Quote Originally Posted by doug748 View Post
The one ray of sunshine, perhaps the RWYC could retain an amateur event, personally I prefer the corinthian atmosphere anyway. "
This is the case - it's the professional version of the race that will start from Brest, the traditional OSTAR with a corinthian spirit has continued to be run by the RWYC every four years. The next race is in 2020: https://rwyc.org/ostar/ and is combined with the TWOSTAR.