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Fog, calm and storm make way at last for a fair wind
We catch up with our colleagues and readers along the course as they accelerate towards the finish of this year's Round the Island
The first boats have crossed the finishing line off Cowes in this years JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race
With at least half of the yachts still racing in the 68th Round the Island race it looks like it's going to be a long evening for the crews
After a delayed start due to lack of wind, the first boats, the open 60's, set off this morning at 07.40hrs.
The infamous Gurnard Ledge claimed its first victim as the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island race got underway
After an easy start to the day the crews on the leading yachts in the Round the Island race are beginning to feel the breeze
Reporters from the BBC World service and BBC Radio 4 are learning the art of fair weather sailing today.