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SPEEDWAY WARRIORS PLAN TO HALT THE HEATHENS

The final National League home speedway meeting of the season for the Isle of Wight’s Wightlink Warriors takes place this Thursday (21st September) when the Cradley Heathens return for the restaging of a fixture that was halted by rain in May. With the Island sides’ weekend trip to Mildenhall falling victim to the East Anglian weather, the Warriors come into this …

HOLLEYMAN RETAINS 2ND CAT LICENCE

Wightlink Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team rider Adam Holleyman travelled up to Hillingdon in Greater London on Saturday (16th September) to race the Elite, 1st and 2nd category circuit race.  The race started fast with many riders attacking to break up the field. After riding to his limit to mark all of the attacks, Adam found himself in the front …

NEWPORT YOUTH TAKE WIN IN LOCAL DERBY

2 Island sides came together on Saturday in a local Mid-Solent A Division Under 15’s derby, which saw Newport IW Youth take a 5-2 win against Vectis Youth. It was Newport who scored first through Ben Snow before Vectis grabbed an equalizer after a mistake in the Newport defence led to a tap in from a Vectis player. Newport then …

SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW OPENS FOR 2017

Warmth and bright sunshine were the order of the opening day of TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. Based in Mayflower Park, next door to the Red Funnel terminal, the 10 day event is the first of an initial 2 years sponsorship deal between British Marine and TheYachtMarket.com. Fashion and lifestyle entrepreneur Millie Mackintosh was on stage in Solent Park to officially …

ISLAND TO PARTICIPATE IN WORLD’S LARGEST SAILING EVENT

‘Bart’s Bash’ returns for the fourth year running this weekend, with sailors across the world taking part in the fundraising event. Registered charity ‘Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation’ now also referred to as the ‘Andrew Simpson Foundation: The Sailing Charity’, was set up in memory of, and inspired by the Olympic sailing Gold medallist, Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson. Founding Trustees are Sir …

LITTLE BRITAIN CHALLENGE CUP HEADS TO NEW HOME IN COWES

The Little Britain Challenge Cup (LBCC), the construction and property industry’s number one sporting and social calendar event will bring hundreds of people to Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes to sail, network and fund-raise this coming weekend. Little Britain regularly attracts project teams celebrating success and companies looking to team-build and entertain key clients whilst helping to raise thousands of …

LAND ROVER BAR ACADEMY ON THE SEARCH FOR NEXT GENERATION SAILORS

Following their success in Bermuda last June, where the British team were crowned Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Champions 2017, Land Rover BAR Academy is recruiting again to find and support talented young British sailors aged between 19-24 years old into professional sailing and ultimately the America’s Cup. Since its launch 18 months ago, the Land Rover BAR Academy has …

NEWPORT’S UNDER 15S START SEASON WITH VICTORY

Newport IW FC’s Under 15s squad got there Mid Solent League campaign underway with a 3-1 victory over Havant & Waterlooville on Saturday. Newport took a 2-0 lead through Harry Cheek following a Zak Sullivan free kick before Ben Snow, who latched onto a through ball, calmly chipped the keeper. Havant pulled a goal back with about 4 minutes left but Aiden …

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