Round the Island Race 2019
Saturday 29th June 2019
Round the Island Race on the Solent is the biggest yacht race in the UK and in the top three worldwide! Entry levels are always incredibly high - it's the race that everyone wants to enter! Seriously Cool Events provide a comprehensive corporate yacht charter service on a fabulous selection of yachts available for corporate racing. Everything from racing round the island on a high performance cruising yacht - to serious racing yachts.
The Round the Island Race is the largest and most spectacular race of its kind in the world. Anticipating 1700 yacht entries and over 14,500 sailors the Round the island Race is the most popular single day race on the Solent Sailing Calendar. With no sailing experience required the Round the Island race is an exhilarating and challenging experience that is ideal for client entertaining and team building. First sailed in 1931 which then attracted just 22 entries the race still competes for the Gold Roman Bowl. Starting on the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes, the fleet races the 50 mile course westbound to the Needles, round St. Catherine's Point and Bembridge Ledge buoy back into the Solent finishing across the line at Cowes. The fleet is split into nine divisions starting at ten minute intervals with the first races starting at 0600hrs from the Royal Yacht Squadron. Join your yacht on the Friday for some sail training and team bonding before setting off on the Saturday mornings race around the island. Something special for your summer team building event or invite your clients for quality face to face business time, whilst being competitive.
- Exclusive use of fully race prepared yacht
- Friday race training and familiarisation
- Professional Skippers and Race Crew
- Race Catering, high energy snacks & drinks
- High Quality Breathable Wet Weather Gear
- Race Sails and Spinnaker
- Race Entry
- Insurance and all event management
What Our Clients Say
Just the most fabulous event and thank you for recommending this as our annual team building weekend. It was everything you said it would be to meet our requirements and more. We can't wait to race again next year and certainly develop our sailing skills further.
This event can be tailored to meet your requirements and budgets. Enquire with one of our event managers for further information and pricing.