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Newsflash: Father and son win 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race

Doublehanded duo on Night and Day win the prestigious IRC Overall title in this year's Rolex Fastnet Race. Photo: Rolex/Kurt Arrigo

For the first time in its 88 year history, the Rolex Fastnet Race has been won by a doublehanded crew.

The father and son team of Pascal and Alexis Loison from Cherbourg, France on the JPK 10.10, Night and Day, arrived at 07:19:57 BST this morning making their elapsed time 3 days 18 hours 29 minutes and 57 seconds for the 611 mile race.

Winning the overall IRC prize in the Rolex Fastnet Race means that Pascal Alexis Loisin will receive the Fastnet Challenge Cup as well as a Rolex Chronograph.

More Race information will follow in our Evening Race Update.