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Team Tigress

Fastnet 2025



Dates: 6th-16th August 2025 (Finish date may vary)

Duration: 15 days including race, training and qualifying races

Type: Offshore

Location: Cowes, UK-Cherbourg, France

Price: £4995 (Full Program)

The Rolex Fastnet Race is one of the most famous offshore races and is on every sailors bucket list. The now 700NM race takes competitors on a new route from Cowes around the famous Fastnet Rock then to Cherbourg in Northern France.

The Program

You will join us on the 6th of August for two days training and preparation for the race. We will start off the squadron line on the 8th, the race normally takes between 4-6 days however this can vary. Once in Cherbourg there will be plenty of social events to enjoy before having the option to deliver the boat back to Cowes or make your own way home.

Prior to the Fastnet start you will have completed two of the qualifying events as well as a training weekend. These are included in the price of the event and must be attended in order to compete in the race.

Experience Needed

In order to join our Fastnet campaign we will need to assess your ability via an interview prior to the start of the season.

Getting There

You will need to get the Redjet ferry from Southampton which will take you to the heart of Cowes.

Kit You Need

You will need our “UK Offshore” kit for this event.

We provide all safety equipment apart from an AIS beacon you will have to get one of these yourself.

What’s Included:

Fastnet Race

St Malo Race

Channel Race

Training Weekend (Either Solent or Med Dates TBC)

Team Jacket

Team Shirt


Food onboard

All social events

Entry fees

Professional skipper and Mate

Option to do Giraglia for £995 (Normally £1995)

Payment Schedule

£1000 up front

£1000 by January 1st 2025

Balance by March 30th 2025