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Rán Come Back in Poole Bay

Niklas Zennstrom's Swedish Carkeek designed Rán has won Round Two of the FAST40+ Circuit, coming out on top by just four points in a thrilling series of six races in Poole Bay. Rán won just two of the six races, held as part of the International Paint Poole Regatta. Stewart Whitehead's Carkeek MkIII Rebellion was on the race podium on five occasions, winning Race 5, to finish the regatta in se...
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Rán defends a slim lead

2018 FAST40+ Race Circuit – Round Two Day Two International Paint Poole Regatta   The second day for Round Two of the FAST40+ Circuit was delayed due to unstable wind, but two windward-leeward races were held in the afternoon. In light and at times shifty breeze, Niklas Zennstrom's Swedish Carkeek designed Rán nailed the first race of the day. Tony Dickin's Farr design...
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Girls on Film Leads Round Two

Round Two of the FAST40+ Circuit kicked off at the International Paint Poole Regatta with three thrilling races on a windward-leeward course in Poole Bay. A misty start with a light northerly breeze flicked east as the sun burnt of the haze piping up to 15 knots. After three high octane races, Peter Morton's British CF40+ Girls on Film, helmed by Irishman Anthony O'Leary, leads the class by tw...
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FAST40+ Class Heads West

2018 FAST40+ Race Circuit - Round 2 International Paint Poole Regatta 26-28 May, 2018 The 2018 FAST40+ Race Circuit continues this weekend with eleven teams racing at the International Paint Poole Regatta for Round Two of the FAST40+ Circuit. This will be the first FAST40+ Regatta to be held outside of the Solent, forming the showcase class for the event, all of the Fast 40+ boats will be b...
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Preview Round One FAST40+ Race Circuit

Round One FAST40+ Race Circuit Henri Lloyd Trophy 27-29 April, 2018 This weekend, ten FAST40+ Teams will do battle for the Henri Lloyd Trophy, in Round One of the FAST40+ Race Circuit. Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, the grand-prix racing class will have three days of thrilling action, racing on windward leeward courses and longer races around the cans. Niklas Zennstrom's Swedis...
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Fast40+ Class Team News

Fast40+ Class Team News   The 2018 FAST40+ Season kicks off this April with ten teams confirmed for the full season, and more for headline events. The thrilling fast-action owner driver class welcomes back its current members, and offers a warm reception to new teams to the circuit, notably Niklas & Catherine Zennstrom's Rán Racing. (more…)
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Fast40+ Crew Talk

The FAST40+ Class rules allow a maximum of five professional crew racing. This creates a wide variety of sailors from all backgrounds; world class experienced sailors, as well as young talent looking to break into the sport, and just about everything in between. Tim Powell will be a key member of Niklas Zennstrom's Rán Racing, which is joining the FAST40+ Class this year. Rán Racing is one of ...
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