EAORA yachts are divided into 3 classes which generally have separate starts.
Class 1 - IRC greater than 1.025
Class 2 - IRC 0.986 - 1.024
Class 3 - IRC less than 0.985
Trophies and prizes are awarded for class winners, placed boats and for the overall winner aggregating all classes.
Fleets range from small family cruisers such as a Sigma 33 through to dedicated racing boats such as an IMX 40 up to the Oyster 72.