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Askew’s Wizard Wins Fastnet Race
Adding to their already impressive list of podium finishes around the globe, David Askew and brother Peter can now add Overall Winner of the 2019 Fastnet Race. The boat and crew posted an amazing performance in a year when many speed records were broken in this event.

Askew’s Wizard Wins Fastnet Race

Linda Ambrose, Regatta Manager

Adding to their already impressive list of podium finishes around the globe, David Askew and brother Peter can now add Overall Winner of the 2019 Fastnet Race. After an amazing Transatlantic Race win to get the boat across the pond, the boat and crew posted an amazing performance in a year when many speed records were broken in this event.

Passing Fastnet Rock is on the bucket list for many sailors and it’s a feather in the proverbial cap of the duo, who have competed on the World stage on various large monohulls over the past few years, including Chicago-Mackinac, Bermuda Race, and Sydney-Hobart. Read more about the record setting race and Wizard’s performance.

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