by Mark Chisnell, B&G
The Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 will start for the first class – the multihulls – at midday on Sunday 16th August. The course is unchanging; 603 miles along the south coast of England to Lizard Point, and then turning north-west into the Irish Sea and heading for the Fastnet Rock off the southern tip of Ireland. Once around, it’s south-east back to the Isles of Scilly, before turning back east to the finish in Plymouth.
There are almost 400 boats entered, racing on handicap under IRC – it’s a diverse fleet spread from Jim …
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