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Fastnet 2013

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Dee Caffari MBE are in Cowes, reviewing Cowes Week and looking ahead to the Fastnet race.

They talk to Eddie Warden-Owen from RORC about the appeal of the race, and hear from some of the competitors taking part.

Also, Cowes Week chief executive officer Stuart Quarrie looks back on the world famous regatta, and harbour master Captain Stuart McIntosh offers some timely advice for those planning to watch the firework display from their boats.

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Sat 10 Aug 2013 05:00