Round The Island Yacht Race 2014

JP Morgan Round the Island Race 2014 A very slow but sunny race this year, with the winners, Team Richard Mille, taking nearly 9 hours! Phew! Ben Ainslie won last year taking only 2hrs 52mins! Lots of happy, sun kissed faces came home though, so there must have been just enough breeze out there. The JP Morgan team staying at The Caledon were very pleased with third place in their group.  Beautiful photo taken off The Needles by Thierry Martinez Photographe, and some fab pics here. Continue reading →

Isle of Wight Festival 2014

Isle of Wight Festival 2014 Another fabulous Isle of WIght Festival! Perfect sunny weather and discovering some top new bands made it one of the best in our 10 years here! Amber Run and The Struts were definite highlights, with James Walsh from Star Sailor and Calvin Harris big faves too. Thanks as usual to all our lovely guests for making it such a fun weekend, and for looking after our house…no mud this year, yay! Fab to see some of you again and great Continue reading →

Isle of Wight Marathon – Congrats Mark!

Congratulations to Mark for his fantastic effort on Sunday, his first ever marathon in 3hrs 51mins, pretty amazing I reckon (ok so I am a little biased!)  Well done to all the other runners too, including some of our guests who took part.  The Isle of Wight Marathon has been running continuously since 1957 making it the longest running marathon in the UK – there you go fact fans! So who’s up for entering next year? The Caledon Guest