Round the Island Race confirms that J.P. Morgan will sponsor race for a further two years
Photo: Paul Wyeth
The Island Sailing Club (ISC), organisers of the annual Round the Island Race, has confirmed that J.P. Morgan Asset Management has agreed to continue its sponsorship of the Round the Island Race for a further two years – through to 2014.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has been title sponsor since 2005 and during this time has introduced free tracking and achieve a record entry of 1,908 boats, establishing it as the largest yacht race of its kind in the world.
The Race organisers are also pleased to announce that after a successful two years as the sole Official Race Charity, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust will continue in this role for a further two years through to 2014.
2013 race entries will open on 4 January. The Race website goes live to coincide with this. The Notice of Race is also available on 4 January. Early Bird entry will remain open until midnight on Saturday 2 February.
Next year’s race takes place on Saturday 1 June with a first class start of 0500hrs.
For more, visit the Round the Island website.