Category Archives : Round the Island Race


Round the Island Race Shows Heritage Can Grow Sailing Audiences.

How do you make your sailing event touch the widest group of people possible? One way is to make as many spectators as possible engage through social media like Twitter or Facebook. The other way is to engage as many participants as you can. Of course, the more participants you have, the more engagement on […]

Volvo Sponsor Round the Island Race

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The Round the Island Race. The UK’s Best Sailing Event?

What is the best yacht racing event in the UK? Is it the JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race or Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week? What are the criteria for making such a judgement? Should the two events be compared to each other? The answers to such questions ultimately depend on your point […]


Henri Lloyd Back British Sailing Through Sponsorships.

Henri Lloyd Sign as Official Clothing Partner for J P Morgan Round The Island Race. The Island Sailing Club, organisers of the J P Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, have announced that Henri Lloyd will be the race’s official clothing partner for the next two editions. Henri Lloyd have a long time association […]

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Round the Island Race on TV.

The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race is primarily about participation and raising money for charity. As such, commerical return and media value for supporting sponsors is a secondary benefit. Nevertheless, as one of the UK’s top sporting events in terms of paticipants, the 2010 Round the Island Race makes good TV. Like […]


Raymarine Re-sign As Round the Island Sponsor.

Marine electronics brand Raymarine will sponsor the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race for a further two years after signing a deal with organisers; the Island Sailing Club. Raymarine has been a partner of the hugely successful yacht race since 2003. Fiona Pankhurst, Head of Corporate Marketing and PR for Raymarine explained that […]

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