The race was previously scheduled for 23 June 2018, however race organisers moved the date following confirmation the Isle of Wight Music Festival would be held the same weekend
A total of 1,342 yachts turned out to compete in Round the Island Race 2017, with the 70ft trimaran Concise 10 achieving a thrilling race record.
The annual Round the Island Race will be be taking place bright and early tomorrow, with 1,342 yachts expected to sail around the Isle of Wight.
More than 880 yachts have so far signed up to the 2017 Round the Island Race, which will be taking place on Saturday 1 July with a first start of
Cloudy Bay has been announced as the Presenting Sponsor of the Round the Island Race, which is taking place on Saturday 1 July.
Organisers of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race said this year will go down in history as 'a windy edition of the event'.
A 1,584-strong fleet took on the 2015 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (RTI) for a day of racing in sparkling conditions.