ANOTHER 2020 Isle of Wight public event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Seaview Beach Regatta was cancelled by organisers on Monday as a result of the outbreak limiting the viability of events.

A spokesperson for the regatta said: "It is with regret that after much thought, deliberation and discussion with the local community, the Regatta committee has reluctantly decided to cancel the Regatta for this year due to coronavirus pandemic.

"We look forward to seeing you all next year. The dates for the 2021 Regatta are Tuesday, August 17, to Thursday, August 19.

"The president for 2021 is George Nimmo."