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Monohull-Line Honours for 100ft Hodgdon Supermaxi Yacht COMANCHE at 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race

August 21, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Monohull-line honours at this year's Rolex Fastnet Race went to the 100ft Hodgdon sailing yacht Comanche, followed by the 88ft Rambler 88 yacht. ... read full story

Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 Underway

August 17, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The highly anticipated 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race is in full swing. The popular race is hosting such outstanding vessels as the 100ft superyacht Comanche, as well as the 100ft charter yacht Leopard. ... read full story

Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 to host a record-sized fleet of yachts

May 08, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

This year's Rolex Fastnet Race, the world's biggest offshore race, is set to kick off from the lovely Solent yacht holiday location, on August 16, hosting an impressive, record-breaking fleet of 350 yachts. ... read full story

90th Anniversary Rolex Fastnet Race: 300 entries register in first 24 minutes

January 13, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

An amazing number of over 300 yachts registered for the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race in first 24 minutes. The race will kick off on Sunday 16th August, starting from Cowes, Isle of Wight to Plymouth via the Fastnet Rock. ... read full story

100-foot limit lifted for 2015 Rolex Fastnet and Rolex Middle Sea Races

October 16, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The 100-foot (30,47m) LOA monohull limit has been raised for the 2015 editions of the Rolex Fastnet Race as well as the Rolex Middle Sea Race. This will entice yachts over 100ft to compete. ... read full story

Esimit Sailing Team recognized for its excellent achievements

September 11, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Igor Simcic, owner of superyacht Esimit Europa 2, was awarded for a great success of his crew at the official prize giving ceremony, held at the Royal Ocean Racing Club in London. ... read full story

Swan 80 sailing yacht Plis Play wins Swan Challenge Trophy at Rolex Fastnet Race 2013

August 21, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The coveted Swan North European Challenge Trophy went to the Swan 80 superyacht Plis Play. She has become the first Swan to cross the finish line at the Rolex Fastnet Race. ... read full story

Rolex Fastnet Race 2013: Prizegiving

August 19, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Friday, August 16, 2013, saw the end of the historic 45th edition of Rolex Fastnet Race, marked by the final prizegiving. The 2013 race was attended by 336 yachts from 20 countries. ... read full story

First ever doublehanded crew to win Rolex Fastnet Race

August 16, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Pascal and Alexis Loison’s JPK 1010 sailing yacht Night And Day has become the overall winner of this year's Rolex Fastnet Race. The yacht's crew is the first ever doublehanded crew to win the race, setting a new milestone. ... read full story

International Rolex Fastnet Race 2013

August 16, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

This year's Rolex Fastnet Race is marked by the participation of over 20 different nations from four continents. At the start of this popular regatta, the record-breaking 336 yachts were present. ... read full story

McConaghy Boats built super maxi Esimit Europa 2 takes Line Honours at Rolex Fastnet Race

August 15, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Sailing Yacht Esimit Europa 2, built by McConaghy Boats and designed by Reichel Pugh, wins line honours at the 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race. ... read full story

Maxi yacht EUROPA 2 takes line honours at 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race

August 15, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Maxi sailing yacht EUROPA 2 has achieved line honours in the 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race, finishing as the first monohull yacht and arriving in Plymouth on Wednesday at 02:17.49 BST. ... read full story

Line honours for Esimit Europa 2 Yacht at Rolex Fastnet Race 2013

August 14, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

It has been a resounding success for the 100-foot maxi yacht Esimit Europa 2 at this year's Rolex Fastnet Race, securing her 25th consecutive line honours victory. ... read full story

Superyacht Esimit Europa 2 to claim monohull line honours at Rolex Fastnet Race 2013

August 13, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

This year's monohull winner of the currently running Rolex Fastnet Race is set to become the 100-foot supermaxi yacht Esimit Europa 2. ... read full story

Rolex Fastnet Race 2013: 131ft superyacht Spindrift 2 first to round the Fastnet Rock

August 13, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The first yacht to round the Fastnet Rock at the currently running Rolex Fastnet Race in the UK was the 131-foot Maxi Trimaran Spindrift 2. ... read full story

Rolex Fastnet Race 2013: Esimit Europa 2 Yacht leading the monohull fleet

August 12, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

This year's Rolex Fastnet Race kicked off in Cowes, UK, on Sunday, August 11 at 14:50 CEST. The impressive 100-foot superyacht Esimit Europa 2 is currently leading the monohull fleet. ... read full story

Rolex Fastnet Race 2013: Smooth Start

August 11, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

A record breaking fleet of 335 yachts started the 45th Rolex Fastnet Race in Cowes, UK, today, on Sunday, August 11, 2013. ... read full story

Rolex Fastnet Race 2013 to host record fleet of international yachts

August 09, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

This year's Rolex Fastnet Race is set to start on Sunday, August 11, hosting a record fleet of 347 yachts. These include such impressive vessels as the 100-foot charter yacht ICAP Leopard or the 100-foot superyacht Esimit Europa 2. ... read full story

Spectator Zone available for Rolex Fastnet Race in Cowes

August 07, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

From 11 am on this Saturday there will be a Spectator Zone available for those wishing to watch the race and the amazing, record-breaking number of 350+ boats. ... read full story

RORC chooses Inmarsat as satellite communications parter for the Rolex Fastnet Race 2013

August 06, 2013

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The RORC has selected Inmarsat as its satellite communication partner for the upcoming Rolex Fastnet Race 2013, which is scheduled to start this Saturday. ... read full story

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