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2nd July 2021 to 4th July 2021

Round the Island Race 2021

If you only ever do one race a year, it has to be this one! Join the Team Kraken for the highlight of the UK season.

Join the crew of a high-performance 45ft race yacht for one of the most well known British races, with great views, sailing and parties!

If you only ever do one race a year, it has to be this one! Setting out from Cowes, you’ll race about 60nm around the Isle of Wight – keeping all land on your port side. With around 1,600 other yachts and 18,000 sailors on the water, it’s the UK’s 4th biggest sports participation events.

Want to know how to win the Round the Island Race? Download our tactical guide to the race.
Suited to
Couples, Individuals, Groups
Difficulty
Novice sailors welcome.
Nights onboard
2
Vessel type
Corby 45
Vessel length
45ft
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
Pipe cot racing berths
Insurance Required
Yes

Want to race just with your friends and family? We have several options of yachts for skippered whole boat charter this event. From an out and out IRC 1 division winning race boats to more comfortable cruisers. Contact us for latest availability and suitability.

Start: Cowes Yacht Haven, Isle of Wight  9am, 02 July 2021

Training: 02 July 2021

Race: 03 July 2021

Cruising: 04 July 2021

Finish: Southampton, UK 04 July 2020

Friday 2nd July is your training day – essential before embarking on this race. You’ll spend most of the say out on the Solent, bonding as a crew and practice key manoeuvres before heading back to shore for an overnight stay.

Early Saturday morning, grab breakfast and head off for some of the season’s most spectacular racing around the island. Finishing somewhere between 5 and 7 hours later, we’ll head back to our berth to celebrate with a crew dinner and then to party the night away in the race village

Sunday, after a leisurely breakfast, we’ll sail back across the Solent to Southampton (it saves you having to take a packed ferry back to the mainland!) to arrive mid-afternoon.

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£780 per person

Deposit £300. Balance due 12wks before departure.

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  • A place on the race crew
  • Professional skipper and mate
  • Food, fuel, race entry and mooring fees
  • Wet weather gear
  • Travel to or from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Open to beginners

Cowes, IOW

Southampton, UK

Want to race just with your friends and family? We have several options of yachts for skippered whole boat charter this event. From an out and out IRC 1 division winning race boats to more comfortable cruisers. Contact us for latest availability and suitability.

Start: Cowes Yacht Haven, Isle of Wight  9am, 02 July 2021

Training: 02 July 2021

Race: 03 July 2021

Cruising: 04 July 2021

Finish: Southampton, UK 04 July 2020

Friday 2nd July is your training day – essential before embarking on this race. You’ll spend most of the say out on the Solent, bonding as a crew and practice key manoeuvres before heading back to shore for an overnight stay.

Early Saturday morning, grab breakfast and head off for some of the season’s most spectacular racing around the island. Finishing somewhere between 5 and 7 hours later, we’ll head back to our berth to celebrate with a crew dinner and then to party the night away in the race village

Sunday, after a leisurely breakfast, we’ll sail back across the Solent to Southampton (it saves you having to take a packed ferry back to the mainland!) to arrive mid-afternoon.