Round the Island Race is one of the largest single day mass participation sports, sailing events that occur in the UK. This year’s latest race, as every year, was a race of 50 nautical miles that was set to start and finish at Cowes.
There were several vessels competing in this year’s race that included professionals, families and amateurs as well. There was an unexpected record finish done by Concise 10 who not only reached the finishing line in 2 hours 22 minutes 23 seconds but also broke the existing record of Phaedo 3. This was an achievement, especially as there were about 1342 boats of different categories that competed in this race. (more…)