Rolex Fastnet Race

Rolex Fastnet Race

When:
2 August 2019 – 9 August 2019 all-day
2019-08-02T00:00:00+01:00
2019-08-10T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
RORC Fastnet Race
Hamble Yacht Services
Marine Drive, Hamble-le-Rice, Hampshire
SO31 4NN
Cost:
£3600
Contact:
Equinox Sailing
020 7002 7676

Fastnet 2019

We are once again taking part in one of the most famous offshore yacht races the RORC Fastnet 2017, racing from Cowes to the Fastnet lighthouse and finishing in Plymouth.

This is a prestigious event and an experience of a lifetime. Take part on one of our fully race prepared Sigma 38’s and race in a true one design class.

Equinox Sailing have put together a comprehensive package which includes 4 qualifying offshore races and 2 training weekends.

The crew must compete in a minimum of 300 nm offshore racing prior to the Fastnet Race. We will be competing in 4 RORC races prior to the Fastnet race allowing everyone to gain the required mileage.

Please look at the video from RORC Fastnet 2013 Race

Included in the Fastnet 2017 package

  • 2 training weekends
  • RORC offshore qualifying races
  • RORC Fastnet 2019 Race
  • ISAF/RYA Sea Survival Course
  • All safety equipment
  • All food on-board, mooring fees, and fuel
  • Team t-shirts

Please contact us for more information, or to register your interest.

Just how much yacht racing has changed can be seen in a documentary from 1965 following a yacht and her crew on the Fastnet race.