Giant crowds packed the Cowes and Western Solent shoreline this afternoon as a record-sized fleet of 356 set off on the 90th anniversary Rolex Fastnet Race, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club
A forecast of profoundly light winds is forcing crews to take drastic action before setting off tomorrow on the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Rolex Fastnet Race.
For sailors, light winds and the mental complexity of finding breeze when there is none, can be more challenging than racing in heavy weather.
This morning at the RORC's new Cowes clubhouse, a select cross-section of competitors in this Sunday's Rolex Fastnet Race shared their observations about the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial 600
Since its inception 90 years ago, the biennial Rolex Fastnet Race has developed into the world’s largest offshore race, this year attracting more than 380 entries.
With a light and shifty forecast, 87 yachts took part in the RORC's Channel Race.
The Gitana Team is currently completing the last stage of construction of its new IMOCA 60 Edmond de Rothschild. Its craft is scheduled over 6-10 August at Chantier Multiplast in Van