Mostly Weather: The Fastnet Yacht Race


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Met Office scientists take a lively look at the fascinating history and science of weather and climate research. In this edition, the team hear the testimony of two survivors of the 1979 Fastnet Yacht Race disaster. Hit by one of the most deadly storms in UK history, the prestigious event quickly became a race for survival. The Met Office is the United Kingdom's national weather service.

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