FAST40+

FAST40+

3 Seasons

The FAST40+ is a new and exciting class based in the Solent. They have competed for the iconic yacht racing trophy, One Ton Cup, since 2016.

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FAST40+
  • 2018 Festival of Sails - Final Day

    Episode 1

    Stunning conditions for the final day of the 175th Festival of Sails hosted by Royal Geelong Yacht Club. Focus on the Classic Yachts, Cruising and Sport Boats divisions with the wind finally getting up after a few competitors got stuck in the channel.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • 2018 Festival of Sails - Div 1 & 2

    Episode 2

    Division 1 & 2 - The wind fully came through and it turned into another glamour day on the waters off Royal Geelong Yacht Club - the final day of the 175th Festival of Sails.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • HYS Fast40+ National Championship 2018 - Promo

    Episode 3

    Coming soon - the HYS Fast40+ National Championship 2018 hosted by the Royal Thames Yacht Club racing on the Solent.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • HYS FAST40 National Championship - Day One

    Episode 4

    First day of the HYS FAST40 Nationals began in idyllic conditions on the Solent hosted by the Royal Thames Yacht Club. Only two races were completed due to light wind vs strong tidal conditions but all of the fleet had a mixed day on the water.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • HYS FAST40 National Championship - Day Two

    Episode 5

    Halfway point of the HYS FAST40 Nationals hosted by the Royal Thames Yacht Club with the fleet racing on the Solent. Light winds made it difficult for the Race Committee and sailors alike but eventually three races were completed with RÁN collecting two bullets and extending their lead.

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  • HYS FAST40 National Championship - Final Day

    Episode 6

    Fun and games with plenty of Magnums on the last day of the HYS FAST40 Nationals hosted by the Royal Thames Yacht Club. The fleet went out with expectations of at least one race but ended up enjoying the sunshine and ice cream service from VRsport.tv Media Crew. Congratulations to RÁN for picking...

  • Round The Island Race 2018

    Episode 7

    For many sailors the Round The Island Race is on their 'bucket list' - a quick trip around the Isle of Wight with 1200 other boats! An event for the everyday sailor and also for some well known faces of the sport - can you spot any?

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • One Ton Cup - The History

    Episode 8

    One of the most prestigious trophies in the sport of sailing - the One Ton Cup winners roster is like a Skippers Hall of Fame. The 10 kilo solid silver prize has been allocated to the FAST40+ class competing on the Solent since 2016.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • One Ton Cup 2018 - Day One

    Episode 9

    Two races were held on the first day of Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup. After a delay waiting for wind, a sea breeze kicked in for two windward leeward races held in a solid 10-15 knot south westerly. Niklas Zennstrom's Rán opened their challenge for the One Ton Cup with two bullets, winning both rac...

  • One Ton Cup 2018 - Day Two

    Episode 10

    The breeze was on for the second day of the Wight Shipyard One Ton Cup with over 20 knots pumping from the west. Three windward leeward races created some epic FAST40+ action in the Solent combat zone.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • One Ton Cup 2018 - Day Three

    Episode 11

    Rán bought a gun to the One Ton Cup knife fight and the rest of the FAST 40+ fleet are wishing they had too. 'Round The Cans' Saturday and Race Six was led by Niklas Zennstrom until hitting a hole allowing Jubilee to take line honours. Elvis and Ino XXX took the fleet by surprise in Race Seven, h...

  • One Ton Cup 2018 - Final Day

    Episode 12

    Rán wins the One Ton Cup 2018 - dominating form by the Swedish owner/skipper, Niklas Zennstrom, and his crew. Six bullets out of nine races in variable conditions over the four day Fast 40+ Class regatta hosted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media