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Friday, 29th May 2020
East Cowes Marina
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 1,400 boats and around 15,000 sailors, making it one of the largests 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, other parts of Europe and as far away as the USA 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.
We will be sailing on a fun Baveria 37
There are no pre-requisites for this day sail, and no previous sailing experience is required.
Friday, May 29th 2020
Bookings close: May 30th 2020
The A3(M) or M27/A27 connect Portsmouth Harbour with the rest of Britain's motorway network. There is a 1,532 space car park at Gunwharf Quays. Alternatively, you can use the City's Park and Ride service which runs daily.
Come into Portsmouth on the M275 and follow the brown signs to the Historic Waterfront, and then Gunwharf Quays. This will lead you directly to our 1,532 space underground car park.
If you are using a Sat Nav to come to Gunwharf Quays, please use postcode PO1 3TZ.
Or, use Park and Ride for a stress free journey in to the city. To find out more about the Park and Ride service click here.
Please note there is a 2.2m height restriction for entry in to the car park.
Portsmouth Harbour railway station is positioned right next door to Gunwharf Quays, and travelling to the centre couldn't be easier with South Western Railway, Southern Trains and Great Western Railway, with regular trains running all day to and from the station. Further details can be found on the South Western Railway website, the Southern Rail website, the Great Western Railway website or via Trainline.