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Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – 11 August – Fulfilment of a dream
A memorable 47th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race concludes with Didier Gaudoux’s Lann Ael 2 confirmed as the overall race winner on IRC handicap. Victory is the crowning achievement of Gaudoux’s sailing career and recognition for an epic Rolex Fastnet performance, uniting teamwork, shrewd tact...
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Class 40 2nd Place Imerys
Skipper Phil Sharp talks about his entry Imerys' exciting battle with Class 40 winner V and B.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 3 Trophy Battle
IRC Three went to wire on Thursday in the Rolex Fastnet Race between two French JPK 10.80s. Timeline lost out by a mere 71 seconds on corrected time to Dream Pearls.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 IRC 4 & 2H Winner Night and Day
Father and son duo Pascal and Alexis Loison win the double! They are victorious in both the IRC 4 and two-handed classes on their entry Night and Day.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Dee Caffari - Turn the Tide on Plastic
Dee Caffari talks about her Volvo Ocean Race campaign on Turn the Tide on Plastic and competing in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 –10 August – Race against the clock
With monohull and multihull line honours decided at the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race, attention is fully focused on who will claim the Fastnet Challenge Trophy and Rolex timepiece awarded to the overall winner of the event on IRC handicap. Of the record-breaking 362 yachts which set sail from Cowes, a li...
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 2 Winner Pintia
A closely fought battle for the IRC 2 crown went to Giles Fournier and his crew on Pintia.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 1 Winner Lann Ael 2
Skippered by Didier Gaudoux, Lann Ael 2 takes victory in IRC 1 and provisionally leads overall.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 2 Lisa
Michael Boyd, Commodore of the RORC, speaks about his Fastnet Race onboard 2nd in IRC 2 Class, Lisa.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 1 Ino XXX
Ino XXX have come 3rd in class (provisionally) completing the race in a corrected time of 4d 2h 40min 46s.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Class 40 Winners V&B
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Class 40 Winners V&B
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC Z Class Winners Privateer
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC Z Class Winners Privateer
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – 9 August – At the fourth attempt
Perseverance pays for George David as his American Maxi, Rambler 88, claims monohull line honours at the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race. After coming close both in 2007 and 2015 and suffering a dramatic capsize in 2011, success in 2017 is the fulfilment of a decade-long ambition. Leading the monohull fleet...
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC Zero & VO 65 Night Arrivals
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Rambler 88 takes monohull line honours, Nikata comes in as the largest monohull to have ever taken part in the Rolex Fastnet and DongFeng Race Team beats Desafío MAPFRE by 56 seconds to win the VO 65 Class.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – 8 August – Concise confirmed as first yacht home
Plymouth has welcomed its first 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race arrival. Concise 10, a MOD70 owned by Tony Lawson and skippered by Ned Collier Wakefield, claimed multihull line honours in the early hours of Tuesday morning completing the 47th edition of the race in 42 hours, 55 minutes. The time is a little...
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Team Concise 10 takes line honours
Congratulations to Tony Lawson and the MOD70 Team Concise crew - 1st home in the #RolexFastnetRace in a time of 42:55:00, at 05:55:00! 🏆🍾 She has taken multihull line honours in the 47th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race!
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC Zero & VO65 Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC Zero & VO65 Start Featuring top rated and canting keel boats, this start has a lot of star attractions including the biggest monohulls in the race such as Rambler. Alongside are the VO 65s, gearing up for this years Volvo Ocean Race.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 1 Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 1 Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 2 Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 2 Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 3 Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 3 Start The largest class in the race.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 4 Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IRC 4 Start The class with the lowest rated boats in the fleet includes some of the oldest.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IMOCA 60 & Class 40 Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - IMOCA 60 & Class 40 Start The IMOCA 60 class includes some of the latest boats which will go on to compete in the single-handed round the world yacht race, the Vendée Globe and features many renowned yachtsmen and women.
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Multihull Start
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Multihull Start The Multihull class includes some of the fastest yachts in the race, some capable of speeds in excess of 40 knots!
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 - Start
The start of the 47th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race from the Royal Yacht Squadron Line, Cowes, Isle of Wight. For more images from the start of the race, head to our Facebook album via: http://ow.ly/mhLB30ecRid #rolexfastnetrace
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – 6 August – Record fleet enjoys perfect start
In front of the Royal Yacht Squadron’s magnificent clubhouse in Cowes, a record-breaking fleet of 362 yachts embark on the 47th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race. Lying ahead is the famous 605-nm race to Plymouth via the Fastnet Rock on the southern tip of Ireland. The 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race fle...
Pierre Casiraghi on the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017
Princess Caroline of Monaco's younger son is competing with Boris Herrmann on board the IMOCA 60 Malizia - Yacht Club de Monaco
‘A Portrait of the Rolex Fastnet Race’ by Eddie Warden Owen
Eddie Warden Owen, Chief Executive of the Royal Ocean Racing Club, describes the Rolex Fastnet Race as one of the world’s most iconic offshore races. This impressive footage of one of sailing’s ultimate tests delivers a brief but telling glimpse of the gripping sailing that unfolds during the 60...
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 – Preview
The biennial Rolex Fastnet Race has been an established fixture on the ocean racing circuit since 1925. The 605-nautical mile race is a test of strategy and skill with challenging tidal currents and changeable weather. 2017 marks the 47th edition of this international classic organized by the Royal ...

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Sun Hung Kai Scallywag Leg 0 Fastnet Wrap Up
Sun Hung Kai Scallywag VO65 in the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race, for practice Leg O of the 2017- 18 Volvo Ocean Race
Fast sailing on the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race | Yachting World
Fast sailing on the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race | Yachting World - DSS foil down and really shifting! Fast reaching after the Scilly Isles on Infiniti 46 Maverick #RolexFastnet #Musto #TheInsideEdge ► Become a FREE SUBSCRIBER to Yachting World's YouTube page now - https://www.youtube.com/user/yachtin...
'I've always wanted to do this race' | Volvo Ocean Race
He's won Olympic gold, the America's Cup – and now he's looking to be the first person in history to win sailing's Triple Crown by adding the Volvo Ocean Race. Team Brunel's newest recruit Peter Burling is ready to race in 2017-18.
Onboard Tour of Volvo 65 Yacht | Yachting World
Onboard Tour of Volvo 65 Yacht | Yachting World - Team Brunel's Tom Napper gives us a guided tour of the Volvo 65 round the world yacht on deck and down below. ► Become a FREE SUBSCRIBER to Yachting World's YouTube page now - https://www.youtube.com/user/yachtingworld?sub_confirmation=1 ► For t...
Why the Fastnet mattered
A close race which proved a good opportunity for team building. Find out what it was like on board from the sailors as they continue to gain experience in Leg 0 pre-race activities. *SPOILER* Check out those dolphins swimming along with the boat! 🔝🐬 Get involved above and below the surface. ...
Mapfre 2º en la vuelta a la Mítica Fastnet
#desafioMAPFRE #vamosmapfre #cleanseas #RORCRacing #rolexfastnetrace #rorcrfr #sailing #offshore El MAPFRE, segundo en una de las llegadas más apretadas de la historia de la Rolex Fastnet Race
Onboard tour of Privateer, top IRC in Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 | Yachting World
Currently topping the overall IRC leaderboard in the #RolexFastnetRace is the Cookson 50 Privateer. Captain Scott Innes-Jones talks us through how the team have kept this 10-year-old offshore rocketship competitive #Musto #TheInsideEdge ► Become a FREE SUBSCRIBER to Yachting World's YouTube page n...
¡Segundos en la Rolex Fastnet Race! / Second place in the Rolex Fastnet Race!
La llegada a Plymouth de la Rolex Fastnet Race no ha podido ser más emocionante. Durante las 605 millas de recorrido el MAPFRE ha liderado la flota en varias ocasiones, también en los últimos compases del recorrido protagonizando una pelea especialmente intensa con el equipo chino, que finalmente...
Post Fastnet Race finish interview with Alex & Nin.
We had a good start off the line but we knew the upwind conditions would be challenging. Once we rounded the rock, conditions were in our favour and we had a blast back to the finish line. Thanks to the huge crowd out from Ireland who came out to see us round the rock. Unfortunately, with a boat ...
Dee Caffari rounds the Fastnet Rock | 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race | Yachting World
Dee Caffari rounds the Fastnet Rock | 2017 Fastnet Race | Yachting World ► Become a FREE SUBSCRIBER to Yachting World's YouTube page now - https://www.youtube.com/user/yachtingworld?sub_confirmation=1 ► For the latest reviews, new gear launches and tour news, visit our website here - http://www...
First Finisher of Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 | Trimaran Concise 10 | Yachting World
First Finisher of Fastnet 2017 | Trimaran Concise 10 | Yachting World ► Become a FREE SUBSCRIBER to Yachting World's YouTube page now - https://www.youtube.com/user/yachtingworld?sub_confirmation=1 ► For the latest reviews, new gear launches and tour news, visit our website here - http://www.ya...
First round the Fastnet Rock | Leg Zero, Rolex Fastnet Race
"Rounding the Fastnet Rock is always fantastic. It was not easy to be the first here" - Charles Caudrelier
2017 The Fastnet Race from Durlston
The Fastnet Race of 2017 - Once again with a firm South West wind that saw most competitors head out to sea rather than tacking towards the coastline and presenting themselves for potential photographers on the cliff-tops. Here are the 'lucky' ones that strayed close enough to be videoed :-) [ i...
Dongfeng fights for the lead in the celtic sea | Leg Zero, Rolex Fastnet Race
Exhausted but focussed. The seven Volvo Ocean 65's have not let each other out of sight in Day 2 of the Royal Ocean Racing Club ROLEX Fastnet Race, part of #LegZero in the Volvo Ocean Race.
Fastnet Race day 2 update #3 onboard HUGO BOSS
Only 6 knots of wind, but being pushed along by the current. Alex is at the helm whilst Nin and our onboard cameraman Alex get some rest!
Fastnet: the first 12 hours | Volvo Ocean Race
Leg Zero stage 2 is ON! At the start of the 2017-18 fleet's first racing night offshore, here's a look back at the day...
Fastnet Race day 2 update #2 onboard HUGO BOSS
"Once we get around the rock, we'll be like a rocket!!!" An afternoon update from Alex & Nin onboard HUGO BOSS.
Fastnet Race day 2 update onboard HUGO BOSS
The first morning of the Royal Ocean Racing Club​ Fastnet Race and a new update from Alex! Close to Falmouth and trying to claw back some miles. Some of you may be struggling to track the race due to the fastnet tracker being down, don't forget you can download the Yellowbrick app.
Fastnet Race 2107 Cowes Isle of Wight (DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone)
Start of Fastnet Race 2017 from Cowes, Isle of Wight. Filmed flying DJI DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone. Please subscribe for more: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI4Ki_RC-5E2yXeSeVnYMUg A record 368 yachts entered the 608-nautical mile race to Plymouth, via the Fastnet Rock off the south-west coast...
team AkzoNobel | A Navigator's view of the Rolex Fastnet Race
Jules Salter, navigator for team AkzoNobel, gives his view of the Rolex Fastnet Race.
Are you ready? | Leg Zero, Rolex Fastnet Race
Dongfeng Race Team crew are all set to rock and roll in the the Fastnet classic on Sunday 6th August. The Volvo Ocean Race fleet will battle against each other over the 600 nautical mile course around the Fastnet Rock and back to Plymouth. Don't miss it!
2017 Fastnet Race
The Fastnet Race kicks off this Sunday! We’re hoping for lots of updates from Alex on the boat during the race so stay tuned to our social channels. Want to know more about the race and how you can track our progress? Look no further….
Echegoyen y Ciszek se unen a la disciplina del MAPFRE. Ambas navegarán en la Rolex Fastnet Race
Ambas competirán en la primera regata oficial del equipo español, la Rolex Fastnet Race que comienza en Inglaterra el próximo domingo 6 de agosto They will compete in the first official race of the Spanish team, the Rolex Fastnet Race that starts in England next Sunday, August 6
Fastnet Rock
Aerial footage of The Fastnet Lighthouse. http://www.oakwoodaerialphotography.ie/ Fastnet Rock, or simply Fastnet (possibly from Old Norse Hvasstann-ey, meaning 'sharp-tooth isle'; called Carraig Aonair, meaning "lonely rock", in Irish) is a small islet in the Atlantic Ocean and the most southerly ...
Fastnet Race in 2017-18 qualifying schedule | Volvo Ocean Race
Race fans can look forward to an action-packed summer of pre-race action, including the Fastnet Race and an epic Prologue from Lisbon to Alicante.
Richard Mason on the Fastnet Race | Volvo Ocean Race
Four-time Volvo Ocean Racer Richard Mason talks about the Fastnet Race, which has been name part of the mandatory qualifying schedule for Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 teams.

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