17 August 2015

Sailing News: Rolex Fastnet Race 2015, Olympic Sailing Test Event

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Rolex Fastnet Race 2015
Rolex Fastnet Race 2015: "Giant crowds packed the Cowes and Western Solent shoreline this afternoon as a record-sized fleet of 356 set off on the 90th anniversary Rolex Fastnet Race, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club. With a complete lack of wind in the central Solent, the boats ghosted across the start line starting their 600 miles voyage to the Fastnet Rock and on to Plymouth with a whimper...."
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