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North Sails & Professional Navigator Campbell Field Talk Through the New Rolex Fastnet Race 2021 Course

17th February 2021
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Paul O'Higgins JPK 1080 "Rockabill VI", seen here flying her North Sails 3DL Offshore mainsail and 3Di Code 2 Jib is entered in this year's Rolex Fastnet Race. Credit: Bob Bateman

The biennial RORC Fastnet race is undergoing a seismic change this year. As reported here in Afloat, it's the first time since it's inauguration in 1925 that it will NOT finish in Plymouth in Devon but in Cherbourg in France.

As Afloat also reported, there are ten Irish boats entered for this year's race. The challenge will be new and quite different - certainly on the way back from "The Rock".

Here at North Sails, we have teamed up with professional navigator/weather router & Expedition/systems specialist Campbell Field to offer you a "Preparing For The Rolex Fastnet" webinar at 7 pm on Thursday 18th February 2021.

Campbell will be joined by our North Sails colleagues Ronan Grealish (originally from Galway, now based in Lymington) and Pete Redmond.

This is a "must-see and hear" for anybody who is serious about their offshore racing in 2021 and definitely for those planning to compete in the Fastnet!

Click here for more information and to register.

Kenny Rumball and Pamela Lee will be competing in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2021 on their North Sails-powered Figaro 3 "RL Sailing"Kenny Rumball and Pamela Lee will be competing in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2021 on their North Sails-powered Figaro 3 "RL Sailing"

From all of us here at North Sails Ireland, enjoy the webinar!

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In 2018 he again won his class in the Round Ireland Race and in 2019 finished 2nd in the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race - 10 years after he won it!

Also in 2019, he was providing expert commentary and analysis in studio for the SSL Star Europeans in Garda, Italy and SSL finals in Nassau.

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