Monday 9th July 2018
X-Yachts triumphant in Round the Island Race 2018…
1st, 2nd & 3rd in class ISC 4A!
The annual Round the Island Race set sail early on Saturday 7th July 2018, leaving from the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes, Isle of Wight.
For us at X-Yachts, we are ecstatic. Three of our X-Yachts completed the race in 1st,
2nd and 3rd place in the ISC Division 4A Class, with a total of 40 yachts in the class.
This was Xstatic's very first race!
|1st||“Xstatic”||an X49 owned by Damien & Patricia Cashin|
|2nd||"Touché"||an X-50 owned by David & Dee Murray|
|3rd||“Xtravagance”||an Xp 50 owned by Anton & Helen Jenkins|
We also had some Best X-Yachts in Race;
IRC Division 3A - TYKE - X-332
IRC Division 3C - Crakajax - X-95
Congratulations to everyone that took part!
Watch the race start with the brand new X4.9 "Xstatic"...
Credit - RTI-TV
About the RTIR;
The annual Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, an island situated off the south coast of England. The race regularly attracts over 1,400 boats and around 15,000 sailors, making it one of the largest yacht races in the world and the fourth largest participation sporting event in the UK after the London Marathon and the Great North and South Runs.
Competitors come from all over the UK, other parts of Europe and as far away as the USA to follow the 50 nautical mile course round the Isle of Wight. Starting on the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes, the fleet races westabout, to The Needles, round St Catherine's Point and Bembridge Ledge buoy, and back into the Solent to the finish line at Cowes.