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POWERBOAT RACING RETURNS TO COWES OVER THE BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

The upcoming August Bank Holiday weekend (26th-27th August) will see the world’s most prestigious offshore powerboat race, The Cowes-Torquay-Cowes, return for the 57th year. The race covers a distance of 190 nautical miles and sees powerboats reaching a staggering average speed of up to 94mph as they blast down the Solent and along the South Coast and back again. Cowes …

SUNDBORG BECOMES FIRST ISLAND STONEHAM TROPHY WINNER SINCE 1983

Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club’s county champion Jordan Sundborg went one better than 12 months ago by claiming the Stoneham Trophy for the first time on Saturday. Having become the first player from the Island to win the Solent Salver for the best 72-hole aggregate in the Stoneham and Mike Smith Memorial Trophy 12 months ago, having been runner-up in …

WARRIORS HOPE IT’S THIRD TIME LUCKY

UPDATED: The Wightlink Warriors return to speedway action tomorrow (Thursday 17th) when, for the third time this season, they entertain the Plymouth Devils. The 2 previous encounters in the Knock-Out Cup and National Trophy have seen the Devils take 4 and 8 point wins respectively; however this belies their league form where they are pointless from 7 meetings away from their …

REASONABLE RESULTS FOR RYDE AT BOURNEMOUTH

Wightlink-sponsored Ryde Rowing Club produced a reasonable set of results in the final Hants & Dorset Amateur Rowing Association Regatta of the season at Bournemouth on Saturday (12th August). There was a 10th win for the Ladies Coastal Junior Four of Lisa Murphy, Emily Pike, Kate Whitehurst and Catherine Murphy – with coach Micky Jenner coxing – in an event they …

REPORT: 2017 ROLEX FASTNET RACE

Crews taking part in this year’s Rolex Fastnet Race were gathering in Cowes during Lendy Cowes Week for the start of the 600+ mile race which departed from the RYS start line on Sunday 6th August. Prior to the race the 2,700 crew members were busy with final preparations including, for some, a Press Conference and for all skippers a Briefing …

SUCCESSFUL FINAL REGATTA FOR SHANKLIN SANDOWN ROWING CLUB

A sunny final regatta of the Hants and Dorset season saw all Shanklin Sandown rowers having excellent races, earning 4 wins in the process.  The first race of the day would see the Men’s Senior Pair in their first regatta without heats since the season’s opening day. They took an explosive lead in their straight final, only for the race to …

SYDENHAMS HIRE JOIN THE WARRIORS SPONSORSHIP TEAM

Sydenhams Hire, based in Ryde and Newport, has joined the Wightlink Warriors’ 2017 Sponsorship Team. Mark Downer Branch Manager from Ryde said: “Sydenhams are happy to sponsor the Wightlink Warriors Speedway Team as it’s a local Island sporting event, that has recently started again, and we would like to be part of making the speedway successful to put Island speedway back …

CRADLEY CLOBBER WARRIORS IN BIRMINGHAM

After all the rain that had fallen, a surprisingly warm and sunny evening welcomed the Wightlink Warriors to the Perry Barr track in Birmingham last night (Wednesday), where they put up a spirited fight against a dominant Cradley Heathens side. An optimistic start with double 3-3 heats, heat 1 being won by Ben Wilson, gave some hope that it might be …

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