Channel Islands squads set sail for 2011 Island Games

Guernsey Island Games team
Image caption Nearly 300 sportsmen and women will represent Guernsey at the Island Games

Hundreds of sportsmen and women have left Guernsey for the Island Games in the Isle of Wight.

The chartered ship left St Peter Port at about 1200 BST on Friday, where the Guernsey athletes joined other Channel Islands representatives.

The Games opening ceremony in Ryde is on Saturday evening, followed by six days of competition.

Alderney will be represented by 35 sportsmen and women.

Sark's team is made up of five shooters, one athlete and four archers.

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