The Transat returns to 1960 course

The Transat, the latest incarnation of the OSTAR - the first ever singlehanded ocean yacht race, originally staged in 1960 - is set to return in 2016 when some of the world’s leading solo sai

Tales from the high seas

Gonzalo Botin, campaigning Tales II, a design by his brother Marcellino, returned to the Rolex Fastnet Race and succeeded in making reparations after finishing second Class40 in 2013.

Lucky 13th for Trentesaux

Géry Trentesaux and his JPK 10.80 Courrier Du Leon have been confirmed by the Royal Ocean Racing Club as winner of the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race.

Honours for Chatham Marine

Five boats competed this year in the Rolex Fastnet Race's Figaro class, all sailed by crews that originated from the Artemis Offshore Academy.

Leaderboard taking shape

With the latest deluge of arrivals in the Rolex Fastnet Race, overall victory is currently looking like it might be claimed, in this 90th anniversary running of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's flagsh

Light winds forgotten

Battling for line honours in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Rolex Fastnet Race continued all the way to the Plymouth finish line last night in both the maxi-multihull and monohull divisions.

Celtic Sea rush hour

First arrivals in the Rolex Fastnet Race are due into Plymouth in the early hours of Wednesday morning.


A weak, dying front across southern Ireland and the Celtic Sea combined with an absence of isobars anywhere in the UK made it a most frustrating night for the 350+ crews still competing in the Role

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