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Month: June 2017

Slow Motion – Hand to Hand Combat

2017 FAST40+ Race Circuit ROUND 2(i) Hosted By the Royal Southern YC RESULTS With virtually no wind in The Solent this morning, the FAST40+ Fleet was kept ashore by PRO Tony Lovell until midday, but it was well worth the wait. A 6 knot northwesterly wind was just about sailable for the start of the first race and by the end of the second, and final race, the breeze piped up to 12 knot...
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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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Four FAST40s Fight for Glory

RORC IRC National Championship, incorporating the FAST40+ National Championship. DAY TWO – 23 June, 2017 Latest FAST40+ Results After six races in the championship, Johnny Vincent's Ker40+ Pace, still leads the FAST40+ fleet but their lead has been halved to just three points going into the final day. Pace started the day well scoring two second place results but a kite drop went bad...
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Pace Blitz on Day One

RORC IRC National Championship, incorporating the FAST40+ National Championship. DAY ONE – 23 June, 2017 Results DAY ONE “It is uncanny how this is always a windy regatta.” remarked Johnny Vincent, owner/driver of Ker40+ Pace, after scoring an impressive 2-2-1 in the FAST40+ Class on the first day the RORC IRC National Championship. “We didn't have a great start to the season, so it w...
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Preview 2017 FAST40+ National Championship

2017 FAST40+ National Championship Friday 23 - Sunday 25 June Hosted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club The 2017 FAST40+ National Championship will take place during the RORC IRC National Championship, with racing in the Solent over three days. A maximum of eight races are scheduled, including a variety of windward / leeward and round the buoys courses. Peter Morton's brand new Carkeek Mk...
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