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Round the Island Race Saturday 29 June 2019

The annual Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight. The race regularly attracts over 1,700 boats and around 16,000 sailors, making it one of the largest yacht races in the world and the fourth largest participation sporting event in the UK after the London Marathon and the Great North and South Runs.

Round The Island Race

 

Competitors come from all over the UK, other parts of Europe and as far away as the USA to follow the 50 nautical mile course round the Isle of Wight. Starting on the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes, the fleet races westabout, to The Needles, round St Catherine’s Point and Bembridge Ledge buoy, and back into the Solent to the finish line at Cowes.

www.roundtheisland.org.uk

Looking for accommodation?

One HolyRood B&B - Isle of Wight

is a small boutique hotel located in the centre of Newport.

We also have a 4 person self-catering apartment on Quay Street.

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