ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2022.

Good breezes, sunshine and some showers greeted the fleet of over 1000 boats in this year’s Round the Island Race which, as ever, was organised by the Island Sailing Club. A later than in some years first cannon at 8:00 am made for a more civilized start. How much better than having to get going ... read more

2023 DATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 

Following last weekends 2022 IW Festival organisers have announced that early bird tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2023 are on sale Friday (24th June). Fans will flock to the island over 15th – 18th June 2023 for a weekend of some of the best music on offer.  The 2022 festival proved popular with artists and fans alike ... read more

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 2022 REVIEW

As Sigrid finished her set on the main stage at 5:55 eyes turned to the skies in anticipation of the arrival of the Red Arrows. Bang on 6pm seven gleaming Hawks entered from the West. Their display proved to be a somewhat disappointing limited 15 minute show with two less aircraft this season Later on, ... read more

Dame Ellen MacArthur to race in the Round the Island Race 2022

Dame Ellen MacArthur is set to sail alongside young people supported by her cancer charity after confirming she will take part in this year’s Round the Island Race on Saturday 25th June. The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has been the official charity of the Round the Island Race since 2005, raising over £308,270 to date to ... read more

IW Festival 2022-Weekend Headliners.

Saturday headline act Kasabian were formed in Leicester in 1997 by their then lead vocalist Tom Meighan.  When he departed in July 2020, guitarist Sergio Pizzorno took on the role. Currently, their lineup features, In addition to the aforementioned member, Chris Edwards on bass, Ian Matthews (drums) plus lead guitarist Tim Carter. When on tour ... read more

VISIT ABU DHABI ANNOUNCED AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF COWES WEEK.

After a search over several years for a sponsor Cowes Week Ltd is delighted to announce that Visit Abu Dhabi will be the Presenting Sponsor of Cowes Week 2022.  To further reinforce the relationship, Cowes Week Ltd has joined forces with Global Mission in Abu Dhabi to launch a new regatta, the Cowes Week Winter ... read more

CINCH PRESENTS IW FESTIVAL -2022 SEA THEME

SIRENS & SAILORS – THE LIFE AQUATIC FANS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE INSPIRATION FROM THE SEA. This year’s IW Festival will see Seaclose Park, Newport transformed into a marine paradise filled with mythical creatures of the deep. From elusive mermaids and King Neptunes to fabled shanty-singing sailors all there as  Cinch presents The Isle of Wight ... read more

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL- NEW ACTS ADDED

Madness, Jessie Ware, Nathan Dawe, The Academic and The Rick Parfitt Jnr Band have been added to the line-up for cinch presents The Isle of Wight Festival 2022, taking place over 16th – 19th June. Chart topper Jessie Ware and Brit icons Madness will take to the Main Stage, whilst hit DJ Nathan Dawe and indie starlets The Academic ... read more

Why not join Girlguiding IW!

Girlguiding members are always looking for new members to join them. Could this be you? If you are aged 4 and just starting out on life’s adventure, a get up and go 7year old looking for fun after school, an 11 year old seeking new friends or a teenager wanting to join with others of ... read more