Chris Tibbs briefs sailors on the weather for this year's Round the Island race

Renowned marine meteorologist Chris Tibbs is presenting the Raymarine Weather Briefing for this year’s JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, using Raymarine’s Raytech navigation software to demonstrate the weather forecast and progression of tides, currents, wind speed and direction.

Today you can log onto and watch Chris present the first of the Raymarine Weather Briefings.

You can also get ahead of the competition by registering your details to receive free email or text alerts right up until the evening before the race (Friday, 2 June) with weather and tidal updates from Chris himself. Click here to register.

You can also keep up to date with the weather and tides by visiting ybw’s weather service at