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Fast40+ Crew Talk

The FAST40+ Class rules allow a maximum of five professional crew racing. This creates a wide variety of sailors from all backgrounds; world class experienced sailors, as well as young talent looking to break into the sport, and just about everything in between. Tim Powell will be a key member of Niklas Zennstrom's Rán Racing, which is joining the FAST40+ Class this year. Rán Racing is one of ...
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Shifty Start to Round 5

FAST40+ Race Circuit Round 5 – Day One After three windward leeward races held in light airs in the central Solent, Peter Morton's CF40+ Girls on Film leads the regatta, with Heinz Peter Schmidt's Felci designed Silva Neo in second place. Stewart Whitehead's Carkeek MkIII Rebellion is third on countback, equal on points with Sir Keith Mills' Ker40+ Invictus. Provisional Results A light shifti...
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HYS One Ton Cup – Nerve Jangling Finish

HYS ONE TON CUP Premier Composite Technologies Race Day Three races on Premier Composite Technologies Race Day, produced a nerve jangling finish to the HYS One Ton Cup. Bright sunshine and a shifting southerly breeze produced a highly strategic finale, before Peter Morton's CF40+ Girls on Film, retained the HYS One Ton Cup, the first team to do so since 1993. Girls on Film: Peter Morton, Nat ...
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12 Teams for HYS One Ton Cup

HYS One Ton Cup Owned by the Cercle de la Voile de Paris Presented by Hamble Yacht Services Organised by the Royal Yacht Squadron 21-24 September 2017 From Thursday 21st September, the FAST40+ Class will compete for the prestigious HYS One Ton Cup. Created by the Cercle de la Voile de Paris (CVP – Paris Yacht Club) in 1899, the One Ton Cup is steeped in history and reputation in the world of ...
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Fast and Furious at Lendy Cowes Week

The fifth race for the FAST40+ Class, at of Lendy Cowes Week, was held in atrocious conditions in the Central Solent. Fast and furious racing is the DNA of the FAST40+ Class, and today was not for the faint-hearted. With wind over tide, and gusts up to 30 knots with driving rain, tenacity, as well as skill, were the keys to a top performance. With gritty determination Ker40+ Invictus, with ...
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Girls on Film – Head Turning on Ladies Day

  Peter Morton's British CF40+ Girls on Film, is the new leader of the FAST40+ Class racing at Lendy Cowes Week, appropriately on Ladies Day. After winning Race 4, and in doing so the Royal Southern Yacht Club's Felma Challenge Cup. Girls on Film stormed into an early lead, and never looked like giving up their grip on the race. Scoring their third win in a row, Girls on Film lead t...
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Eastern Flight – Day Three Lendy Cowes Week

Credit: www.shaunroster.com The FAST40+ Fleet raced in the Eastern and Central Solent on the third day of Lendy Cowes Week, racing for the Royal London Yacht Club's Bloodhound Challenge Trophy. The 28 mile course sent the fleet as far east as Horse Sand Fort, and contained a large element of fast reaching legs. With 15-20 knots of wind speed, and little tide, the fleet were racing in flat open ...
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FAST40+ Fracas – Day Two Lendy Cowes Week

  An incident packed second day at Lendy Cowes Week included Girls of Film hitting a rock on approach to a mark, a collision between Invictus and Rebellion at the same mark, plus 42 South snapping their rig, and a navigational error costing a round of drinks at the bar. Sir Keith Mills' British Ker40+ Invictus took line honours, and corrected out to win the race. However, after raci...
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All-Round Test for the FAST40+ Fleet

Round Two 2017 FAST40+ Race Circuit Windward Leeward Racing + Round the Island Race 30 June – 01 July, 2017 Racing for the FAST40+ Class continues next weekend, 30 June – July 01, with Round Two of the FAST40+ Race Circuit, consisting of one day of Windward Leeward racing, followed by the prestigious Round the Island Race, presented by Cloudy Bay. Around 1338 yachts are expected for t...
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Pace wins the FAST40+ Nationals

RORC IRC National Championship, incorporating the FAST40+ National Championship. 23 – 25 June 2017 Johnny Vincent's British KER40+ Pace is the 2017 FAST40+ National Champion, holding onto the lead after a terrific battle in the last race of the regatta. In Race 8, Pace was down in fifth place at the first top mark, but gybed away early to make up enough places to win the regatta. Peter Mor...
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