Round The Island Race Featuring The Needles – 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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