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Rolex Fastnet Race: Smooth start

August 11th, 2013

(August 11, 2013) – The 45th Rolex Fastnet Race got underway following the largest and most impressive start in the event’s 87-year history. 335 yachts set off on the legendary 611-nautical mile race from Cowes, Isle of Wight to Plymouth via the Fastnet Rock on the southern tip of Ireland. The fleet’s fastest boats, the


Epic Adventures Await Bella Mente Racing this August

August 4th, 2013

NEWPORT, R.I. (August 2, 2013) – Bella Mente Racing will be battling the elements along with some of the world’s top competitors when it takes on two of Europe’s premier racing events this month. From August 6th through 8th, Hap Fauth’s 72’ Judel/Vrolijk designed Bella Mente will race in the Big Boat series of Aberdeen


Royal Yacht Squadron Set For Ballot On Women Members

August 4th, 2013

Cowes, UK (August 4, 2013) – Just weeks after the furore over female golfers being excluded from membership at Muirfield, another bastion of gentlemen-only clubs, the Royal Yacht Squadron, is set to ballot its members on allowing women to join for the first time in 198 years. The founder of the historic Cowes Week, which

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