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The RWYC ‘Original Lonely Rock’ race is accepting race entries and offering early discounts.

25 January 2022


The Royal Western Yacht Club of England has opened entries for its ‘Original Lonely Rock Race’ (OLR2022) in association with the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, starting at 1400hrs on Sunday 17 July 2022.

The OLR2022 course starts in the area of Ryde Bank, within the gaze of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, the fleet then exits the Western Solent, on to the Fastnet Rock which they will round to port.

Then, passing the Isles of Scilly to port, the fleet will once again enjoy an historical finish experience at the Plymouth Breakwater Light house.

Sound familiar? Why not join in celebrating this historic, iconic course and keep the FASTNET legacy alive. The OLR2022 will also count towards the Southwest Offshore Group Series season.

Discounted early entry fees are available up to 4 May.


The race village will be within MDL’s QAB Marina, which is on the city side of Plymouth Sound and with easy access to hotels, restaurants and the legendary nightlife. Returning to this location will mean a short walk to the very best the City of Plymouth has to offer along with added visibility for sponsors and spectators alike.

The Notice of Race is published here.

Entry form here.

The return to a great atmosphere for all coupled with easy logistics for the teams. For information email lrr@rwyc.org



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