Friday, 21 August 2015

Rolex Fastnet Race, multihulls home in light and variable conditions

The largest multihulls have now all finished the Fastnet Race.  Spindrift 2 took line honours but by only 20 minutes in the last few miles the MOD70 Phaedo managed to sneak into second just edging out the Prince de Bretagne Maxi 80 that claimed third place.

An article on Spindrift 2's Fastnet Race:

and one that focuses on the general multihull and monohull fleet.

Phaedo3 taking part in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 from Ocean Images on Vimeo.

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Monday, 17 August 2015

2015 Rolex Fastnet Race gets underway in very light conditions

The race has started in very light conditions this year a strong fleet of race multihulls are competing including the MOD70's Oman Sail, Phaedo and Concise 10 in the Ultimes Spindrift2 and Prince de Bretagne Maxi 80.

The tracker is here:

Saturday, 15 August 2015

2015 edition of the Artemis Challenge sees Musandam Oman Sail take line honours

This year the now super experienced Musandam Oman Sail crew on their much campaigned MOD70 took the win with close competition from Team Concise on the recently purchased and rebranded Paprec recyclage MOD70.  In third place was Lionel Lemonchois on his custom trimaran Prince de Bretagne Maxi 80.  Charging up close behind was the MOD70 of Team Phaedo.

More details on the following article:

and some videos of the event: