilities available for accredited media

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race Media Centre,

6 Marina Walk,
Cowes Yacht Haven
Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7BD
(Entrance by Tiffins, office opposite Ancasta)

Press Boat:

A press boat will be available for accredited media with confirmed assignments but spaces are limited.

Follow the race:

The easiest way to follow the fleet will be via the RORC's mini site for the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - http://sevenstar.rorc.org/

The latest news updates, press release and positions as well as information from the race course will be found on the site. Images from the fleet and blogs from the boats themselves are all part of an initiative to make the race more interactive for family and friends and those following the fleet.

Race Tracker:

http://roundbritainandireland.rorc.org/2014-fleet-tracking.html

All yachts will be fitted with a Yellowbrick tracker. NB: This page is not up and running yet.

Play the Game - Virtual Regatta:

Armchair experts around the world can test their skills against the sailors racing on the yachts in the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. The Virtual Round Britain and Ireland Race Game' mirrors the 1802nmile race known to all as a true test of offshore sailing skill. The course is a difficult race and tests inshore and offshore skills, preparation and speed potential. The virtual race is no different! http://manyclick.manyplayers.com/click.php?li=4361

Social Media

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoyalOceanRacingClub

Twitter: @OffshoreOne - #rorcsrbi

Images:

High resolution images will be available to accredited media and can be downloaded from a gallery with a press login and password.

VNR:

A VNR will be available to broadcasters from the start and finish of the race. Details will be emailed on ftp site etc. Video edits will be on the RORC's YouTube Channel and website.

Video:

"Subscribe" to the channel on https://www.youtube.com/user/RORCRacing