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Chatham skipper Sam Matson wins Figaro class in Rolex Fastnet classic

Chatham skipper Sam Matson wins Figaro class in Rolex Fastnet classic

20th Aug 2015

British skipper Sam Matson recorded his first win of the year in the 603nm Rolex Fastnet Race.

Fastnet Figaros on the approach to Britain’s Ocean City

Fastnet Figaros on the approach to Britain’s Ocean City

20th Aug 2015

Incoming! Finally, on day five of the Rolex Fastnet Race, the fleet of five Figaros are approaching the Plymouth finish line.

Artemis Offshore Academy sailors line up for Rolex Fastnet classic

Artemis Offshore Academy sailors line up for Rolex Fastnet classic

12th Aug 2015

This year marks 90th anniversary of the UK’s most iconic offshore event, the Rolex Fastnet Race.

Jack Bouttell and Gildas Mahé team up to race ‘Concise 8’ in the 2015 Transat Jacques Vabre

Jack Bouttell and Gildas Mahé team up to race ‘Concise 8’ in the 2015 Transat Jacques Vabre

11th Aug 2015

Top Figaro competitor Jack Bouttell prepares to race his first Transat Jacques Vabre.

Years of work by the Artemis Offshore Academy begin to pay-off

Years of work by the Artemis Offshore Academy begin to pay-off

29th Jun 2015

By Ed Gorman, former Time Correspondent.

C’est fini - the 2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire concludes in Dieppe

C’est fini - the 2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire concludes in Dieppe

26th Jun 2015

4 British boats in top 15  in 2015

Alan Roberts (Magma Strucures) 9th overall, best British performance since 1975

Jack Bouttell (GAC Concise) 10th overall

Sam Matson (Chatham) 13th overall

Robin Elsey (Artemis 43) 15th overall and TOP ROOKIE

The 2015 Solitaire du Figaro draws to a close…

The 2015 Solitaire du Figaro draws to a close…

25th Jun 2015

The 2015 Solitaire du Figaro has come to an end as the final boats make their way to the finish line.

The best year yet! Ninth overall for Alan Roberts and first Rookie for Robin Elsey

25th Jun 2015

This morning at 0222am, 24-year-old Magma Structures skipper Alan Roberts became the top British Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard finisher in 40 years.

Thank you Torbay, we’re off to Dieppe!

Thank you Torbay, we’re off to Dieppe!

21st Jun 2015

Leg 4 of the Solitaire du Figaro is underway!

Today’s the day - the beginning of the end!

Today’s the day - the beginning of the end!

21st Jun 2015

The final leg of La Solitaire du Figaro begins today at 1600 BST from Torbay.