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Rounding the ‘Rock’

August 12th, 2013

(August 12, 2013) – At 14:03 BST Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s 131-ft Maxi Trimaran Spindrift 2 was the first boat to round the Fastnet Rock, the symbolic halfway point of the 611-nautical mile Rolex Fastnet Race. Spindrift 2 rounded the Rock on the south-western tip of Ireland mere seconds ahead of the Armel le

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