Tag Archives: Fastnet

Record Fastnet – Why?

It took just 24 hours to sell out all 300 places for this year’s Fastnet race – a new record before the race has even started. But this is no flash in the pan, the last race in 2011 was … Continue reading

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Mindbender

Are AIS receive-only units considered Class A or Class B? Hint: Check out new BWS columnist Daniel Collins’ AIS and DSC article in the September issue of BWS. Send your answers to comments@cruisingcompass.com. A winner, who will receive a Blue Water … Continue reading

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Rambler 100 Capsizes in Fastnet

In a shocking turn of events, Rambler 100 capsized during the Fastnet Race on Monday afternoon after it lost its keel bulb 12.5 miles offshore from Baltimore, County Cork. While reports have still been trickling in as to the details, … Continue reading

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