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Month: April 2017

Hitchhiker Spring Win

FINAL FAST40+ Spring Regatta Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, the wind gods blew too hard on the second day resulting in racing abandoned for the last day, meaning that the results from the first day of racing stood for the regatta. Hitchhiker was declared winner of the FAST40+ Spring Regatta at a prize giving ceremony hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. Stewart Whitehea...
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Hitchhiker Comes Out Fighting

DAY ONE FAST40+ Spring Regatta DAY ONE Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, the first day of the FAST40+ Spring Regatta produced some highly competitive racing.Just a few weeks ago, Bas de Voogd's Hitchhiker was blown off its cradle and they were not sure if they would even make their debut in the class at the FAST40+ Spring Regatta, but it was the opposition that was blown away in t...
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Preview FAST40+ Spring Regatta

The second event in a busy FAST40+ season will be the FAST40+ Spring Regatta, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. FAST40+ Race Director, Stuart Childerley, sets the scene for the event. “The RORC Easter Challenge saw some great racing and early signs to a competitive season ahead of us. We are expecting eight teams for the next event, the FAST40+ Spring Regatta. Three races are planned...
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Cloudy Bay sponsors the UK’s FAST40+ Class

International award winning wine producer, Cloudy Bay, adds sponsorship of the growing FAST40+ Class UK circuit to its portfolio of sailing events to further bring to life its invitation to ‘Come Sail Away’. One of the newest and most exciting competitive keelboat racing classes in the UK for decades, the FAST40+ Class, will this year be competing for honours for the overall annual prize ‘C...
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Day Two of the RORC Easter Challenge saw another three races for the Fast40+ class in conditions that ranged from 10-17 knots. The day started with a round the cans downwind which was won by Invictus to build on their three victories from the 1st day, followed by Mark Rijkse's 42 South just a minute behind. Mike Bartholomew's South African flagged Tokoloshe took third, just three seconds behin...
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2017 Season Kick Off at RORC Easter Challenge

  FAST40+ TAKE TO THE WATER TO KICK OFF 2017 SEASON WITH RORC EASTER REGATTA After a busy winter with lots of the FAST40+ race teams carrying out some exciting developments to their boats, 6 of the teams are ready to hit the water for early season racing for the RORC Easter Challenge which takes place between 14th and 16th April in the Solent. New wall graphic revealed at Royal S...
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