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Round the Island Race on the Summer Calendar for Raymarine team Events

Round the Island Race on the Summer Calendar for Raymarine team

With an appreciation for all things sailing, several members of the UK team of Raymarine are entering their own boats into the 2017 Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay, 1st July 2017. If you are entering, or still deciding, we caught up with some of our colleagues to gain insight from their own experiences, to give you all the know-how from the people who enter and why it has become such a wonderful event for them.

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Raymarine named Technical Partner for UK’s Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay Press Release;Events

Raymarine named Technical Partner for UK’s Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay

Raymarine, a division of FLIR Systems, has reinforced its commitment to the British sailing community by announcing its continued role as official Technical Partner to the UK’s Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay

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Axiom with RealVision 3D Sonar: Powerful Tools for finding Fish and Structure

Axiom with RealVision 3D Sonar: Powerful Tools for finding Fish and Structure

During a recent sea trial for Axiom™ Multifunction Displays with RealVision 3D™ Sonar, Raymarine’s UK-based test boat Raymariner came upon an interesting underwater target.  The M/V Margaret Smith was a coal dredger that capsized and sank near Yarmouth, UK in 1978.  The wreck is part of the New Forest National Park and has become a popular feature for fishermen and scuba divers alike.  Known to locals as “The Maggie”, the ship is now home to a wide array of different fish species.  It’s also a great structure for testing and calibrating sonar equipment since it's a relatively young shipwreck that is well documented in both photo and video.

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Live Weather Briefing with British Sailing Team Meteorologist for 2017 Round the Island Race Competitors Events

Live Weather Briefing with British Sailing Team Meteorologist for 2017 Round the Island Race Competitors

Raymarine has teamed up with one of Britain’s top sailing meteorologists, Simon Rowell, to give the all-important Weather Briefing to competitors taking part in the 2017 Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay. The Weather Briefing will take place on the eve of the race on Friday 30th June, 18:00 at the Island Sailing Club, Cowes and competitors are encouraged to attend, to get the most up-to-date the weather and tidal information ahead of race day.

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