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Race Videos 2013

Video: Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - the review

The final review of the Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - considered a great success all round in it's new venue with great competition and French father and son Corinthian winners of the overall prize.

Video: Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - Overall Winner

The father and son team from Cherbourg, France sailing the JPK 1010 Night n Day have won the overall Fastnet Challenge Trophy on handicap, some 33 minutes ahead on corrected time of another JPK 1010 Foggy Dew in second. This is the first time in the Rolex Fastnet Race's 88 year history that a two-handed entry has won.

2013 Race Videos

Videos in the 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race:

The Spirit of Yachting - Rolex Fastnet Race 2013
The 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race gathered a fleet of 335 boats in 12 classes -- the largest, most diverse and competitive line-up in the event's 88-year history. Watch the 2013 highlights of this great ocean classic, known as one of the oldest and most prestigious events on the sailing calendar. Discov...
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - start of the IRC Class 3
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - the start of the 69 strong third largest class, IRC 3 including the two handed entries and the majority of the J boats name that dominate the fleet.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - start of the popular IRC Class 2
The second largest of the 335 strong fleet, IRC 2 include 15 First 40.7s.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - the last start the massive 100ft monohulls in IRC Z and CK
Mike Slades Icap Leopard, tussling for line honours with the two mini maxis Bella Mente from the USA and Niklas Zennstrom's RAN, the two times Fastnet Trophy winner. Or will it be Ian Walker's Volvo 70 Abu Dhabi, the course record holder from 2011?
Rolex Fastnet Race - start of the big, graceful IRC Class 1
Next but last class away, the graceful IRC 1 fleet has one of the oldest competitors, Piet de Vroon, his 25th Fastnet as skipper, aged 83.
Rolex Fastnet Race - start of IRC Class 4
The largest class in the 246 strong fleet, 83 boats make up the IRC Class 4 start.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - Class 40 & Figaro start
Third away in this year's Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 on Sunday 11th August.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - Imoca 60 start
The second start of the Rolex Fastnet 2013 - the Imoca 60s, including Macif sailed by 30 year old Francois Gabart the recent winner of the Vendee Globe single handed round the world race.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - multihulls start
The first start of the Rolex Fastnet 2013 - the big multihulls, led by the huge 40 metre Spindrift 2..
Ian Walker preview
Ian Walker, skipper of the Volvo 70 Abu Dhabi, on entering the Rolex Fastnet race 2013 to defend their record from 2011.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - First Ever Omani Entry
Oman Air Musandam MOD 70 is the first Omani yacht to take part in the Rolex Fastnet Race. Round the world sailors, Damian Foxall and Dee Caffari talk about the iconic race around the Fastnet Rock.
2013 Rolex Fastnet Race DailyVideo RACE START
The start of the 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race with helicopter footage and commentary.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 - La Reponse on board story
La Reponse, the First 40 of the RORC's admiral, competing in IRC class 2.
Oman Air Musandam MOD 70 - Rolex Fastnet Race story
Third across the line in Plymouth, the Sidney Gavignet skippered 70ft MOD 70 trimaran finished only just over an hour behind Spindrift 2, a boat twice her size. Onboard another three round the world sailors Neil McDonald, Damian Foxall and Dee Caffari with three Omanis including Raiya al Habsi the f...
British sailor Neil Mcdonald onboard Oman air Musandam just after the finish in Plymouth
The MOD 70 Oman Air Musandam finished in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The 7 times round the world sailor was happy to be in within an hour of the line honours Spindrift 2, a multihull twice their size.
Dee Caffari from Oman Air Musandam - in Plymouth
The MOD 70 Oman Air Musandam arrived a short time after line honours winner Spindrift 2, twice the length of the French skippered Omani entry. Steve Ancsell spoke with Solo sailor Dee Caffari just after their arrival in Plymouth, first in class and third to cross the line
Rolex Fastnet 2013 - Monday onboards 1
Mike Slade's Icap leopard and the Volvo 70 women's Team SCA on their first day at sea in the Rolex Fastnet Race.
Volvo 70 Team SCA womens team arrival in Plymouth - Rolex Fastnet Race 2013
The first race for the new women's team for the next Volvo Ocean race, Team SCA, led the other Volvo 70 Abu Dhabi Racing for most of the race. The cream of women's sailing is represented here.
Canting Keel class handicap winner, Nicolas Groleau's Cartouche arrival in Plymouth
The Frenchman's own build Mach 45 with it's deep twin daggerboards and canting keel, the smallest in this big boat dominated class.

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