Round The Island Race

Perfect Round the Island Race

The 2015 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race proved to be yet another classic race with almost 16,000 sailors enjoying glorious sunshine and good breezes. There were 1,584 entrants and it was the classic yacht Whooper that took home the biggest prize of the day, the Gold Roman Bowl. On 27 June, the day before celebrating her 18th ...

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Round The Island Race 2015 Checklist

Count down  to the start of the race is underway, Raymarine want to help you to have your best race of the season with these reminders. Sailing instructions and safety booklet should have been received from the ISC, make sure you have read them and have all  the information  and equipment you need. Sign up to the Raymarine weather briefing ...

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Ready to race

As the Commodore of the Island Sailing Club, the organisers of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, and a boat owner who regularly competes in the Race, Mark Wynter has taken part every year (bar one) since 1977 when he raced his first boat Carte Blanche amongst a then unprecedented 569 starters!  Since then he has raced ...

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Three generations set sights on ‘Gold Roman Bowl’

Back on the start line at the Round the Island Race this year will be Jeremy Rogers and three generations of the Rogers family aboard Jeremy’s recently restored 1966 Contessa 26 Grayling. Jeremy (77), one time Admiral’s Cup winner and Yachtsman of the Year is as legendary as his boats and will be steering Grayling round a course he knows ...

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Raymarine’s Live Weather Briefing for RTI Race

Raymarine invites competitors taking part in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race to the Island Sailing Club, Cowes, at 1800 on 26 June to hear the latest weather and tidal information prior to the race. The Raymarine Weather Briefing will also be streamed live over the internet. Competitors and other interested parties will be able to view ...

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Rio hopefuls will compete in the RTI Race

Team Volvo sailors Giles Scott and Hannah Mills of the British Sailing Team will be taking to the water on board the IMOCA 60 JP Morgan Asset Management Rosalba in this year’s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race on 27 June. Both are taking time out of their Rio 2016 Olympic training schedule to join this year’s race. ...

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J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

Quite probably stealing much of the limelight from the GC32 class of six competing in this year’s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race on 27 June – at least in speed terms – is the MOD 70 Concise 10 (FRA70), a 70ft trimaran at the cutting edge of one-design racing. Team Concise will be made up 50/50 with ...

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Natasha Lambert official starter for the Round the Island Race

On the 27th June, the day before celebrating her 18th birthday, the inspirational Sip-Puff sailing supremo Natasha Lambert, an Honorary Member of the Island Sailing Club, will perform the coveted first firing of the gun that signals the start of this year’s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. Sailing is her future Natasha lives on the Isle of ...

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Get a head start

Are you taking part in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race this year? Get a head start by signing up to receive the Raymarine Weather Brief emails. They will send you a daily email during the week before the event including advance info on the anticipated race conditions, a detailed breakdown of the weather, tide and sea ...

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