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The pre Volvo Ocean Race Leg Zero started with the Round the Isle of Wight sprint for the 65's - perfect wind for smashing the monohull record and getting crews set for the Fastnet.
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Close quarters on the start line for the Rolex Fastnet 2017 but also this doubles up as Stage 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race Leg Zero. Just big dinghies jousting for position..well 'Witty' thinks he's still on an 18 Footer! © Volvo Ocean Race S.L.U.
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2700 sailors, 368 boats from 29 nations start the 605 mile offshore classic. Starting from Cowes, around the Fastnet Rock and back to Plymouth - one for the bucket list! Aerial Filming courtesy Volvo Ocean Race S.L.U.