Round the Island Race!
Saturday the 21st of June will be the 83rd edition of the J.P Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. This 50 nautical mile race will begin in Cowes, Isle of Wight at 6:30am. It is named the largest yacht race in the world with a staggering 1,580 yachts competing this year. With the race attracting over 16,000 sailors it is also the fourth largest participation sporting event in the UK!
Throwback to 1964 Round the Island Race – Meon Maid II
You will find sailors of all backgrounds from professional to families and even first time racers! You can even keep up with the sailors during the race by clicking here.
Not taking part but want to find out the best place to catch the action? Click here to find out more.
The weather is looking great (let’s hope we haven’t jinxed it) so to all those participating slap on the sun cream, remember to stay hydrated and most importantly enjoy it! Best of luck to everyone!
Round the Island Race 2013 – And how many yachts can you see
Future yachting races this year:
The Superyacht Cup, Palma – 18th-21st June 2014
Cowes Week, Isle of Wight – 2nd – 8th August 2014
Round Britain and Ireland Race – 10th – (12-14 days) August 2014
Les Voiles de St Tropez, St Tropez – 29th September – 4th October 2014
Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua – 25th April – 1st May 2015