“We wanted to see powerboat racing and what a way to get a close up view! Vizion is a great way to spectate the many Solent events”

Steve Brown and Guests, Northants

MAY 2017
Sun 14 Walk the Wight (starts at Bembridge) www.walkthewight.com
Mon 29 Bembridge Street Fair www.bembridgepc.org.uk
JUNE 2017

Thu 1 - Sun 4

Newport Jazz Weekend www.newportjazzweekend.co.uk
Thu 1 - Sun 4 Yarmouth Old Gaffers Festival www.yarmoutholdgaffersfestival.co.uk
Fri 2  - Sun 4 Isle of Wight Running Festival www.isleofwightfestivalofrunning.co.uk
Thu 8 - Sun 11  Isle of Wight Music Festival www.isleofwightfestival.com
Sat 10 Jazz on the Quay, Bembridge Harbour www.bembridgeharbour.co.uk

Sun 25

Royal Isle ofWight County Show www.riwas.org.uk
JULY 2017


Sat 1 Round the Island Race www.roundtheisland.org.uk
Fri 14 - Sun 16 Taittinger Regatta, Yarmouth
Fri 14-Sun 16   Rhythmtree World Music Festival   www.rhythmtree.co.uk
Mon 17 - Fri 21 
Cowes Classic Week
Fri 28 - Sun 30 Bembridge Harbour Family Fun Weekend www.bembridgeharbour.co.uk
Sat 29 - 5 Aug Cowes Week 
Sun 6 Rolex Fastnet Race (from Cowes) www.rolexfastnetrace.com
Fri 11 - Mon 14 V-Dub Island www.v-dubisland.com
Sat 19 - Sat 26 Folkboat Week (Yarmouth)
Sat 19 - Sun 20 Isle of Wight Garlic Festival www.garlic-festival.co.uk
Thu 7 - Sun 10 Isle of Wight Bestival (Robin Hill) www.bestival.net
Fri 15 - Sun 24 Southampton Boat Show www.southamptonboatshow.com
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Bart's Bash     www.bartsbash.com www.andrewsimpsonfoundation.co.uk
Sat 23 Isle of Wight Day www.isleofwightday.com
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Bembridge Harbour Food Festival  www.bembridgefestivals.co.uk
Thu 12 - Sun 15 Isle of Wight Literary Festival www.isleofwightliteraryfestival.com
TBA Isle of Wight Walking Festival www.isleofwightwalkingfestival.co.uk

Little Britain Challenge Cup
15-16 September 2017
This is the sailing event for thousands of property and construction industry professionals starting in Cowes

Southampton Boat Show
15-24 September 2017

Cowes Week
29 July-5 August 2017

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Cowes Classic Powerboat Race
26-27 August 2017

This International Offshore Powerboat Race Cowes - Torquay -Cowes attracts entrants from all over the world and promises to be one of the highlights this season.



There’s so much to see on the Solent but you can also time your cruise with some of the calendar events that make the Solent the centre of UK yachting.

Here are some of the major events for 2017. If you wish your day to coincide with any of these events you need to book early to ensure availability and also so that we can make the various berthing and lunch appointments in good time.

Vizion Charters Weather
  Call 01327 260572 or email enquiries@vizioncharters.co.uk and let's start to discuss your charter!

Round The Island Race
Saturday, 1 July 2017
This iconic one day extravaganza is organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes and attracts about 1,500 competing yachts and about 12,000 sailors from around the globe.

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