Fastnet 2013 Campaign


The Fastnet Race is run in alternate years. It is the most famous offshore yacht race in the world, first run in 1925, when 7 yachts came to the start line off Ryde IOW to race to the Fastnet Rock off Ireland and back to Plymouth.


The modern race, over a course of 608 miles, starts at Cowes and attracts over 300 entries. The safety requirements of the Royal Ocean Racing Club races are set out on the RORC website, Challenger racing go beyond those requirements by putting all crew members through a full course of training in racing skills, first aid and sea survival, plus qualifying offshore yacht races into and across the English Channel.


Challenger has won her class in previous Fastnet’s, Cowes weeks and is the Beneteau 40.7 European Champion.  Join us for the race of your life and gain over 1200 sea miles. Our package provides the following:

Race Training Weekend ~ Fowey & Plymouth (40nm)

 Race Training Weekend ~ Plymouth to Falmouth to Fowey. (60nm)

 Qualifying Race ~ Plymouth to St Peter Port, Guernsey (180nm)

 Qualifying Race ~ Plymouth to Guernsey to Plymouth Nonstop Race (240nm)

 Qualifying Race – Wolf Rock Race (150nm)

 The Fastnet Race Cowes – Fastnet Rock – Plymouth (600nm)


Minimum 1200 RYA Sea School Accredited Miles

RYA/MCA Small Craft Basic Sea Survival & First Aid Course
RYA ISAF Offshore Safety Course
Professional Skipper qualified to RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore
Embroidered crew t-shirt, fleece and kevlar race bag.
Embroidered Musto Crew Race Jackets.
All safety equipment.
All food & drink while sailing.
Race entry, mooring fees and fuel.

£2950 Per Person – Limited Spaces

If you are interested in taking part or would like further information please give us a call on 01726 833924 or fill out the contact form below.

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