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Pip Hare to start ISC's 90th anniversary Round The Island Race

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Published 13:18 on 20 May 2021

With over 800 entries to date, this year is set to be a very special celebration of the race's 90th anniversary. We are delighted to announce that Pip Hare will be starting the race and has accepted the Island Sailing Club's gift of honorary Club membership. Listen to Pip talking about why Round the Island is a race for everyone HERE and her favourite race memories HERE

There are also £5,000 of prizes up for grabs in our 90th anniversary competition.  Inspired by the Yachts & Yachting Editor who, in 1957, offered a prize of two guineas to the reader who could correctly identify the number of yachts in a picture of the becalmed start that year. To celebrate 90 years of Britain's favourite yacht race we're offering competitors and friends of the race a similar challenge.

Win one of these fabulous prizes from our partners:

  • Raymarine: Axiom 12 Pro-S 12 Inch Multifunctional Display with Raymarine LightHouse Chart. RRP £4045
  • Haven Knox-Johnston: GoPro Hero7 waterproof digital action camera. RRP £260
  • Helly Hansen: Salt Coastal Jacket, mens or womens fit. RRP £260
  • Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust: Five 'Boing' rope bracelet and five branded caps. RRP £25 each
  • Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting / Classic Boat: Ten annual subscriptions. RRP £60 each

To enter, simply visit our competition page and count the number of competitor boats in the picture.  Good luck everyone! 

Last updated 13:18 on 20 May 2021

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