Isle of Wight sports

Residents on the Isle of Wight love their sport, it’s another one of those things that bring communities together. We published regular updates for cricket, sailing, speedway and football from local clubs.

If you have sports news to share, get in touch and we’ll share it with our wide readership.

High standards of sailing in the RYS 200 International Regatta

J Class RATI

After a day of cancelled races on Monday due to weather conditions the other four days of racing saw an International Regatta of very high standards and some days with perfect sailing conditions.

Monday, 3rd August, 2015 8:05am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Great performance from Wightlink-LCM Systems riders

Stu Waite leading the peloton at the Ryde Town Centre Criterium by Martin Dyer

A win for Stuart Waite at the Winchester Crit on Sunday and along with Matt Allsopp, they took third and fourth places at the Eelmore circuit.

Thursday, 30th July, 2015 2:33pm

By Jack Elton-Walters

Runners from Ryde Harriers keeping busy

Adam - ryde harrier award

The Great Newnham Run, the Lakeland 100 and the club nights have been keeping runners with Ryde Harriers busy.

Wednesday, 29th July, 2015 8:20pm

By Tom Blackwell

Insightful Q&A at opening day of the Bicentenary International Regatta

North Sails

Some great insights were shared during a Q&A at the end of the first day of the Royal Yacht Squadron's Bicentenary International Regatta.

Wednesday, 29th July, 2015 4:47pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Recovering teenagers take part in chance of a lifetime

The young crew on board Le Bora-Bora

French teenagers recovering from serious diseases are taking part in this exciting expedition and berthed in Cowes Yacht Haven at the moment.

Tuesday, 28th July, 2015 10:05am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Classic yachts help Isle of Wight Youth Trust

Cowes Classic Week

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust was this year's chosen charity for the Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week race.

Monday, 27th July, 2015 8:19am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

A win for Ryde Rowing Club’s Joel Smith at Poole Regatta

Joel Smith at Poole Regatta

Well done to Joel Smith for his win in the J16 Boy's event at Poole Regatta.

Monday, 27th July, 2015 8:16am

By Steve Bull

Isle of Wight Car Club: Imprezas rule the day

Adam Morgan

Haslett Farm played host to what can only be described as one of the most dramatic events in recent Isle of Wight Car Club history last Sunday.

Monday, 27th July, 2015 8:01am

By Adam Weller

Over 70 boats took part in the 2015 Panerai British Classic Week

Eleonora at Panerai classic week

Based in Cowes, the Panerai British Classic Week 2015 had an entry of over 70 boats, spread over seven classes this year.

Monday, 27th July, 2015 7:31am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Third round of the Pat Death Summer Series

IOW Motorcycle Club trials:

The Isle of Wight motorcycle club held the third round of this year’s Summer Series Championship at Limerstone Farm, Limerstone, courtesy of Geoff and Mary Case.

Saturday, 25th July, 2015 9:48am

By Wayne Brodie

Becoming a member of Ventnor Skatepark could help them win bigger grants

Storm troopers at Ventnor skatepark by John Nicholson

To help with any bids for grants to help build a concrete skatepark, Ventnor Skatepark are going to apply for charitable status. For that, they need members. You don't have to live in Ventnor to join.

Friday, 24th July, 2015 1:12pm

By Zoe Thompson with 3 readers' comments

Sailing: Round-up of 2015 Transatlantic Race

Nomad IV on berth at CYH

If you were wondering about the other boats taking part in the Transatlantic Race, Suzanne and Alan have a round-up for you.

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2015 3:16pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

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