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Fastnet Race team first training weekend – photos

Fastnet Race team training with Global Yacht Racing

The Fastnet team racing with Global Yacht Racing on EH01 went out on the Solent for a weekend of race training.  The crew enjoyed a weekend of varied winds, on Saturday the winds were a brisk 20knts which meant a great opportunity to drill spinnaker handling. They covered spinnaker hoists and drops and gybing. Sunday brought lighter airs and so skipper Andy Middleton went though some of the safety procedures such as man overboard manoeuvres. This race training is giving the team a great preparation for the Fastnet Race which starts Sunday the 16th of August. Next weekend they will be taking part in the RORC Morgan Cup Race which is a qualifier for the Fastnet Race 2015.

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first mate Andy hard at work during Fastnet Race training

Fastnet Race crew member EH01

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Fastnet race crew practising man overboard dtills with a fender

Andy Middleton Skipper of EH01 Fastnet Race 2015

Andy Middleton Skipper of EH01 Fastnet Race 2015


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