AORS Rolex Fastnet Race

Speedy yachts in the Rolex Fastnet Race

The Rolex Fastnet Race starts in Cowes, Isle of Wight. It is one of seven competitions in the AORS Atlantic Ocean Racing Series. Yet this is more than just a race. When the British Isles weather conspires to deliver conditions typical of the time of year it becomes a true test of human endeavour.

It is for this reason that the 608-nautical mile race consistently attracts a large and varied fleet: man and machine set against the elements. The entry list opened in early January and within ten days was closed. The 300-boat limit reached with record speed.

In an effort to absorb the large waiting list for the Rolex Fastnet Race, the Royal Ocean Racing Club have decided to increase the number of places available to IRC yachts by removing the 'professionally' sailed classes from the 300 entry limit. The Volvo Ocean 70s, IMOCA 60s, Class 40s and Multihulls, who will race under their own class rules, will be counted over and above the previous 300 entry limit.

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Hanse 458
    3 Cabins (3 doubles) - 2018 - Port Hamble - Solent - Southampton - Isle of Wight
  • 3 Cabins (3 doubles) Bareboat Sailing Yacht
  • Length: 14.0208 m
  • Year: 2018
  • Cabins: 3
  • Berths: 9
  • From £2285 to £3045 per week
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  • Berths: 9
  • Cabins: 3
  • Crew: Bareboat
  • Type: Sail
  • Length: 14.0208 m (47' 10")
  • Year: 2018
From £2285 to £3045
per week

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"One of the largest and most stylish bareboats available in the Solent!"

Sun Odyssey 37
    3 Cabins - Southampton - UK
  • 3 Cabins Bareboat Sailing Yacht
  • Length: 11.4 m
  • Year:
  • Cabins: 3
  • Berths: 6
  • From £1550 per week
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  • Berths: 6
  • Cabins: 3
  • Crew: Bareboat
  • Type: Sail
  • Length: 11.4 m (38' )
  • Year:
From £1550
per week

Dufour 40
    3 Cabins - Southampton - UK
  • 3 Cabins Bareboat Sailing Yacht
  • Length: 12.32 m
  • Year:
  • Cabins: 3
  • Berths: 6
  • From £1650 per week
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  • Berths: 6
  • Cabins: 3
  • Crew: Bareboat
  • Type: Sail
  • Length: 12.32 m (41' 8")
  • Year:
From £1650
per week

VIVID
    Jongert 2700M - 3 Cabins - Falmouth - Solent - Isle of Wight - Isles of Scilly - Channel Islands - Caribbean
  • Jongert 2700M Crewed Sailing Yacht
  • Length: 26.8 m
  • Year: 2001
  • Cabins: 3
  • Berths: 6
  • From £20000 to £36000 per week
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  • Berths: 6
  • Cabins: 3
  • Crew: Crewed
  • Type: Sail
  • Length: 26.8 m (91' 4")
  • Year: 2001
From £20000 to £36000
per week

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"Vivid is a stylish yacht to sail in!"

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