Rolex Fastnet Race 2017
Rolex Fastnet Race 2017.
Atlantic Charters racing will again be entering the world famous Rolex sponsored Fastnet Race 2017. We will be entering 2 teams on 2 yachts, Pronavia 38 and Beneteau First 40, with qualifying races and training in the warmth of the Mediterranean sea and Atlantic ocean.
Full details of our 2017 Rolex Fastnet race campaign here.
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For more information about this race, see blog posts below.
Dates: Race Starts 21 October 2017 (training / preparation starts on 16th Oct) Location: Malta Cost: £1950.00 Licences: Not required Travel: Direct flights from major UK airports SKY SCANNER Atlantic Charters Racing will once again be campaigning our 2 Pronavia 38s “Seawolf”and Bongani alongside our Beneteau 40.7 and First 40 in this years Rolex Middle Sea Race. The Rolex Middle Sea Race course is 606 nautical miles long and is sailed anti-clockwise. Starting on the 21st October 2017. The Start line is in Valletta Grand Harbour...read more
The annual round Malta 2 man race took place on Saturday 1st April, the fleet of 9 yachts set off at 0900 for a one lap clockwise circumnavigation of the isle of Malta. The early fast pace was soon halted as the wind died inside of Filfla island. After a couple of hours frustration and perseverance the wind filled in and the fleet set off again, the advantage was now with the smaller boats in the fleet who had caught the stationary class 1 boats. At around 1800 the first boats were crossing the finish line after a glorious afternoon of...read more
Around Malta race report: On Tuesday the 13th of December the annual around Malta yacht race took place under the instructions of the Royal Malta Yacht Club and generously sponsored by marine electronics supplier Medcomms of Malta. A strong fleet of 19 yachts started at 0830 on a clockwise circumnavigational race of the island in a fresh North easterly breeze, starting and finishing in the entrance of Marsamxett harbour. The fleet soon spread out with the class one boats of Unica, Elusive and the two XP44s commanding the lead, in class 2...read more