The Largest Yacht Event in the World
Saturday, 15th June 2024
First fleet 07.30 am
With professional sailors, amateur crews, families and first-timers competing in the same 50 nautical mile course, it is truly a breath-taking sight. Starting at 7.30 am on Saturday morning, the yachts race counter-clockwise around the island. Canons fire at the start of every fleet
Starting on the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes early morning on Saturday, 15th June, the fleet races around the Isle of Wight in an anticlockwise direction. There are many viewpoints around the island coastline.
Spectators can enjoy a fantastic view of all the action from many points on the breath-taking coastline. The Official Race Village (free to enter) opens from Friday, 14th June, 5pm at Cowes Yacht Haven.night. There will be live bands, drinks, food and sponsor stands. The official charity partner in 2024 is the RNLI.
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