Round the Island Race 2024 : Navigate the Iconic Coastal Circuit!
Welcome to the heart-pounding, wave-crashing, and wind-whipping adventure that is the Round the Isle of Wight Race – a sailing spectacle that promises thrills, challenges, and memories that will last a lifetime!
The Round the Isle of Wight Sailing Race is not just a race; it's a maritime odyssey that takes sailors on a breathtaking journey around one of the most iconic and beautiful islands in the world. Brace yourself for a test of skill, strategy, and sheer determination as you navigate the diverse waters surrounding the Isle of Wight. The worlds largest and most spectacular yacht race in the world with amateurs and professionals racing side by side. The race course, approximately 50nm, circumnavigates the Isle of Wight with the start and finish at Cowes. The race regularly attracts over 1,400 yachts and around 15,000 sailors. This years race is on Saturday the 15th of June 2024.
Scenic Splendor: Prepare to be captivated by the stunning beauty of the Isle of Wight coastline. From towering cliffs to sandy beaches, each stretch of the racecourse offers a visual feast that will leave you in awe.
Technical Challenges: The Round the Isle of Wight Race is renowned for its varied and challenging racecourses. Sail through open waters, navigate tricky currents, and strategically plan your route to outsmart competitors and the elements.
Iconic Landmarks: Sail past iconic landmarks such as the Needles, St. Catherine's Point, and Osborne House. The race provides a unique perspective of these historic sites, adding a cultural dimension to your sailing adventure.
Competitive Spirit: Engage in friendly competition with sailors from around the globe. Whether you're a seasoned racer or a newcomer to the sport, the race offers divisions and classes for all skill levels, ensuring an exciting and fair competition.
Festival Atmosphere: Beyond the race, experience the lively festival atmosphere at the start and finish lines. Celebrate your accomplishments and share stories with fellow sailors, friends, and family amid the buzzing energy of the sailing community.
Community Connection: The Round the Isle of Wight Race fosters a sense of community among sailors. Connect with like-minded individuals, share your passion for the sea, and build friendships that extend beyond the racecourse.
Inclusive Experience: Whether you're a solo sailor, part of a crew, or a spectator cheering from the shore, the Round the Isle of Wight Race welcomes all who appreciate the thrill of the sea and the spirit of adventure.
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Secure your spot in this nautical spectacle, and get ready to chart your course around the Isle of Wight. The race awaits – are you ready to accept the challenge?
Join the Round the Island Race!
Ready to hoist your sails and embark on an unparalleled sailing journey? Don't miss the chance to be part of the Round the Isle of Wight Race – where tradition, competition, and natural beauty converge in a sailing experience like no other.
We have entered our Jeanneau SunFast 3600 'Solis Ortus' into the 2024 Round the Isle of Wight race. We have put together two packages for you to choose from for this adventure:
Package 1 - Jersey and Isle of Wight Sailing Adventure: Conquer the Seas in Style!
Embark on an extraordinary 6-day sailing package that combines the breathtaking beauty of the journey from Jersey to the Isle of Wight with the thrill of participating in the iconic Round the Isle of Wight Yacht Race. Get ready for an unforgettable maritime experience filled with adventure, camaraderie, and the sheer joy of sailing.
Charter Period - 1800 Wednesday 12th June until Monday 17th June
Reserve your spot for a 6-day package that seamlessly blends the thrill of sailing with the enchantment of two beautiful islands. Limited availability, so secure your place for an adventure that promises to be the highlight of your maritime journey.
Package 2 - Round the Isle of Wight Yacht Race Weekend: Seize the Sailing Adventure!
Experience the thrill of the Round the Isle of Wight Yacht Race with our Friday to Saturday package. Immerse yourself in the world of sailing, picturesque landscapes, and friendly competition for an unforgettable weekend at sea.
Charter Period - 1000 Friday 14th June till Saturday Evening
Secure your spot for a weekend that combines the thrill of competitive sailing with the beauty of the Isle of Wight. Whether you're an experienced sailor or a newcomer to the sport, our Friday to Saturday package ensures an unforgettable maritime adventure.
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Embark on a sailing journey like no other and make memories that will last a lifetime. The Round the Isle of Wight Yacht Race awaits – are you ready to set sail?
What experience is needed:
Prior to joining the round the island race we prefer that you have some previous racing experience, at least one yacht race and preferably aboard Solis Ortus. We have entered Solis Ortus into all of the yacht races in the local Jersey racing calendar so there is plenty of opportunity to gain experience prior to the event.
What to bring:
We recommend that you bring the following list of items with you, please remember not to bring too much stuff with you as there is limited stowage space aboard and too much weight will slow us down!
A link to the official round the island web page can be found here. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.
How to Get to Jersey:
Getting to Jersey is very easy and is less than 1hr away from UK airports. Please click here for more information on travelling to Jersey.
How to Get to Southampton:
Getting to Southampton is very easy and is less than 1hr away from UK airports, the rail network to Southampton is good.
Sail from Jersey to the UK, or join us in the UK, race around the Isle of Wight, fly back to Jersey or sail back with us.
6 days with 5 nights aboard.
Preferably some sail racing experience, but this is not essential. Training will be provided on the Friday.
Competent Crew level as a minimum.
16 years old (with accompanying adult)
Number of People Aboard
Skipper and 1st Mate plus 8 crew. We have 5 berths aboard.
Jersey to IoW Package - £795
Weekend Package - £695
Points option for Go-Sail.je Members
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