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Round the Island Race event moorings in Cowes

Round the Island Race

The Round the Island Race is one of the most exciting and unique events on the annual sailing calendar, attracting around 1,700 yachts and 16,000 sailors, making it one of the largest multi-class regattas in the world. Both amateurs and professional sailors take part in the Round the Island Race experiencing competitive racing at its best.

This year's Round the Island Race is planned for Saturday, 3rd July 2021.


Cowes Harbour Shepards Marina, moorings available to race boats. Vessels are rafted with water and electricity subject to availability. 

Whitegates River Pontoons, available to race boats. Vessels are berthed in rafts on the fairway side of the visitor pontoons only. A launch service is available to take you ashore.

(Cruiser Class Event Swinging Moorings are laid to the west of the fairway off The Green.)

Day Class Event Swinging Moorings to the north of the Cowes Breakwater is suitable for vessels up to 25 metres in length.

The swinging moorings are laid to demand so must be booked in advance.

Trinity Landing, located just inside the entrance to Cowes Harbour, provides walk-ashore access to The Parade in the heart of Cowes.

Location Duration 2021 Rates Unit
Shepards Marina (Berths will be allocated either in the visitors’ basins or on the outside pontoons at the Marina’s discretion) 2 nights£10.07 pm
Whitegates river pontoons (pre-booked, subject to availability) (Located on the eastern side of the fairway, immediately south of the Chain Ferry on the River Medina. No walk ashore or electric, access via water taxi.) 2 nights£4.93  pm
Whitegates river pontoons additional nights (pre-booked, subject to availability)
1 night£1.60pm
Main harbour swinging moorings (pre-booked) (Located outside of the Cowes Breakwater. Access via water taxi. Please note these moorings can be exposed to rough weather)2 nights£4.20pm
Main harbour swinging moorings additional nights (pre-booked) (Located outside of the Cowes Breakwater. Access via water taxi. Please note these moorings can be exposed to rough weather)
1 night£1.60pm
Trinity Landing (pre-booked, subject to availability) (Located on Cowes Parade. Walk ashore access, electricity & water. Vessels on the inside berths will be rafted 2 deep) 2 nights£6.56pm
Trinity Landing additional nights (pre-booked, subject to availability) (Located on Cowes Parade. Walk ashore access, electricity & water. Vessels on the inside berths will be rafted 2 deep) 
1 night £2.50pm




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