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  • France annihilates Rolex Fastnet Race competition for a third time

    France annihilates Rolex Fastnet Race competition for a third time

    sail-world.com 15 Aug '17, 1pm

    In IRC Two Gilles Fournier and Corinne Migraine's J/133 Pintia managed to fend off the advances of long term rival Nick and Suzi Jones' First 44.7, Lisa, skippered for the race by RORC Commodore Michael Boyd. These two boats led IRC Two into Plymouth with the lower-rated Pintia's time...

  • International competitors look back at the Rolex Fastnet Race

    sail-world.com 13 Aug '17, 3am

    One of the most intriguing but little known entries in this year's Rolex Fastnet Race was Bogatyr, campaigned by a Russian crew led by Igor Rytov. To say that Rytov is a 'keen yachtsman' would be an understatement. At present he says he races around 200 days a year. This time on the w...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Poised to join the pantheon of greats https://t.co/yBG24NCNUA

    Fastnet Race – Poised to join the pantheon of greats

    sail-world.com 11 Aug '17, 12pm

    The Loisons were succeeded in 2015 by another French yacht, the JPK 10.80 Courrier Du Leon. For owner Géry Trentesaux, then 57, winning the Rolex Fastnet, was the fulfilment of a long and proud sailing career. “I did my first RORC races at the age of 14. Winning your class is one thin...

  • More from the Rolex Fastnet Race by Nic Douglass

    More from the Rolex Fastnet Race by Nic Douglass

    sail-world.com 14 Aug '17, 3pm

    More from the Rolex Fastnet Race by Nic Douglass by Nic Douglass today at 3:13 pm Piers Hugh Smith – Rolex Fastnet Race © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com Tweet So many adventures, and so little time! At the Fastnet we covered action from the start, to the Volvo and the ...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Rewarding good teamwork and preparation https://t.co/a7LnkDB8W7

    Fastnet Race – Rewarding good teamwork and preparation

    sail-world.com 06 Aug '17, 11am

    With 29 nations represented, over one third of the fleet is comprised of overseas entrants. In the region of fifty French yachts are expected to start, a country which has dominated the corrected time standings during the last two editions of the race, taking seven of the top ten plac...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race – Three in a row for Night and Day https://t.co/J31DGAWeZ1

    Fastnet Race – Three in a row for Night and Day

    sail-world.com 11 Aug '17, 2pm

    The fight for IRC Four honours was initially between four boats including the lead duo, another JPK 10.10 Richard Fromentin's Cocody and the rather different S&S 41 heavyweight, Harry J Heijst's Winsome. 'The first to separate was Cocody which made a small mistake and after that it wa...

  • Rolex China Sea Race - First time entry Shanghai seeks crew

    China Sea Race - First time entry Shanghai seeks crew

    sail-world.com 14 Aug '17, 8am

    Rolex China Sea Race - First time entry Shanghai seeks crew by RHKYC today at 8:10 am Shanghai at China Cup &copy China Cup / Studio Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net/ ? Tweet The third Chinese entry in the 2018 Rolex China Sea Race has been received from Hanse 575, Shanghai. Sh...

  • Rolex Fastnet Race - Ludde’s CQS fighting for second place https://t.co/Jt1rBA9MYH

    Fastnet Race - Ludde’s CQS fighting for second place

    sail-world.com 08 Aug '17, 12am

    Rolex Fastnet Race - Ludde’s CQS fighting for second place by John Roberson today at 12:56 am Race Start - CQS, Sail No: AUS 11111, Class: IRC Zero, Owner: Ludde Ingvall, Type: Supermaxi - 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race &copy Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net Tweet Ludde ...

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