Round The Island Race

25th - 27th September 2020


Take part in Britain's most popular yacht race! With over 1,500 yachts racing around the Isle of Wight, it is an incredible sight and not to be missed!


  • When

    25th - 27th September 2020

  • Location

    Cowes, Isle of Wight

  • Sector


  • Event type

    Public Regatta

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Round The Island Race 2020

The Round the Island race is one of the most popular yacht regattas you can enter. Typically over 1500 yachts line up on Saturday morning to race around the Isle of Wight.

Attracting a wonderful mix of beautiful classics, grand-prix racing yachts, corporate groups and families the Round The Island race allows you race alongside boats of all shapes and sizes.

No prior sailing experience is necessary as our charter packages include a professional racing skipper and first mate and a training day.  Download the 2020 Round the Island brochure below.

Event Format

Make the most of 'Britain's Favourite Yacht Race' with Britannia's 3-day package.   You and your team will join us on Friday for a training and familiarisation day to ensure you are ready for racing action, Friday evening you will moor up in Cowes on the Isle of Wight to soak up the pre-race atmosphere .  

Saturday is race day! The Round The Island race circumnavigation is about 60NM and usually takes 8-10 hours, so you can expect an early start. After racing, you will join the apres-sail in the Round The Island race village, and Sunday allows your team the opportunity for some leisurely yachting around the Solent.


Friday September 25th, 202009:30Meet in Hamble for practice day
17:00Moor in Cowes, and listen to the weather briefing
Saturday September 26th 202006:00Round The Island Race start (exact time TBC)
15:00Approx finish time. Return to Cowes to check results and celebrate
Sunday September 27th, 202009:30Easy morning sail back to Hamble at your leisure

Round The Island Race Yacht Charter Pricing

3-day charter of a Beneteau 40.7£POA
3-day charter of a Beneteau First 40£POA
3-day charter of a Elan 410£POA
3-day charter of a Oceanis 37 - Bareboat£POA
3-day charter of a Dufour 382GL£POA
Please note: All prices are exclusive of VAT.


Our updated 2020 Round the Island brochure will be available for download soon. 

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Postal Address

Port Hamble Marina, Hamble 
Hampshire SO31 4QD
United Kingdom

Phone Number

+44 (0)2380 458900

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Our Sponsors

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