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Standard Entries Close on Sat 1st June

Author: Jo Bowden   Date: 09:37 Tuesday 28 May 2024

We think 2024 is the year to beat your previous race records and enjoy the thrill again of racing on one of the most iconic racecourses in the world.

Never competed? Join the fleet and enter today, we guarantee it will be the highlight of your summer sailing season! There's lots of helpful guides and videos on the event website to help you prepare for the race.

Standard Entries close at 23:59 on Saturday 1st June

Late Entry runs until noon on Wednesday 12th June. The Notice of Race is on the website and the Sailing Instructions will be issued on 5th June. If you do have any questions, please get in touch with the team at the Island Sailing Club on 01983 296621 or email us at

Like to watch the race? See the event website for all the best observation points on the Isle of Wight and mainland shore. Link here.

More NEWS on the shoreside experience

We are delighted to announce the line-up on the main stage which includes popular bands - Blonde Bombshell and Cornerstone. Make plans to meet up with friends at the Crew Bar and enjoy the delicious food at the Food Court and Blind Tiger (Deli and Crew Suppers at 7.30pm on Friday and Saturday, booking essential). Enjoy a cocktail on the waterside at The Mermaid Garden or visit the Island Sailing Club bar and terraces.

All competitors, race supporters, spectators and visitors are welcome, and it will be open throughout the race weekend (from 14:00 on Friday 14 June to Sunday 16 June late afternoon, with free entry).

Both the Race Briefing (Friday 14 June 18:00) and Prize Giving (Sunday 16 June 12:00) will take place on the stage, weather permitting (or in the Crew Bar Marquee).