50TH EDITION ROLEX FASTNET RACE – DATES FOR 2023 ANNOUNCED

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ROLEX FASTNET RACE

Following the success of the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race from Cowes to Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and its French partners are delighted to announce the date for the next edition of its flagship event in 2023.

The 50th edition of the world’s largest offshore race will start from the Royal Yacht Squadron line on Saturday 22nd July, 2023, prior to the annual Cowes Week festivities.

The arrival of the immense fleet will once again be eagerly anticipated, with spectators enjoying the atmosphere of the international yachting festival as boats complete the 690 nautical mile course from Cowes to Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, via the Fastnet Rock. Starting with the first arrivals from the 23rd of July, the daily influx of international competitors on a diverse range of boats culminates in a memorable prize-giving to mark the 50th Rolex Fastnet Race in Cherbourg on Friday 28th July 2023.

Save the date – Saturday 22nd July 2023

Information on: E: racing@rorc.org, T: +44 1983 295 144, www.rorc.org , www.rolexfastnetrace.com