The biennial Rolex Fastnet Race is underway! See all the pictures from the offshore race

The Rolex Fastnet Race, is underway! The biennial offshore race organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club takes place over a course of 608 nautical miles. It starts in Cowes and follows the southern coastline of England westward before rounding Land’s End. The boats then cross the Celtic Sea, round off the Fastnet Rock off the southwest coast of Ireland, then the Isles of Scilly before finishing in Plymouth. See the pictures from the race and read all the latest news here.