Record entry of 1,900 boats expected - be the 1,901st!

The Island Sailing Club is reminding sailors that entries to the 80th anniversary Round the Island race close at noon on Saturday 18th June. This year sees a record entry of 1,900 boats, beating the previous record set in 2008. This year’s race takes place next weekend, on the 25th June.

There is an excellent audio slideshow at the BBC.