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About the Round the Island Race event:

Yet again, the Round the Island race will be one of the most eagerly anticipated racing events of the UK racing season. The RTI race will be held on Saturday June 15th 2024 and our full race package includes a training day on Friday June 14th; making this a 2-day event. With the race organisers expecting this to be another bumper year of entries we are certainly looking forward to welcoming crews and to introduce the sport of yacht racing to many more people. With the largest participation numbers for a UK sporting event this is a great introduction to the world of yacht racing here int he UK where you can share the race track with professionals and some of the most advanced racing yachts currently out there. Some of the fastest ocean racers compete alongside super maxis and ocean racing catamarans, racing yachts and fast sailing cruisers all battling for the Gold Roman Bowl in the annual Round the Island Race. Records are always looking to be broken and it's often the smallest the yacht out on the course that takes the honours.

The town of Cowes, yachting capital of England, pulls out all the stops for the Round the Island Race with some fantastic sailing and social events, ensuring a great atmosphere from the pre-race party to the post race celebrations for race crews as well as families following ashore. The Island Sailing Club, which hosts this famous race, offers hospitality to all race entrants.


Race Dates:

Race Training Day
Friday 14th June 2024


Round the Island Race Day
Saturday 15th June 2024

Event Price

Book this amazing event with us for only

Whole Boat Charters also available.


price per person


The Round the Island Race 2024 starts and finishes in Cowes on the Isle of Wight in England. Travel to the Isle of Wight is easy on a twenty minute ferry from Southampton which is easily accessible from most areas of the country by road and rail. There is also an international airport at Southampton.

Details of our Round the Island Race package

Like most yacht racing events that we participate in, we include yacht race training to bring the crew together and to get the most out of the day.

Race Skipper & Mate

Race Entry

Food whilst training and racing (lunch and snacks)

Please be aware that we have a limited number of berths onboard to provide accommodation.

Why we love the Round the Island Race

The Race is unique in its sheer scale; on race day there are literally hundreds of yachts out there ranging from the smallest laser to sleek maxi racers. It is a spectacle of impressive proportions and even in light winds can never be boring because there is so much expensive floating tupperware to gawp at! For tactical yacht racing and non stop action for the whole duration of the race, this regatta cannot be beaten. Prior sailing experience is not necessary because our experienced and patient professional skipper will coach you and ensure that everyone is confident enough to make a valuable contribution to the crew.

How to book

Email: [email protected] for more info
Phone: +44 7841 590 714

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Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight
Date: June 14, 2024
Duration: 2 Days