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RN Offshore Team prepares for Fastnet

RC (Offshore) - 25 Jul 19 General

With just over a week to go to the start of the Fastnet Race the Offshore Team are making their final preparations.

RNSA has entered two yachts for this years Fastnet race. Otherwise known as “the one”. An RN led tri-Service team made up of Regulars and Reserves will compete on the Challenge 72, Discoverer of Hornet. Jolly Jack Tar will also be hoping to build on a top 3 finish in class 3 in the Morgan Cup with a well prepared and thoroughly drilled crew. This year has seen the crew put through their paces in the gym in preparation with a Strength and Conditioning programme complied by PT staff to increase endurance for what is a physically demanding race. With 7 Service yachts competing in total across 3 classes it will be a competitive race for the RORC top service boat prize. Please read the link below for a review of Classes 3 and 4 and some words from our very own Lt Tom Thicknesse.

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