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Rolex Fastnet Race Start Photo Gallery

by Mark Jardine 6 Aug 2017 17:12 BST 6 August 2017
A sea of sails in Christchurch Bay after the Rolex Fastnet Race start © Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com

The view from Hurst Castle as the massive Rolex Fastnet Race fleet of 368 yachts and 2,700 sailors, including the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, start the famous race around the Fastnet rock.

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