Round the Island Race 2023

Round the Island Race 2023

The  Round the Island Race is an annual event where you sail around the Isle of Wight. It is one of the biggest yacht races around and attracts competitors from Europe, the USA and all over the UK. Starting and finishing in Cowes, Isle of Wight you will race West around the Island passing famous landmarks such as the Needles and St. Catherine’s Point.

Whether you are new to racing or a seasoned crew member, the Round the Island race ticks all the boxes. Racing alongside over a thousand other yachts is an exhilarating experience and makes for many stories.

Jolly Parrot sailing are offering the complete package. You will start this exciting weekend joining the yacht in Hamble.  After safety briefs have taken place you will head out for a day of training, coaching and bonding with your fellow crew in the Solent.

Saturday begins with a prompt start ready for a busy day of racing. You will get the opportunity to be an active member of a functioning race crew on board one our fleet of yachts. Following our exciting day of racing you will head into Cowes, the mecca for UK Yacht racing where there is fantastic“après-sail” entertainment laid on to celebrate the day.

On Sunday you will prepare the boat and take a leisurely cruise from Cowes back to Hamble.

Joining Instructions 

2023 Round the Island Program:

Race Training

Friday 30th June 2023

Race Day 

Saturday 1st July 2023

Cruise Back

Sunday 2nd July 2023

Whats Included?

  • Professional Skipper
  • Training
  • Team Jolly shirts
  • Accommodation on board (maybe shared)
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks 
  • Race entry
  • Safety kit
  • Fun!

What's not included?

  • Personal insurance
  • Expenses ashore

Event Price: £899

Own cabin option: £1299


How to book:

It's easy! Scroll down and click on book, confirm that this is the event you want and then complete your details on our secure online booking system.  A 25% deposit is all that's needed, with the balance payable 30 days before your event starts. 

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Have a Question?

If you have any questions please email us or call on +44 7925 784407 or see our Frequently Asked Questions.