This exciting event is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight. The race regularly attracts over 1,700 boats and 16,000 sailors making it one of the largest yacht races in the world. It is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK after the London Marathon, Great North and South Runs.

There will be world renowned sailors racing against families and first time racers. Whether you compete regularly or are new to the sport, taking part in this race will be a day to remember!

As part of a crew you will be racing to complete the 50 nautical mile course, starting on the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes. The fleet then races west to The Needles, round St Catherine's Point and Bembridge Ledge buoy, and back into the Solent to the finish line at Cowes. There are many vantage points both on the mainland and Isle of Wight for spectators.

What’s included?

  • Exclusive use of 40 Love for up to 8 guests
  • Professional race skipper & first mate
  • Race entry fee
  • All safety equipment


We can provide food & drinks on board at extra cost, if this is something you would like us to arrange for you, you can discus with us prior to booking and we can give you more details on the options available to you. 

Skippered/Corporate Charter of an EASS Yacht for the race

  • Beneteau First 40 Carbon edition - 40 Love, our race yacht for a more competitive race. 
  • Jeanneau 36i Performance Yacht
  • Dufour 385 Grande Large 

Please call us for a quote.


If any of the crew require waterproof sailing gear for the race we can provide this for you. Please discuss at time of booking. 

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