Fastnet Rock

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Fastnet Rock

(făst`nĭt), islet, Co. Cork, S Republic of Ireland. Its 160-ft (49-m) lighthouse is near the most southerly point of Ireland. It is the marker for the furthest leg of the Fastnet Cup, a yacht race in the Admirals Cup.
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But on this day they sighted the Irish coast and Fastnet Light.
"About as elastic as a head sea off the Fastnet, ain't it?"
A FORMER lighthouse keeper was yesterday honoured at an event marking the 40th anniversary of the Fastnet race disaster.
A FORMER lighthouse keeper has been honoured at a commemorative event marking the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Fastnet race disaster.
TREVOR Middleton from Rowington, Warwickshire, will be competing with a group of friends on his 36-foot Sun Fast 3600 yacht called Black Sheep in the Rolex Fastnet Race, one of the world's most challenging and tactical offshore races, from Cowes, Isle of Wight.
A Group 1 winner at Flemington in November when trained by Aaron Purcell, the son of Fastnet Rock joined Aidan O'Brien early this year with Royal Ascot the target.
London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed all tranches of Fastnet Securities 3 Ltd.
Lindsay May joined Kialoa II for her racing comeback in this year's Rolex Fastnet Race--48 years after she last lined up in the bluewater classic.
by Times News Service Oman Sail's Class 40 team at the start of the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race.
Muscat, Aug 7 (ONA) A day into the renowned Rolex Fastnet
Father-of-two Richard Parsons will take part in the gruelling, 608-nautical mile Rolex Fastnet Race this August.