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July 3, 2021
July 5, 2021

Round the Island Race 2021


Total days:3Racing days: 3

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Round the Island Race 2021
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Start:Cowes, UK

Finish:Cowes, UK

Round the Island Race 2021

The annual Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, an island situated off the south coast of England. The race regularly attracts over 1,400 boats and around 15,000 sailors, making it one of the largests 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.

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.

The race is a great opportunity to watch world-renowned sailors racing against families and first time racers. 

Nearly 200 prizes are awarded for the event, with boats of every shape and size competing to win individual class and overall trophies.

Events schedule

  • Jul 3, 2021

    50 nautical mile course round the Isle of Wight.



Isle of Wight.


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