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Rolex Fastnet Race – big or a small boat race?

The start of the Rolex Fastnet Race will take place from the Royal Yacht Squadron line off Cowes on Sunday.The largest offshore race in the world, the Rolex Fastnet Race fleet represents a complete pantheon of almost 350 yachts, ranging from giant Ultime trimarans and brand…
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The "Slownet" and what's next - Ken Read and Brad Jackson

Brad Jackson in Portsmouth post Fastnet Brad Jackson took some time out of his busy schedule post Fastnet Race to sit down with me and chat about the Rambler 88 program as well as the Volvo Ocean Race, both Team SCA and whether we will see him back in a boat again any time…
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No records, but plenty of smiles at Fastnet finish

I am now calling it #rainmouth, but all are happy here in Plymouth despite a very tricky 2015 Rolex Fastnet race (now known as #slownet). Was great (although wet) to meet Team SCA on the dock this afternoon. A quick turnaround and they are already heading back to…
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Back in Magenta

Fantastic to see Team SCA back in action at Cowes Week, and now in the Fastnet Race which kicked off (slowly) yesterday! To check out a video I did for the team below… I will be there to meet all the teams on the dock in Plymouth,so stand by for lots ofon…