On the water

Check out the water activities taking place on the shores of our great Island for Isle of Wight Day.


On the water programme

West Wight

Yarmouth SC – Dinghy racing at 2.15pm

Royal Solent YC – Race Officers Trophy at 2.20pm

Yarmouth RNLI – shop open 10am – 4pm

Freshwater Independent Lifeboat – tbc


Royal Yacht Squadron – cruising rally to Yarmouth

Island Sailing Club – Open Saturday Sonar Racing (10am); Bar v Bench Sonar Racing. Family & Children’s shore based activities from 12noon to 3pm.

Cowes Corinthian YC – Forts Race (10.30am) & IW Day evening party from 7pm

Cowes RNLI – shop open 10.30am – 4.30pm. Support to ISC’s Family & Children’s shore based activities from 1pm.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding organised by SUPing IOW from the Folly to Newport (and return) – 12.15pm & 14.15pm


Royal Victoria YC – multi-class Barts Bash & IoW Day race at 1pm; two further Squibb races on completion


Ryde Inshore Rescue – tbc

East Wight

Sea View Yacht Club – private Mermaid racing in the afternoon

Bembridge Sailing Club – multi-class Barts Bash race with BHYC at 1pm

Brading Haven YC – multi-class Barts Bash race with BSC at 1pm

Bembridge RNLI – RNLB Alfred Albert Williams (Tamar 16-17) launching at 10.30am as part of the IW Stormforce morning.  General public welcome to watch the launching & recovery.

Tackt-Isle – open for all normal adventure activities

Bembridge Marine – RIBs available to hire

Bembridge Harbour – Oktoberfest from 5pm onwards

South Wight

Sandown & Shanklin Inshore Rescue – tbc