Powerboats line up off Cowes this morning (Sunday), for the start of the Cowes Torquay Cowes and Cowes Pool Cowes races.

They are due to set off from the Royal Yacht Squadron at 10am.

International competitors are among those set to take on the test of speed to the Dorset coast and back.

Both races are part of the Offshore's Governing bodies UKOPRA British and World Championships.

Racing was cancelled in 2020, but in 2019, the Cowes Torquay Cowes title was won by Drew Langdon and Miles Jennings in Silverline Bullet.

Prizegiving takes place back in Cowes, this afternoon.