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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Fastnet Race 2013.


Source: sailingscutlebutt.com
"Open 60's rock the Fastnet Race. August 14, 2013. Hiding the big monohull finishers that arrived into Plymouth this morning, in the 611nm. Rolex Fastnet Race, the closest was between the top Imoca 60s Vendee Globe winners Francois Gabart and Michel Desjoyeaux on the former's Macif nipping her sistership Maitre Coq by just 57 seconds. Most impressively the 60s beat the leading Mini Maxis, Bella Mente and Rana, as well as two VO70". 
Photo: Dominique Tanton. Bella Mente
Rendering: Yves-Marie Tanton