Round The Island Race Featuring The Needles in Black & White – West Wight

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hundreds of boats sail around the Isle of Wight during round the island yacht race

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Round The Island Race Featuring The Needles in Black & White – A sea of yachts fill the scene just off of the Isle of Wight, during the prestigious Round The Island Yacht Race.

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 1,200 boats and around 10,000 sailors, making it one of the largest 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 and worldwide 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.

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  1. JH
    the Milky Way core rises over a long road towards a bright light

    Joshua H. (verified owner)

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  2. M
    heather at headon warren featuring the needles in the distance

    Mark (verified owner)

    Absolutely beautiful – am delighted with my purchase.

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    Phil H. (verified owner)

    Fantastic photo and our friends on the I-o-W love it and were really pleased with the service when they picked it up. They also love your gallery. Thank you from Australia

  4. RS
    st helen’s fort walk on the isle of wight

    Richard S. (verified owner)

    Christmas present for my sister, she will love it.

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