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Announcing dates for the 2019 FAST40+ Season

The fourth edition of the FAST40+ Race Circuit promises more thrilling high speed action for the owner-driver class. There will be six scoring rounds including the HYS FAST40+ National Championship and the One Ton Cup. In a change to previous championships, none of the rounds will be weighted. A total of 50 races are scheduled with six discards available for the total points score for the season...
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Rán seals FAST40+ season victory at wind deprived finale

The sixth and final round of the 2018 FAST40+ Circuit proved a frustrating one for the sailors involved, but at least served to confirm the pre-eminence of Rán 7 in a competitive fleet. While unseasonal weather brought sunshine and brilliant blue October skies to The Solent, it failed to deliver enough breeze for racing on two days of the three-day finale hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht ...
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FAST40+ 2018 Finale

2018 FAST40+ Race Circuit - Round 6 Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club   The 2018 FAST40+ Race Circuit will come to a conclusion this weekend (19-21 October) with the final regatta for 2018. Round 6 of the 2018 FAST40+ Circuit is hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, and will decide the season's champion. Up to eight races are scheduled over three days of thrilling...
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Rán lifts the One Ton Cup

  Rán crew: Niklas Zennstrom, Tim Powell, Adrian Stead, Steve Hayles, Justin Slattery, Toby Iles, Connor Banks, Hamish Macdonald, Silas Nolan, Ellie Cumpsty, Tom Needham. Niklas Zennstrom's Rán is the winner of the Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup. At a ceremony held at the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Clubhouse. RORC Racing Manager, Chris Stone welcomed Christophe Hinfray representing the o...
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Day Three Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup – Jubilee and Elvis have their Day

A change of course for the FAST40+ Class produced a shuffle in the results on the fourth day of the Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup. Two long courses were set, taking in navigation marks in the Solent, with long reaching legs as well as windward and leeward sections. It was another good day for Niklas Zennstrom's Rán, scoring a 1-2 to take a commanding position in the regatta. Tony Dickin's Jubilee...
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Day Two Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup

Fast is Fun The breeze was on for the second day of the Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup with over 20 knots pumping from the west. Three windward leeward races created some epic FAST40+ action in the Solent combat zone. Peter Morton's Girls on Film came out with all guns blazing to win the first race of the day. Niklas Zennstrom's Rán answered with two victories to lead the challenge for the One Ton Cu...
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Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup – Rán Rule on Day One

Two races were held on the first day of Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup. After a delay waiting for wind, a sea breeze kicked in for two windward leeward races held in a solid 10-15 knot south westerly. Niklas Zennstrom's Rán opened their challenge for the One Ton Cup with two bullets, winning both races by over a minute. Peter Morton's Girls on Film, holder of the One Ton Cup, took second in both r...
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Many have tried few have succeeded…

Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club Round Five of the FAST40+ Race Circuit 13-16 September, 2018 The One Ton Cup is steeped in history and reputation in the world of yacht racing. Created by the Cercle de la Voile de Paris (CVP – Paris Yacht Club) in 1899, past winners include many legends in the sport of sailing; Syd Fischer, Harold Cudmore, Henrik Soder...
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Rán 7 comes from behind to win Lendy Cowes Week

Rán 7 crew: Niklas Zennström, Ellie Cumpsty, Connor Banks, Tom Needham, Toby Iles, Ollie Glanville, Revelin Minihane, Tim Powell, Justin Slattery, Steve Hayles, Adrian Stead. Niklas Zennstrom's Carkeek designed Rán 7 has won Round 4 of the FAST40+ Class Circuit at Lendy Cowes Week. Rán 7 came from behind to take the lead from Peter Morton's CF40+ Girls on Film, which was runner-up. Bas de V...
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Rán turns up the heat at Lendy Cowes Week

FAST40+ Race Circuit Round 4 Lendy Cowes Week - Day Three 06 August, 2018 Rán turns up the heat at Lendy Cowes Week After a four hour delay for wind, the FAST40+ Class sprung into action on the third day of Lendy Cowes Week. Niklas Zennstrom's Rán took the gun for Race 5, but a second place for Peter Morton's Girl's on Film keeps the Isle of Wight team on top of the leaderboard by a s...
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