3rd June JP
Round the Island Race, Isle of Wight, UK
This 50.2nm race around the Isle of Wight is
the biggest yacht races in the world, with well over 1,000 entries each
year and over 10,000 people participating.
Geneve - Rolle - Geneve, Switzerland
More than 200 boats take part in the traditional warm-up for the Bol
d’Or the following weekend. Raced in the Petit Lac of the Lac Leman
d’Or, Geneva, Switzerland
This 80nm race starts from the heart of the city and with over 600
entries, 3,000 people, it is the largest race on a closed body of water
in the world. There is live radio coverage as well as extensive
television and press interest.
7th- 9th July
Kekszalag, Lake Balaton, Hungary
’The Blue Ribbon’ the oldest lake race in Europe with 400 entries
competing over the 110Nm course on one of the Continents biggest
stretches of water.
Week, Cowes, UK
World famous race week with 100’s of
competing in the challenging amphitheatre of the Solent with its
notoriously tricky tides.
This 28Nm race is Sweden’s premiere West Coast event run in
the style of the UK’s Round the Island Race, with just under
2007 Hollenderseilasen, Norway
Starts near the village of Son in Oslo fjord. 400-500 boats last year.
2007 Trofeo Gorla, Lake Garda, Italy
50Nm precursor to the Centomiglia, where all the contenders compete for
the Gorla Bowl
2007 Centomiglia del Garda, Garda,
Famous amongst the country’s 1 million boat owners for its
strong thermal winds. Over 50 years old the race attracts 400
competitors and a large amount of media
September 2007 75th
Mrduja Race, Croatia
The most popular race in Croatia, raced out of Split with an entry of
Barcolana, Trieste, Italy
The highlight of the city’s sailing festival. 1800 boats compete in
this the largest of the Mediterranean events.
Voiles de St Tropez, France
This event formally known as La Nioulargue is the traditional curtain
closer in the exclusive Mediterranean racing circuit. The classes
include a Modern IRC class, a Classic boat class and a Spirit of