The race starts from one of world’s most famous yachting locations: the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes on the Isle of Wight this Sunday.
Fastnet TV will cover the entire start sequence live. It will be streamed online from wwww.rolexfastnetrace.com and www.879fm.uk and on RORC Facebook live right through to the fleet leaving the Solent.
The start sequence begins at 1100 (BST) for the 48th edition. The multihulls go off first, followed by the IMOCA 60s and Class 40s.
1110 IMOCA 60 and Class40
1120 IRC 4
1140 IRC 3
1200 IRC 2
1220 IRC 1
1240 IRC Zero & VO65
The link to all tracking options is: