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Offline andy_peters

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Fastnet Start
« on: August 10, 2011, 12:21:12 PM »
As a few of us will be down at Lee anyone know anyone with a rib that we could jump on to go out and watch the Fastnet start on Sunday?

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Re: Fastnet Start
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2011, 01:17:13 PM »
Alternatively drive round to Hurst and watch them sail through the gap and out to the needles.

This is what sarah did last time when I did the race in 2009.

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Re: Fastnet Start
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2011, 04:36:44 PM »
Did you make it down in the end Andy? Im not sure a rib was required in the end - short tacking up the shore was the name of the game off the startline!


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Re: Fastnet Start
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2011, 07:07:54 PM »
We watched the race starting from the beach at Lee-on-solent.  Not the closest vantage point but we could make out a lot of the larger sails.