Round the Island Race

Round the Island Yacht Race (around the Isle of Wight) is one of the most iconic events in the world, and truly one of sailings greatest spectacles! Every year over 15,000 sailors and around 1,400 yachts compete in the Island Sailing Club’s Round the Island Yacht Race.

Grab a race berth onboard our X-Yacht 37 ‘Pure Attitude’ or charter one of our yachts with a professional skipper and take part in one of the world’s biggest yachting competitions.

 

About Round the Island Race

The Round the Island Race is unique in its sheer scale; with thousands of yachts on the start line, ranging from small family cruising boats to sleek maxi racers.

When the canon fires on the Royal Yacht Squadron line off Cowes, the 55 mile course sends the fleet anticlockwise around the Isle of Wight, which takes anything from 3 – 10 hours – depending on the type of yacht. The infamous Solent tides and variable winds create incredibly exciting racing and a spectacle of epic proportions. It is just a great sailing experience.

Round the Island Race 2020 - Itinerary and Details - 29th and 30th May

Location :  Port Hamble Marina, Hamble, Southampton

Boat : X-Yacht 37. ‘Pure Attitude’ is fully race prepped with a wardrobe of North sails.

Price : £525 per person for non-members or contact us to charter a whole boat with professional skipper.

Minimum age : 16 years

Assumed knowledge: Prior sailing experience is not necessary because our experienced and patient professional skipper will ensure that everyone is trained in a role that makes a valuable contribution to the crew.

What’s included ?

Race berth onboard our X-Yacht 37, full race sail wardrobe, accommodation on the yacht on Friday night, professional skipper, race entry fees.

Friday 29th May is training day, running through key manouveres and working on boat speed. Saturday 30th May is Round the Island race day – expect an early start!.

Round the Island Race 2020

Why RACE with Pure Latitude BOAT CLUB?

We’ll be racing our X-yacht 37 ‘Pure Attitude’ for the Round the Island Race 2020. Book a race berth and enjoy the performance of our premium quality X-Yacht with a full wardrobe of North sails and an experienced professional racing skipper who has raced this event many times before.

Our base in Hamble, just across the water from Cowes, means we’re racing in our own back yard and in such a tactical race, local knowledge is key.

Pure Latitude doesn’t only compete in Round the Island race. We’re also on the start line at numerous other racing regattas in both the UK and the Med – available to both members and non-members (members enjoy discounted rates).

Skipper for yourself, or join as crew on our range of racing, training and adventure trips

WHY JOIN Pure Latitude BOAT CLUB ?

Pure Latitude is an established and popular boat share club based in Hamble, on the Solent. Club membership is tailored to fit your lifestyle and provides regular access to our fleet of motorboats and sailing yachts across a range of stunning locations.

Whether you want to get straight out on the water as skipper, level up your skills with RYA training, or just have some fun on the water with our varied range of events, we’re the perfect way to enjoy all the excitement of owning a boat with none of the responsibility.

It’s not just access to a great fleet of boats – I have used my points to attend a number of events on the water. Competing in the Round the Island race with the close quarters racing, was really exciting and is an amazing perk of membership.

Rob B, member since 2014

Book a visit

Book a visit to view our X-Yacht 37 and the rest of our fleet in Port Hamble marina and discuss how we’d help support your journey as race crew. To arrange your visit please email ian@purelatitude.com, call the office on 02380 001234 or complete the form below.

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