Fastnet 2013 Race

If you are looking for an exhilarating sailing adventure in 2013, why not join Equinox Sailing as they compete in the Fastnet 2013 Race?

Sponsored by Rolex, the Fastnet 2013 race is one of the most famous off shore races in the racing calendar. Setting off from Cowes, the race covers a challenging 600 miles and takes you to the tear drop of Ireland before turning sails and racing back to Plymouth.

The Fastnet 2013 race gives you the opportunity to take part in the sailing experience of a lifetime and Equinox Sailing has a limited amount of places available for the race on-board their fully race prepared Sigma 38 yacht.

One of the requirements for entry into the Fastnet 2013 race is that the crew must compete in a minimum of 300 nm offshore racing prior to the race and Equinox will be competing in no less than 5 RORC races in the run up to the Fastnet 2013 race to allow everyone in their team to gain the required mileage.

Equinox Sailing have put together a comprehensive package for would be Fastnet 2013 Race competitors which includes 2 training weekends and the prerequisite RORC offshore qualifying races.

The Equinox Sailing Fastnet 2013 package is priced very competitively at £2995 per entrant and includes

  • 2 training weekends
  • RORC offshore qualifying races
  • RORC Fastnet 2013 Race
  • Cruise back from Plymouth after race
  • All safety equipment
  • All food on-board, mooring fees, and fuel
  • Team t-shirts

The first training weekend is schedules for the 9th-10th March 2013 with the second taking place on the 6th-7th July 2013.

Racing options to gain the mileage needed for entry to the Fastnet 2013 race include:-

  • 5th – 7th May 2013 Cervantes Trophy Race – Cowes to Deauville 120 NM
  • 25-27th May 2013 Myth of Malham – Cowes to Eddystone rock 260NM
  • 14th-16th June 2013 DeGuigand Bowl Race – Cowes to StVaast 83 NM
  • 12th – 15th July Cowes Dinard St Malo Race – 165NM
  • 27th – 28th July Channel Race – 100 NM Approx

So if you are interested in competing in the Fastnet 2013 race, why not give Equinox Sailing a call on 020 7002 7676 to register your interest and book your place today.

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