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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 three 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. Read more

Rán defends a slim lead

After five races, and with the discard kicking in Rán has taken the lead by three points from Girls on Film, which is level on points with Pace. Two more races are scheduled for the final day of racing for Round Two of the FAST40+ Circuit. Read more

 Girls on Film leads Round 2

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. Read more

Fast40+ Class Heads West

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 based at Poole Quay Marina. Read more

Ran wins Fast40+ Race Circuit Round One

Ten teams contested Round One of the 2018 FAST40+ Race Circuit, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club in the Solent. The FAST40+ fleet enjoyed eight races over three days in a variety of conditions. Read more

Preview FAST40+ Race Circuit Round One

Henri Lloyd Trophy

27-29 April, 2018, 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. Read more

FAST40+ Training Regatta

Eight teams participated in the FAST40+ Class Training Regatta held 21-22 April, 2018. The Solent served up a variety of conditions to test crew and boats with a cold and foggy light easterly wind for the first day, and a bright and breezy southwesterly for the last day, piping up to 20 knots by the close of play. The training focused on starts and boat handling, and the initiative was well received by all of the FAST40+ owners and competitors. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more