Updated on 15 February 2021
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7-15 August 2021
This famous British yacht race, starting in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, will feature almost 400 boats across all classes (Ultim, IMOCA, Class40, IRC, etc.) and the usual mix of professional and amateur sailors. Organised by the iconic Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), the race has been going since 1925, and in 2021 and 2023, the finish line will be in Cherbourg.
This year’s race
- 7-15 August 2021: The race village will be open on the Plage Verte and Quai Alexandre III in Cherbourg
- 8 August 2021: The race sets off from Cowes on the Isle of Wight
- 9-10 August 2021: Estimated first arrivals
Cherbourg will also host the final of the Rolex Fastnet Race in 2023!
Showcase your business
As part of the arrival of the Rolex Fastnet Race in Cherbourg, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your company through a series of marketing initiatives and be part of this world-famous sailing event.
The Cotentin Tourist Office offers individual support and tailor-made services to meet your business needs, including meeting and conference room hire and PR events management. Numerous venues both by the seaside and in the countryside are also available to hire.
Cotentin Tourisme (Cherbourg office)
14 quai Alexandre III, 50100 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin
Christelle Potin and Sarah Villechevrolle
+33 (0)2 33 78 19 26 / +33 (0)6 45 11 07 49 (mobile)