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BAD WEATHER RAINS OFF FIRST AND SECOND TEAM’S MATCHES

The bad weather put paid to Ventnor’s matches in the British Gas Southern League Premier Division and Hampshire League Division 1 on Saturday. No play was possible at Newclose against Hampshire Academy and the second team were spared a journey to Hook & Newnham by an early morning cancellation. It was play for the third team though, who came unstuck …

SILVER AND BRONZE FOR ISLAND TAE KWON-DO CLUB AT SWINDON

8 members of the Isle of Wight Tae Kwon-Do club took part in the PUMA English Tae Kwon-Do Championships in Swindon on Sunday (3rd July), bringing home 2 silver and 6 bronze trophies. Charlie Holland was the first to compete on the day in the junior patterns division. He was in a large category and performed with focus and confidence. …

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR COWES WEEK LADIES DAY TROPHY

Cowes Week Ltd has announced that nominations are now open for the coveted Ladies Day Trophy, as well as plans to turn Cowes navy-and-white in a fabulous celebration of women in sailing, this year sponsored by artisan gin brand, Slingsby. Ladies Day will return to Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on Tuesday 9th August with a number of celebrations culminating …

PHAEDO 3 BREAKS RACE MULTIHULL RECORD

MOD70 trimaran ‘Phaedo 3’ has shattered the multihull race record in a time of 2 hours 23 minutes, 23 seconds during today’s windy J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island race. The trimaran, skippered by Brian Thompson, smashed Sir Ben Ainslie’s previous record by some 22 minutes. Owner Lloyd Thornburg has said: “Today was incredible – one of the best sails we’ve ever had on …

ISLE OF WIGHT 6-A-SIDE LEAGUE RETURNS THIS MONTH

The popular Isle of Wight Football Mundial 6-a-side league is getting started again in July and is currently looking for new teams to join the action. The well-established league plays on a Tuesday night at Smallbrook in Ryde between 20:00-21:30. Games are played outdoors on fantastic Astroturf pitches. Organisers are offering all teams that sign up for the new season free entry to the …

ROUND THE ISLAND RACE JUST HOURS AWAY

Sailors of all descriptions, young and old, newcomers and professionals, are gathering in Cowes for what promises to be another classic edition of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, which gets underway at 08:30 tomorrow (Saturday). Gusts of up to 25 knots are expected at St Catherine’s Point, the Island’s southern extremity, giving the largest multihulls a …

KITESURFING FAMILY TAKE TWO WORLD RECORDS

A family of kitesurfers from Exmouth yesterday (Thursday) set 2 World Records following their successful race around the Isle of Wight. Team Volvo athletes, Steph, Olly and Guy Bridge raced around the Island on hydrofoil kiteboards, crossing the finish line in Cowes in record-breaking times – setting new records for the fastest single handed sailor and the fastest female round …

1,533 ENTRIES FOR SATURDAY’S ROUND THE ISLAND RACE

Entries have closed at a very respectable 1,533 for the 2016 Round the Island Race, sponsored for the twelfth and final year by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.  The oldest boat competing in this year’s Race, to be held on Saturday (2nd July), is almost certain to be Thalia (Sail #11). Built in 1888, she was one of the last yachts by …

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