Images from the 2013 Round the Island Race, Cowes Isle of Wight

Sir Ben Ainslie on his way to breaking the Round the Island Record by over 15 minutes (2hrs 52 mins 15 secs) onboard J.P. Morgan BAR AC45. The win was dedicated to the memory of his friend Andrew ’Bart’ Simpson, who died in a sailing accident recently. A black ribbon with ’Bart’ in the middle were worn by the crew in his memory.

Images from the 2013 JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, sailed around the Isle of Wight, Cowes, England.

The annual J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, an island situated off the south coast of England. The race regularly attracts over 1,700 boats and around 16,000 sailors, making it one of the largest yacht races in the world and the fourth largest participation sporting event in the UK after the London Marathon and the Great North and South Runs.

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: Ian Roman/onEdition The ICAP Leopard finish with Line Honours for the Monohull class today at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition The Toe in the Water set sail today at the start of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite yacht raceÕ, attracting anything

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition The Laser SB20 pass the Needles today at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite yacht raceÕ, attracting anything between 1,

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition The Hugo Boss set sail today at the start of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite yacht raceÕ, attracting anything betwee

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition The Echo Zulu pass the Needles today at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite yacht raceÕ, attracting anything between 1,5

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: Ian Roman/onEdition Sir Ben Ainslie on his way to breaking the Round the Island Record by over 15 minutes (2hrs 52 mins 15 secs) onboard J.P. Morgan BAR AC45. The win was dedicated to the memory of his friend Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, who died in a sailing accident recently. A black ribbon with 'Bart' in the middle were worn by the crew in his memory. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1

Jolie Brise set sail today at the start of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race.

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: Ian Roman/onEdition The Thalia pass the Needles today at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite yacht raceÕ, attracting anything betw

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition The Matambu approach the race finish today at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite yacht raceÕ, attracting anything betwe

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition The Coral and fleet approach the race finish today at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite yacht raceÕ, attracting anythi

20130601 Copyright onEdition 2013© Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition The Collective Spirit approach the race finish today at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Saturday 1st June) is the 4th largest participation sporting event in the UK and the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, it is dubbed ÔBritain's favourite yacht raceÕ, attracting anyt