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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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Epic win for INO XXX

RORC Myth of Malham Race Saturday 26th May, 2017 Cowes - Eddystone – Solent (256 Miles) Powerful thunderstorms, driving rain and wind speeds ranging from thirty knots to complete shutdowns provided epic conditions for the 256-mile RORC Myth of Malham Race. James Neville's FAST40+ Ino XXX won the gruelling marathon, correcting out under IRC to take the overall win in the 140 boat fleet. ...
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Invictus Celebrates in Cowes

Photo: Rick Tomlinson Invictus Squad: Andy Yeomans, Alex Mills, Andrew Cape, James Grant, Javi Ibanez, Justin Slattery, Martin Calmon, Matt Brushwood, Peter Greenhalgh, Robert Greenhalgh, Ruairidh Scott. FAST40+ Race Circuit, winning the FAST40+ Class at the Royal Ocean Racing Club Vice Admiral's Cup. Eleven teams took part from England, Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland. The intensi...
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Eleven Up for Vice Admiral’s Cup

The Vice Admiral’s Cup is the first scoring round of the 2017 FAST40+ Circuit. Eleven teams will be competing including last year’s FAST40+ Race Circuit winner, Peter Morton’s team, who will be racing for the first time this season. However Peter will not be racing the new Girls on Film, the Vice Admiral’s Cup was supposed to have marked the debut for Peter's brand new Carkeek 40 Mk3, Girls...
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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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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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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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War Paint on for Easter

The FAST40+ Class is preparing itself for a full on battle for the 2017 season. There are three events prior to the first of five scoring rounds and many of the FAST40+ Fleet will be back in race action, 14-16th April for the RORC Easter Challenge. About half of the FAST40+ Fleet are based at Hamble Yacht Services and the teams have been hard at work over the winter modifying their boats and t...
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