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Round the Island Race


  

Event Dates:

  • Starts: 0900hrs 24th June
  • Ends: c1600hrs 26th June

Race time:

  • Saturday 25th June @ 0710hrs

Polka Round the Island

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You’ll have an amazing weekend, but don’t just take our word for it…

Richard Crafts
Richard Crafts
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5/5

Round The Island Race 2021 – What a great experiance, I learnt a lot and had a great time with Marcus and the crew. Thanks everyone

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1 year ago
Philip G.
Philip G.
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5/5

Had a great time with Polka Sailing taking part in the 2019 Round the Island Race. Really welcoming, great boat, learnt a lot and thoroughly enjoyed it – would recommend to anyone.

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3 years ago
richardjcrafts
richardjcrafts
verified ownerverified owner
5/5
Just completed Round The Island Race 2018 with Polka Racing and what a great weekend. The conditions were difficult with limited wind but the sun was out and it was a really fun weekend. I enjoyed it all and learnt a lot – Marcus’s approach is the
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4 years ago
gabriellagiuffre
gabriellagiuffre
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5/5
It was a great weekend racing at one of the most iconic races in the sailing calendar. We had a good day training in preparation for the race with plenty of tips and learning points on racing tactics. The race was very challenging due to very light w
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4 years ago
gary.rowland
gary.rowland
5/5
This event is not to be missed. Even in 2018 when winds dropped and temperatures soared Polka Sailing crafted a superlative experience. I can confidently say Marcus is the best all-round skipper to lead a diverse group of individuals to success. Marc
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4 years ago
Andrew
Andrew
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5/5
What a weekend. Just completed the Round The Island Race 2019 with Polka Sailing, managing to win the John Franks Trophy (best IRC school boat) for the second year. What a spectacle to see so many yachts racing in close quarters. Very mixed wind
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3 years ago

Frequently Asked Questions

Fully race prepared yacht waiting for a willing crew to helping her get around the island as quickly as possible.

The weekend includes:
  • Training day (Friday)
  • Race entry
  • Berthing (in Hamble & Cowes)
  • Leisurely sail back to Hamble (Sunday)
Round the Island Race 1

All course materials are provided in your course pack, however you will need a course plotter and dividers to complete the chartwork.

If you have some great, alternatively we can supply them, just click here.

Round the Island Race 3

We understand that people lead busy lives and have other commitments. Missing one session isn’t usually a problem, unless it’s the first session. Missing more than one session is not ideal.

We do provide online materials for revision which can normally be used to catchup should you miss a session.

£370 per person

10% Discount per person for multiple bookings