, 2022-11-24 08:04:36,
Founded in 1925, the iconic Rolex Fastnet Race is a biennial offshore event organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC). This bucket-list challenge serves up a complex mix of coastal, oceanic and tidal racing and the upcoming milestone edition will take place between 21 – 29 July 2023.
Lining up against household names in sailing, competitors set off on the 690 nautical mile course from the legendary sailing town of Cowes, Isle of Wight, heading to the Fastnet Rock, and finishing in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. This will be the second time that the race will finish in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, and race organisers RORC predict it will attract a fleet topping the 337 yacht entries of 2021.
Clipper Events offers crew an opportunity to compete in the Rolex Fastnet Race in a safe but dynamic racing environment. The package is designed to take the logistical and administrative hassle away from running a Rolex Fastnet campaign, allowing crew members to focus on their racing whilst making the bucket-list challenge accessible to a wider group of thrillseekers.
Jake Carter, Chief Instructor at Clipper Ventures said: “This is the 50th Fastnet Race, and it’s a big tick box in the sailing world. You race past some great landmarks: the Scilly Isles, Fastnet Rock and finish in Cherbourg.
“There are so many different…
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