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Round the Island Race, Isle of Wight 1 July 2023

Updated: Apr 12, 2023



The Round the Island Race is a renowned sailing event that takes place on the Isle of Wight, attracting sailors and spectators from all over the world. Organized by the Island Sailing Club, this iconic race involves circumnavigating the entire Isle of Wight, covering a distance of 50 nautical miles.


The race, which has been a staple of the Isle of Wight's maritime calendar for over 80 years, offers a thrilling and challenging experience for participants of all levels of sailing expertise. With a rich history and a tradition of camaraderie, the Round the Island Race is an event that brings together sailors of all backgrounds, ages, and nationalities, making it a truly unique and inclusive event.

Aside from the excitement of the race itself, the Round the Island Race offers a festive atmosphere on the Isle of Wight, with plenty of activities and entertainment for spectators and participants alike. From the lively atmosphere at the start and finish lines to the celebrations at various points around the island, the race day is a vibrant and unforgettable experience.


Whether you are a seasoned sailor, a sailing enthusiast, or simply looking for an exciting event to witness on the Isle of Wight, the Round the Island Race is a must-see event.


To learn more about this thrilling race and to stay updated on the latest news and updates, visit the official website at http://www.roundtheisland.org.uk/web/code/php/main_c.php?section=home.

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