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News - 24/06/15

Shepards Events Centre opens for RTI weekend

There’s great excitement at Shepards Wharf Marina as the newly refurbished Sugar Store Events Centre is about to open its doors for the Round the Island Race weekend offering live music, food and drink for all. 

Entry is free and bands ‘Jimmy’s Big Fish’ and ‘Helter Skelter’ will be playing. The new bar in the Events Centre will be selling drinks for thirsty sailors and spectators alike. The Amabi Restaurant will be setting up a BBQ on the Shepards Pier as well as getting up at the crack of dawn on Race Day to offer breakfast from 0500 onwards on Saturday, 27th June. 

Barbecue on the pier with Amabi
Friday, 26th and Saturday 27th June from 1700
Menu includes steak burgers, marinaded chicken, pulled pork, veggie burgers, and salad.
Specials: “secret pork” and “black Angus grain fed beef steak”

Race day breakfast on the pier with Amabi
Saturday, 27th June from 0500
Breakfast baps

Jimmy’s Big Fish will play at Shepards Sugar Store Events Centre on Friday, 26th June. 


Jimmy’s Big Fish are an Isle of Wight based band, established 1996 and fronted by singer/song writer Simon Holmes with musicians Peter Snaith, Bobby Buchanan and Mark Wozencroft.

Helter Skelter will also be playing. 

More about the Sugar Store Events Centre
The Shepards Events Centre offers you the opportunity to relax and socialise with friends and family on the comfortable sofas inside or out on the attractive decking area with tables and seating overlooking the harbour and the Solent. Listen to music, enjoy a drink and soak up the RTI atmosphere!

We hope to see you at Shepards this weekend!

Find out more about Shepards Wharf Marina and the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race.

See photos from the weekend on the Shepards Facebook page and CHC Facebook page.