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Round The Island Race 2024 results: Notorious wins amid wet and wild conditions

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Boisterous conditions during the 2024 Round The Island Race made for a thrilling race which provided challenges for both competitors and race organisers…

Some years the annual Round the Island Race is a gentle stroll around the Isle of Wight in gentle summer sunshine. 2024 was anything but…

This is the UK’s biggest mixed fleet race on the calendar but Saturday’s race saw strong winds, with gusts of up to lash the south coast meaning that a number of smaller classes were withdrawn before the race and many others retired.

The most extreme conditions were experienced in the pinch point that is the Needles Channel. Gusts of 50kn were recorded and wind over tide conditions at times made for truly intimidating conditions. In the end just 153 yachts completed the course with a remarkable 418 retiring.

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In such conditions it was no surprise that big boats came to the fore and it was to be Irvine Laidlaw’s 80’ Gunboat Highland Fling that took line honours, making the circuit in an impressive 3h 39m.

Meanwhile the TP52 Notorious , owned and skippered by Peter Morton took monohull line honours and won IRC on corrected time, scooping the much coveted Gold Roman Bowl in the process.

Peter Morton, owner and skipper of Notorious said: “This is one of the world’s greatest races and every year I look forward to it. I’ve not had the boat that long but I’ve competed in Round the Island Race many times over the last 50 years in various boats I’ve owned.

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“Yesterday was special and the toughest one I’ve done. It’s 40 years ago since I won the Gold Roman Bowl on a little 25ft boat called ‘Odd Job’ which was the smallest boat in the fleet, so this year was very special for me.”

An unsettled early summer in the British Isles provided a real headache for the organisers of the annual Round the Island Race, who woke up to the reality on Saturday of extreme conditions, Race Director, Dave Atkinson said: “This race was a challenge for both the competitors and the Race Team at the Island Sailing Club, with the safety and well-being of the crews being the main priority.

“We would like to thank the RNLI, independent lifeboats and coastguard teams for their assistance and co-operation before and during the race on Saturday. Despite the challenging conditions we only had nine incidents connected to the race which is less than previous years, this shows the seamanship of the crews and the correct decision making that went into undertaking of the race.”

For more information and full results, visit the official Round The Island Race website .

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The annual Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight. The race regularly attracts over 1,000 boats and thousands of sailors, making it one of the largest yacht races in the world and the fourth largest participation event in the UK after the London Marathon and the Great North and South Runs.

The race continues to live up to its reputation as a ‘Race for All’ – welcoming sailors from all over UK and the world - with professional sailors, keen amateur crews, families and first-time racers competing on the same 50 nautical mile course. Starting on the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes early morning on Saturday 15th June, the fleet races around the Isle of Wight in an anticlockwise direction.

Spectators can enjoy a fantastic view of all the action from many points on the Island’s breath-taking coastline. The start in Cowes is a sight to see (and hear, with the starting cannons being fired for every fleet start), then the boats pass around the Needles Lighthouse, along the south-west coast of the Island to St. Catherine's Point and up across Sandown Bay to round the Bembridge Ledge Buoy. The fleet then makes its way on either side of No Man's Land Fort and across Osborne Bay to the finish line in Cowes. Those who cannot get to watch in person can always keep an eye on the race's progress on the event  website  and social media.

This year, the Race Team and the Island Sailing Club (ISC) are staging an Official Hospitality Venue on The Parade in Cowes. It’s free to enter, everyone is welcome, and it will be open throughout the race weekend from 14:00 on Friday 14 June to Sunday 16 June in the evening. This shoreside venue will be the best place to enjoy the buzz of the race, meet up with friends over a few drinks and enjoy the live music.

The new venue will feature: •    Large Crew Bar marquee serving a wide range of drinks including draft beers and ales •    Food Court serving delicious food and snacks – vendors include favourite local Cowes restaurant ‘The Garden’, Honey Donuts and Island Ice •    Live music on the stage all three days including bands Blonde Bombshell (Friday night) and Cornerstone (Saturday night)  •    B&G Race Support Event Truck offering electronics set-up support to all competitors and get involved in their ‘Plinko’ prize game •    Helly Hansen and RNLI stand – take the ‘Ready Steady Crew’ challenge and buy a race memento from the HH Official Race Collection  •    Crew Deli at Blind Tiger - Deli Boxes are available to pre-order & collect on Friday www.blindtigeriw.co.uk •    Crew Suppers at Blind Tiger on Friday and Saturday - book via www.blindtigeriw.co.uk •    The Mermaid Garden at the ISC - cocktails, beers and pizza

The official charity partner in 2024 is the RNLI that has supported the Round the Island Race for many years ensuring the safety of all participants with RNLI lifeboats strategically positioned around the course. 

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A sea of spinnakers, maxis crossing tacks with Folkboats - the Round the Island Race is a grand day out for all. Bob Fisher captures a snapshot of British yachting since 1931

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When Major Cyril Windeler suggested to the Island Sailing Club that it should run a race round the Isle of Wight, it was to him an obvious opportunity for the owners of smaller yachts to enjoy a bigger than usual competition.

Major Cyril Windeler, founder of the RTI

Major Cyril Windeler, founder of the RTI

This was the age of Big Boat racing and the beginning of the J Class , but the new race was restricted to vessels of between 5 and 25 tons. The course was challenging, but not too challenging and could be successfully completed in a day from the centre of British yachting – Cowes.

What began as a race for 25 starters in 1931 has grown and grown to a peak of over 1,800 competitors. For many sailors, the Round the Island Race is a once-a year, not-to-be-missed jolly on a summer’s day. For others it is a battle of wits over a complex course, involving changing currents, unpredictable breezes and idiosyncratic tides.

There have been many changes over the years. It is taken for granted now that the race is sailed in a westabout direction, but the second race, in 1932, had the fleet of 32 starting to the east.

Threading the Needles

Until 1955, Bridge buoy had to be left to port and then there were years in which it was possible to ‘thread The Needles’, passing between two of the chalk pillars. Jack Knights did so with great success in a Yachting World Diamond to win the race in 1961, but the practice was frowned upon and from 1963 until 1980 Palm buoy was dropped offshore of the infamous hazards, Goose Rock and the wreck of the Varvassi .

When the entry was extended to boats of more than 25 tons in 1948, the bigger boats raced for the Crankshaw Bowl and had to round the Nab Tower. That practice was dropped after one year. The start line was also the finish line until 1980 when a separate finish was set between Prince Consort buoy and a committee boat to the north – three years later the double finishing line, as used today, was established.

Round the Island facts First raced 1931 Biggest fleet 1,875 in 2008 Distance 50 nautical miles Startline Royal Yacht Squadron line, Cowes Finish Off Prince Consort, Cowes Last winner of Gold Roman Bowl Contessa 26  High Potential , Ross Applebey Course record 2h 22m 23s MOD70 Concise 10 Ned Collier-Wakefield (2017) Fastest monohull 3h 43m 50s Mike Slade, 2013, ICAP Leopard Most wins Sir Edward Heath, 4, in a succession of Morning Cloud s Yachts are in view the whole way round from vantage points on the Isle of Wight and from Hurst Point and Gilkicker on the mainland

For many years there was no time limit for the race – that changed in 1975 – and nowadays there is no shortened course facility. The reasoning behind this is that there is such a wide range in the boats’ speeds that a call for a shortened course would have to be made within three hours of the start, by which time some of the slower boats might still be in the west Solent and the fastest in the east Solent.

Ghosting along to windward in 1932. The 8-metre Felise leads from Guenora, Cutty Sark and Farewell

Ghosting along to windward in 1932. The 8-metre Felise leads from Guenora , Cutty Sark and Farewell

And it is at the eastern entrance to the Solent that there have been recent changes. The clearance of the obstruction between No Man’s Land Fort and the Island shore allowed boats inside the Fort, which was, until 2005, a mark of the course, but the practice was actively discouraged.

The critics complain that it gives an added advantage to the smaller boats, but ever since the first race when Peter Brett’s 22ft Cornish fishing boat won on handicap, half the races have been won by boats of less than 30ft LOA.

The pattern changed in the Sixties after a couple of victories by modified folkboats, with the introduction of one-tonners. There were two wins in succession for Sir Max Aitken’s Roundabout and then in the Seventies came the Admiral’s Cuppers, led for three years in a row by Sir Edward Heath’s Morning Cloud s – in 1971 and 72 the 40ft Lallow-built S&S version and in 1973 the 45ft Morning Cloud III .

Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath sailing Morning Cloud IV to victory in 1980. Photo: Beken

Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath sailing Morning Cloud IV to victory in 1980. Photo: Beken

The former Prime Minister claimed a fourth win – a record no one has bettered – in 1980 with the Ron Holland-designed 44ft Morning Cloud IV .

Dominating folkboats

However, folkboats do appear to have claimed the limelight, even if some are lightly disguised as Contessa 26s. Builder Jeremy Rogers and his family have scored three victories (only the second skipper to do so) with Rosina of Beaulieu, but it must be recorded that since Edward Donald’s win with Celia Mary in 1999, there have been seven victories for folkboats or their derivatives, making a total of 11, the earliest being H.B. Shaw’s Katrina in 1948.

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Which does tend to point a finger towards the handicap systems used. When the race began, and until 1971, the RORC Rating and time scales, in seconds per mile, were used to determine the winner of the Gold Roman Bowl, the overall handicap prize.

Sir Max Aitkin’s S&S-designed Roundabout in 1971. She won the Gold Roman Bowl twice in the Sixties. Photo: Beken

Sir Max Aitkin’s S&S-designed Roundabout in 1971. She won the Gold Roman Bowl twice in the Sixties. Photo: Beken

After that it was the International Offshore Rule (IOR). An unrated class was introduced in 1977 and this quickly became popular, accounting for 761 of the then record entry of 1,813.

In 1984 the Channel Handicap System (CHS) was introduced and in 1999 the IRC which continues to be used to this day.

Notorious hazards

There are a number of notorious hazards to the race that have a nasty habit of fighting back. The list of those who have hit one or other of the obstructions off The Needles is almost endless, but happily there have been no life-threatening accidents. The ‘hairpin’ bend at this stage is tempting in the extreme, and there are Goose Rock and the wreck of SS Varvassi to avoid.

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A press of spinnakers as the fleet rounds The Needles in 2006. Photo: Thierry Martinez

In 1990, Bruno Troublé hit the Varvassi wreck in the French Admiral’s Cupper Xeryus and so damaged the boat that it had to be abandoned and sank. Part of the stern was recovered and can still be seen in the Haven Bar in Lymington.

Three years later my Barracuda of Tarrant , with the current editor of this magazine in her crew, was forced too far west at this point and the starboard rudder hit the Varvassi ’s boiler, bent the stock and forced the aft edge to pierce the hull. Donning lifejackets, the crew abandoned the boat as it was taken in tow.

Goose Rock has trapped a few too. In 1995, Mike Slade’s Longobarda hit the western end of it and came to a grinding halt. Chris Law, who was steering, went through the port steering wheel. Having warned the crew: “Brace yourselves,” I joined him and the owner through the starboard one.

Surprisingly, Spirit of the North , with vastly experienced Owen Parker in charge, must have seen our dilemma yet still piled onto the eastern end of the rock. Doubtless others will hit these hazards in the future.

Left: Spirit of the North receiving assistance after hitting Goose Rock off The Needles in 1995. Photo: Jamie Lawson-Johnston/PPL

Spirit of the North receiving assistance after hitting Goose Rock off The Needles in 1995. Photo: Jamie Lawson-Johnston/PPL

For the majority, the passage will be safe, and for some fast. In 1933, two boats took more than 24 hours to complete the course (there was no time limit until 1976), but when multihulls were allowed to enter in 1961, a new world opened. The race record had stood to the 12-metre Little Astra at 7h 45m since 1948, but Don Robertson’s 36ft catamaran Snow Goose reduced it to 6h 34m. Tony Bullimore in Apricot and Mike Whipp with Rodney Pattisson in Paragon reduced the time further and, in 2001, Francis Joyon, sailing with Pattisson in the 60ft trimaran Dexia Eure et Loire cut it to 3h 08m.

The monohulls got quicker too. In 2001 Mike Slade in Skandia Life Leopard claimed his third monohull record only to shatter it again in 2008 and 2013. Records come only when conditions are ideal – when the wind is due north, for example, and the tide turns in favour at The Needles and the flood is not too strong after Bembridge Ledge buoy.

Any boat entering the Round the Island Race follows in the footsteps of many famous boats. Chris Ratsey’s Evenlode , a Fife-designed 34-footer was twice best on corrected time. Franklin Woodroofe’s 36ft Nicholson design Lothian was a double winner, as was Sir Max Aitken’s S&S one-tonner Roundabout .

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Photo: Thierry Martinez / Sea&Co

There have been many other level-raters at the front, including Robin Aisher, with his Yeoman XXV . And in 1988, Harold Cudmore steered the Whitbread maxi Drum for Arnold Clark to win the Gold Roman Bowl. There have been J Class yachts such as Velsheda and hordes of dayboats, Dragons, Etchells, Ultra 30s and South Coast One-Designs such as Marbella , which won the Silver-Gilt bowl in 2007. And there will be many more.

The mystery of the Gold Roman bowls

When Cyril Windeler’s idea for a race was still gestating within the Island Sailing Club, he set about finding a trophy. He spotted a recently recovered Roman drinking vessel in a London goldsmith’s window. This Thames-dredged cup suited Windeler’s style and he commissioned a copy to be made by Mappin & Webb.

The replica, as was the custom of the day, was fashioned in silver and gilded. It wasn’t quite what Windeler had wanted, but it was sufficient for the first race in 1931.

But a second Roman Bowl was commissioned (and hallmarked) in 1937 from S. Blanckensee & Son of Birmingham to be fashioned in gold. It is 112mm in diameter with a single handle of 46mm and stands 72mm above the wooden plinth (fashioned of oak from HMS Victory ). It weighs 244g. Windeler also ordered three silver replicas, which bear the hallmark of Blanckensee, but in Chester.

RoundThe Island Race trophy, Isle of Wight

That cup, which is now presented to the boat finishing 2nd on overall handicap, was presented on Ratsey’s death to the ISC and is joined today by another silver-gilt trophy, which goes to the overall winner on ISC handicap rating.

The mystery as to which trophy is which comes from 1984 when what is thought to be the original silver-gilt trophy, bearing a 1931/2 hallmark, was presented to the Royal Lymington YC by the estate of Lionel St Clair Byrne. Byrne had won this bowl in 1953 when Windeler decided it should be awarded as a keepsake to the winner in Coronation year.

Local folklore records that Byrne used the two bowls for cocktail snacks, but decided that the gold one was too valuable to sit on his mantelpiece and took it for safe deposit to the bank. When the time came to return it to the ISC, he discovered he had deposited the silver-gilt one and inadvertently kept the gold one on show in his home.

The silver-gilt one is now the Lionel Byrne Cup and is presented each year to the Royal Lymington YC member with the best performance.

But where is the original Roman bowl dredged from the Thames? Could it be in the Mansion House (the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London) or at the Goldsmiths’ Guild or in some dusty cabinet?

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The 2023 edition of the Round the Island Race is fast-approaching, with hundreds of boats getting ready to line up for the 50-mile circuit of the Isle of Wight on Saturday 1 July.

Billed as “Britain’s Favourite Yacht Race” and organised by a small and experienced team at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, the event sees amateurs in cruising yachts sail the same course as some of the biggest professional names who are competing on cutting-edge race boats.

It is a famously spectacular sight, with yachts and sails streaming down the Solent and round the island coast, taking anything between a few hours for the fastest and a full day for those enjoying a more leisurely day out.

This page links to all the info you need for entry, race day advice, branded kit and everything else you might want to know if you’re doing the Round the Island Race this year. See you out there!

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The official race charity is the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. Read here about the trust’s campaign to mark its 20th anniversary this year, as it takes part with four boats and more than 20 young people recovering from cancer treatment.

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This year Elliot Brown Watches will be awarding the winners of eight categories with one of their Bloxworth Heritage Diver Watches. A few years back, the Poole based watch manufacturer, put one of their watches through the ultimate test by strapping it to the bow of a boat competing in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race. Around 50,000 nautical miles later, it was still keeping perfect time. The perfect sailor’s watch?

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WJAR produced first live broadcast of America's Cup race

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WJAR produced a live broadcast of the 1983 America's Cup from Newport. (WJAR)

WJAR made television history in 1983 in the waters off Newport. We produced the first live telecast of an America's Cup race.

It was the seventh and deciding race between the Royal Perth Yacht Club's Australia II and the New York Yacht Club's Liberty.

Broadcast live worldwide, everyone was eager to see if the Americans' 132-year win streak would end.

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Australia II won the race, with credit given to a secret keel design that was not revealed until after the race.

Reluctantly, the U.S. handed over the trophy.

"According to the wishes of syndicate head Alan Bond, the trophy, no matter what turf it rests on, will still be called the America's Cup," NBC 10's Beverly Schuch reported.

American teams have since won back the cup, but the marquee race has never returned to Newport.

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Man dies, two rescued after yacht capsizes off Lady Elliot Island

An overturned yacht at sea.

The search for a sailor who went missing when a yacht overturned off the Queensland coast has ended in tragedy after his body was recovered.

Police said the 65-year-old man had been travelling on the yacht from Yeppoon to Brisbane when an EPIRB was activated about four nautical miles south of Lady Elliot Island about 5am Sunday.

The vessel was found shortly after 10:15am with two men in the water.

RACQ LifeFlight said the father and son had managed to climb onto the upside-down vessel to raise the alarm.

They were winched into a rescue helicopter.

An aerial view of vessels at sea.

"It's believed the keel snapped on the boat the men were on, causing it to overturn," LifeFlight said in a media release.

Police said a 62-year-old man and 27-year-old man were taken to Bundaberg Hospital where they remained in a stable condition.

They said the body of the 65-year-old man was found shortly after 2pm.

Police said all three men were from Yeppoon.

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West Hampton Dunes' mayor, Gary Vegliante, facing 2nd contested race since 2008

Irwin Krasnow, left, is challenging incumbent West Hampton Dunes Mayor...

Irwin Krasnow, left, is challenging incumbent West Hampton Dunes Mayor Gary Vegliante in a two-way race to lead the oceanfront village. Credit: John Roca

Contested elections for mayors and trustees will take place in villages across Long Island this month, including in West Hampton Dunes, where the village's incumbent mayor is facing only his second contested race since 2008. 

What began as a three-way race whittled down to two in the final weeks before the June 21 election. 

Gary Vegliante, 73, the village's only mayor in its three-decade history, faces a challenge from Irwin Krasnow, 63, who works in commercial real estate and is a member of the village’s zoning board of appeals. The village was founded in 1993.

Deputy Mayor Gary Trimarchi, 73, had sought the position but dropped out to support Krasnow.

WHAT TO KNOW

  • Villages across Long Island will hold elections on June 18 and June 21.
  • Positions up for election include mayors and board trustees.
  • The majority of the village elections are uncontested.

Trimarchi and Krasnow jointly announced the decision June 7. Trimarchi's party, which includes two trustee candidates, will remain on the ballot, according to the village clerk.

“For me, it’s not about being the mayor,” Trimarchi said. “I’m doing this for the good of the village. … And this would be the best way for us to achieve control of the village.”

Trimarchi has one year remaining on his trustee term. 

Vegliante said the late change won’t affect his campaigning but added it "will make the race much harder."

Krasnow and Trimarchi both said they would likely be splitting votes and sought to consolidate for their shared goal of ousting Vegliante.

“We didn’t want to take a chance that Gary Vegliante could somehow pull this rabbit out of a hat,” Krasnow said. 

Each candidate is running in a party with two trustee candidates. Terms are four years for mayor and trustees.

Vegliante, in an earlier interview, said the community has been “virtually crime free” with a “stable” tax rate and the village’s partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allowed its beach to remain strong.

Krasnow said, if elected, he plans to reduce the mayor's compensation package. The mayor is paid $109,365 annually, governing an area with approximately 300 mostly seasonal homes.

Vegliante’s party includes two incumbent trustees, Michael Craig and Harvey Gessin.

Krasnow’s party includes Regina Mulhearn and Howard Freedman. Their platform cites protecting homes from rising water as a top priority and notes the “disproportionate compensation” for mayor.

Trimarchi's original running mates for trustee, Priscilla Adam and Salvatore Mattioli, will still be on the ballot. 

Trustees are paid $3,000 annually.

In other contested village races:

Atlantic Beach

Three candidates are running for two Atlantic Beach village trustee seats in the June 18 election. Incumbent Edward A. Sullivan and Anthony Livreri are running on the Atlantic Beach Integrity party and Barry M. Frohlinger is running on the 4GoodGovernment Party line. The unpaid seats have two-year terms. Incumbent Mayor George J. Pappas is running unopposed.

Hewlett Harbor

Incumbent Mayor Mark Weiss is running against challenger Domenico Calandrella in the June 18 election.

Incumbent trustees Kenneth Kornblau and Thomas Cohen are running against Lorie Ruditser and Igor Noble.

The offices are unpaid and have two year terms.

Hewlett Neck

Three people are running for two trustee seats on June 18: incumbent Aaron Schnell, Edward Vilinsky and Russel Weinrib.

The offices are unpaid and have two-year terms.

Huntington Bay

Mark Dara and Michael Frawley are running in a June 18 election to replace Mayor Herb Morrow, who was elected in 1994 but is not seeking reelection. In July, Morrow confirmed the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office is investigating the use of a village-issued credit card, allegedly for personal expenses. The case is pending.

The term is two years. The mayor earns $1,500 a month.

Deputy Mayor Paris C. Popack is running for mayor against Shlomo Nahmias in the June 18 faceoff.

On June 18, incumbent Mayor John Popeleski will face off against trustee Jeffrey Stone for a two-year term, which comes with an annual salary of $7,000.

Incumbent trustees Harry Farina, who serves as the deputy mayor, and Monica IIdefonso are being challenged by Nancy Rozakis and Robert Swerdlow. Trustees earn $3,000, while the deputy mayor makes $4,500.

North Haven

Incumbent Mayor Chris Fiore faces a challenge to retain his post from village resident Barbara Roberts in the June 18 election.

Fiore, a retired retail executive, is seeking his second two-year term after winning a three-way mayoral race in 2022. Roberts, a co-founder of the civic organization Save Sag Harbor, spent 12 years on the Suffolk County Planning Commission representing Southampton Town.

The mayor is paid $5,000 annually.

Port Jefferson

Three candidates are running for two trustee seats in the June 18 election.

Kyle Hill, Marie Parziale and Xena S. Ugrinsky are running for the seats held by trustees Rebecca Kassay and Drew Biondo, who are not seeking reelection.

Terms are for two years, and trustees are paid $12,500 annually.

Incumbent trustees Marilyn Clark and Lisa Duryea Thayer face a challenge from David G. McMillan Jr. and Mark Landis in the June 21 election.

Trustee terms are two years and are unpaid.

Four candidates are seeking two trustee seats in the June 18 election.

Incumbent trustees Edward Haye and Jeanne Kane face a challenge from Mary Ann Eddy, who serves on the village committee that advises the board on issues related to the waterfront, and Ronald Reed, a member of the village planning board.

Trustees are paid $12,000 annually. Terms are two years.

Southampton

Four candidates are seeking two trustee seats in the June 21 election.

Incumbent trustees Gina Arresta and Leonard Zinnanti face a challenge from residents Josh Belury and Edward Simioni. Zinnanti was appointed to the board last July to fill the remaining trustee term of William Manger, who was elected mayor last June.

Trustees are paid $20,500 annually. Terms are two years.

The village of Muttontown did not respond to requests for election information. 

With Carl MacGowan, Deborah S. Morris, Ted Phillips, Joe Werkmeister and Darwin Yanes

Polling times & locations

June 18, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Village Hall, 65 The Plaza, Atlantic Beach

June 18, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Village Hall, 449 Pepperidge Road, Hewlett Harbor

June 18, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Keystones Yacht Club, 190 Woodmere Blvd. South, Woodmere

June 18, noon to 9 p.m., Village Hall, 244 Vineyard Rd., Huntington

June 18, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Lawrence Yacht and Country Club, 101 Causeway, Lawrence

June 18, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Village Hall, 33 Manorhaven Blvd., Port Washington.

June 18, noon to 9 p.m., 355 Ferry Rd., Sag Harbor

June 18, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Village Center, 101-A East Broadway, Port Jefferson

June 21, noon to 9 p.m., at Village Hall, 3175 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack

June 18, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., at Sag Harbor Firehouse, 1357 Brick Kiln Rd., Sag Harbor

June 21, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton

West Hampton Dunes

June 21, noon to 9 p.m., 914 Dune Rd., West Hampton Dunes

Denise M. Bonilla

Denise Bonilla has worked at Newsday since 2003 and covers the Town of Babylon, including the villages of Lindenhurst and Amityville.

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