Round The Island Race 2018

Round the Island Yacht Race 2018 – Individual Berths and Charter Available.  3 Day Event.

3 Day Event: Friday 6th July – Sunday 8th July
Race Day: Saturday 7th July

395214_573708309319056_2147360074_nRound the Island Yacht Race (around the Isle of Wight) is just the most amazing event.  Grab an available berth or charter one of our yachts with Skipper and be part of one of the world’s biggest yachting competitions – it is truly one of sailings greatest spectacles! Around 1700 yachts and over 16,000 sailors compete in the Island Sailing Club’s Round the Island Yacht Race.
The yachts race anticlockwise around around the Isle of Wight, over 50 miles, starting at Cowes. It takes from 3 hours – 10 hours, depending upon the type of yacht and the wind. It is just a great weekend sailing experience.

No previous experience is necessarily required.
We have race prepared yachts and also cruiser yachts that are less complicated. Talk to us so that we can match you, your experience and attitude with the right boat! We have an experienced Skipper and First Mate on board each boat to help guide you through what is required on your Round the Island Race experience .

We offer packages aboard the yachts as below with either a ‘per person’ price or a ‘charter price for complete yacht’ including a Skipper.


Bavaria 44 – Cruiser with Spinnaker – £599  – Sorry Full
3 – Day ‘Book a Berth’ Option

(Friday Practice / Saturday Race / Sunday Chill-Out Sail)
Mooring fees, food on board, accommodation on board, wet gear provided.
The 3-day ‘book a berth’ option allows for a useful practice day meeting on Friday morning 0930. Boats will berth in Cowes Yachthaven walk-ashore mooring right in the ‘Race Village’ hub  for Saturday night to allow access to enjoy the shore-side ambiance and festivities. Yachts depart and return to Hamble unless stated otherwise. There are specification sheets which detail the exact package applicable to each yacht.

Your Round the Island Yacht Race Event includes:

  • Yacht Use / Spinnaker
  • Professional Skipper & First Mate
  • From Hamble / Free Parking
  • Accommodation Aboard
  • Mooring Fees
  • Fuel
  • Safety Equipment
  • Race Entry Fees
  • Wet Weather Gear

36.7 Cowes week Beneteau First 36.7 – Cruiser / Racer with Spinnaker / Assymetric (Max 8 Crew) – (Booked)

All available berths aboard for crew use – 2 x saloon singles / 3 x doubles (Skipper & Mate sleep ashore)

Jeanneau 37 – Cruiser with Spinnaker (Booked)
Jeanneau 37  Individual Berths Available – Cruiser with Spinnaker (Booked)
Elan 434 – Booked
Beneteau Oceanis 41 – Booked
Bavaria 47 – Cruiser – Booked

Please contact us to determine availability – this event always sells out but it is worth contacting us even late minute as last year we were able to put on an additional yacht at late notice!

Ages 14-80 Years Crew on Board in 2015 – Read what the Keys family made of it!

Missed Out? Try our Cowes Week Regatta Options

(Last Updated 8/6/18)