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Fastnet 2019 - World's biggest offshore yacht race begins

Aug 04, 2019, 03.25 PM (IST)
The 48th edition of the Fastnet Race got underway in overcast light wind conditions Saturday (August 3) in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight.The record size fleet, 388 vessels, makes the Fastnet the worlds' biggest offshore yacht race - with entries from more than 26 countries drawn to what many sailors regard as one of the toughest challenges in the sport.