For the first time ever, the four sailing clubs on the River Hamble are joining forces and opening their doors to all sailors and would-be sailors on Saturday 6 April 2013.
After opening for business on 4th January, Race entries on (Monday 21st January) numbered 289. As ever, the Race organisers at the Island Sailing Club (ISC) in Cowes are taking a keen interest in who is signing up for the 82nd edition of this iconic Race.
World renowned UK-based RORC Rating Office, the technical hub of the Royal Ocean Racing Club, is delivering a series of Seminars to clubs all over the UK this Spring. A seminar is to be held at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes on Thursday 21st March at 7.30pm.
The Island Sailing Club opened its entries for the 82nd J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race at 12.01 a.m. this morning and can confirm that the first entry to be approved and processed was Redshank, a Devon-based 30 year-old Evolution 26, owned and raced by Stuart Palmer, 47, from Teignmouth in Devon.
The post-J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race atmosphere in the sunny town of Cowes today is mainly one of relief and immense pleasure after competitors enjoyed a challenging, lively and memorable day of racing yesterday, organised and run by the Island Sailing Club.
Experience counts in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race as Gold and Silver Roman Bowl winners are confirmed for 2012. The overall winners of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race have been confirmed, with the 81st edition of the event bringing triumph for boats both large and small.
As the 81st J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race draws to a close, class winners are starting to emerge. First across the line at 10.19.57 this morning
First across the line in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round The Island Race at 10.19.57, just over one minute outside the overall record, finishing in 3hrs.09mins and 57secs, was former Mini Transat winner Yves Le Blevec on the Multi 50 trimaran – Actual.