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Course Overview for the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race Course Overview for the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race

Distances and Course

Course

Starting from The Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes, yachts will race on a course of approx 603 miles via the Fastnet Rock to the finish line at the western end of the breakwater in Plymouth Harbour.

Distances between notable points on the course

  • Cowes – Needles 16 nm
  • Needles – Portland Bill 34 nm
  • Portland – Start Point 54 nm
  • Start Point – Lizard 60 nm
  • Lizard – Lands End 22 nm
  • Land's End – Fastnet 170 nm
  • Fastnet Rock – Scillies 150 nm
  • Scillies – Lizard 51 nm
  • Lizard - Finish 46 nm

Total = 603 nautical miles

Race Office at the Finish

  • Shaw Way, Mount Batten, Plymouth
  • +44 (0) 1983 295 144
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Partners & Suppliers

  • MUSTO - Official Clothing Provider

Race Office at the Start

  • 82 High Street, Cowes
  • +44 (0) 1983 295 144
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