Yachts rounding the Needles

Yachts
Stunning scene off the Isle of Wight Credit: Hannah Costigan

Yachts off the Needles during the Round the Island Race.

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Round the Island race round-up

Around 1,500 yachts took part in the Round the Island race around the Isle of Wight. Recently knighted Ben Ainslie smashed the race record for the fastest circuit in a multi-hulled boat.