Sandown regatta cancelled

By David Newble

Sunday, August 10, 2014

 

Sandown regatta cancelled

Conditions at Sandown have led to the cancellation of the town's regatta. Picture courtesy of Sandown and Shanklin Inshore Lifeboat.

SANDOWN Regatta has been cancelled today (Sunday) due to bad weather.

The regatta was due to start at 10am but was called-off as the Island was battered by high winds and rain.

In a statement of Facebook, Sandown councillor, Ian Ward, said: "The committee had hoped the weather might improve but the forecast predicts continued high winds and high seas."

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