Round The Island Race

The Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay

How best to describe the annual Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay in one word, one that neatly encapsulates the passion, competition, thrills and enjoyment shared by thousands of sailors each year? It’s always EXCITING! The Race Management team led by Rear Commodore Sailing Dave Atkinson at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes on the Isle of ...

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The Round the Island Race count down commences

The Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay, takes place on 1 July. As organisers at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes count down the days, the Rear Commodore Sailing and head of Race Management Dave Atkinson, is hoping for a late surge in entry numbers to record a final number on par with last year at around the ...

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Live Weather Briefing with British Sailing Team Meteorologist for 2017 Round the Island Race Competitors

Raymarine has teamed up with one of Britain’s top sailing meteorologists, Simon Rowell, to give the all-important Weather Briefing to competitors taking part in the 2017 Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay. The Weather Briefing will take place on the eve of the race on 30 June, 18:00 at the Island Sailing Club, Cowes and competitors are ...

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Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay

The Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay, hosted by the Island Sailing Club, was first sailed in 1931, and sailors still compete for the legendary Gold Roman Bowl today. The Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay really is a ‘Race For All’ with professional sailors racing alongside newcomers to the sport. Not only are ...

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The Round the Island Race: It’s what memories are made of…

The Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay delivers everything you expect from a top quality sporting event; exceptional race management, competition, challenge, tactics, fun, excitement, beautiful scenery, the ability for family and friends to track your progress. As a competitor you are part of an iconic and unique sailing experience that doesn’t discriminate and embraces sailors of ...

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Round the Island Race welcomes Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay has been announced as the Presenting Sponsor of the Round the Island Race™ which is now known as ‘The Round the Island Race™ in association with Cloudy Bay’. Robin Aisher, Admiral of the Island Sailing Club, said: “We are all delighted with this new partnership and are looking forward to delivering the Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay on ...

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The Round the Island Race is set fair for a bright 2017

The iconic one-day yacht racing extravangaza, the Round the Island Race™, organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, has announced that Early Bird entries for the 2017 race, being held on 1 July, will open on 27 January. In tandem, the Notice of Race will be published online on the 2017 race website. Early Bird entries will close at ...

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Seamanship Award presented at Southampton Boat Show

Sacrificing his own race to go to the aid of another stricken competitor in the 2016 Round the Island Race has resulted in Jeff Warboys, skipper of the Sigma 33  Workout, being awarded the 2016 Round the Island Race Seamanship Award, sponsored by Haven Knox-Johnston. Another competing boat, Alchemist, a Dubois half tonner, hit a submerged wreck off the Needles ...

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Young Vlogger of the Year Award announced by Island Sailing Club

Congratulations to the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race ‘Young Vlogger of the Year’ who has been announced as 16-year-old Andrew Shrimpton, from Portchester, Hampshire. Andrew will receive some fabulous prizes courtesy of Race Partners Raymarine, MS Amlin/Haven Knox-Johnston and Volvo Sailing. Well done also to the runner-up, 15-year-old Alexander Hettrich from Tonbridge, Kent. Watch Andrew’s winning Vlog ...

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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island

This year’s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island will go down in history as a windy and action packed edition of the event. It was a race of highs and lows with Sir Ben Ainslie’s multihull record smashed by Phaedo 3 and a yacht dramatically sinking. The 50nm Round the Island Race, which had over 1,500 entries, took place in ...

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