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All the news from Cowes Week 2014

All the news from Cowes Week 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week takes place from 2 - 9 August 2014.
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2014 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

2014 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race The annual J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, and takes place in 2014 on Saturday, 21 June.
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Top events in Cowes for 2014

Top events in Cowes for 2014 2014 is set be yet another vintage year for Cowes. Many of the yachting and powerboating events represent the pinnacle of their sport whilst others provide a showcase for the best of club racing, rallies, and regattas.
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Cowes Harbour Commission news

Cowes Harbour Commission news Catch up with all the latest news from Cowes Harbour Commission.
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Cowes Breakwater Project news

Cowes Breakwater Project news Construction of the new detached Cowes Harbour breakwater started in May 2014.
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A very British race

A very British race Helen Fretter explains why the America’s Cup belongs back in Cowes.
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What are the health benefits of sailing?

What are the health benefits of sailing? Did you know that doing what you love is good for you?! Find out about the ‘health benefits of sailing’, from Caroline Hurley - Sports Massage Therapist I.I.H.H.T ART(Redg) at BeCalmed in Cowes.
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Cowes History and Places to Visit

Cowes History and Places to Visit Cowes and East Cowes has a wealth of history and interesting places to visit.
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Cowes start for Round Britain and Ireland Race

Cowes start for Round Britain and Ireland Race The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) have confirmed Sevenstar, leading Dutch specialist yacht transport company, as title sponsor of the 1,802 nautical mile non-stop race starting from Cowes, Isle of Wight on 10 August 2014.
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Loads in store at 2014 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show
Calling all Island dinghy sailors! The RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show is the only place to be over the weekend of 1-2 March if you’re passionate about dinghy sailing or are thinking about taking to the water for the first time - it’s a great day for all the family!


London Boat Show 2014 preview
Lots of sailors, boaters, and marine businesses from Cowes and the Isle of Wight will be heading up to the capital for the London Boat Show which runs from 4 to 12 January.


2013 PSP Southampton Boat Show preview
Watch a preview video of the PSP Southampton Boat Show 2013 which runs from 13-22 September.


Crewsaver RS Elite Stadium Cup Cowes 2013
The Crewsaver RS Elite Stadium Cup is a new event designed to showcase the RS Elite fleet in front of the knowledgeable crowds at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.


Video of Panerai British Classic Week
A flavour of Panerai British Classic Week in Cowes, July 2013.


Sailing through Ventnor Bay - RTIR 2013
The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race fleet passes quietly through Ventnor Bay on a wonderful, sunny Isle of Wight day.


Stuart McIntosh talks to COWES.co.uk
Cowes Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh talks to COWES.co.uk about his career at sea in the Merchant Navy and on superyachts, his position as Cowes Harbour Master and Chief Executive, the importance of Cowes as a yachting and visitor destination, and his long term vision for the harbour.


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Once again the Solent will reverberate to the sound of high powered, high octane powerboats when the Cowes Classic Powerboat Race roars into town. • Read More21/08/2014


Swish, skippered by Canadian Roderick Knowles, crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 04.06.49 BST on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 with an elapsed time of 8 days, 19 hours, 06 minutes and 49 seconds. • Read More20/08/2014


Sip and puff sailing teen Natasha ‘Miss Isle’ Lambert from Cowes declared she ‘didn’t want to leave her boat' after completing the final sailing leg of her extraordinary Sea and Summit challenge on Tuesday, 19 August. • Read More20/08/2014


At 0800 BST on Tuesday, 19th August nine yachts were still racing in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. • Read More19/08/2014


Tickets for the 2014 Isle of Wight Literary Festival, taking place in Cowes from 16-19 October, are now on sale. • Read More19/08/2014


Jens Kellinghusen's Ker 51, Varuna crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race at 12.10.32 BST on 17th August 2014. Varuna is now in first place in IRC overall, with a number of yachts still to finish.Read More18/08/2014


Sidney Gavignet and the crew of Musandam-Oman Sail, a MOD70 Trimaran crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 12.42.36 BST on Thursday 14th August 2014 with an elapsed time of 3 days, 03 hours, 32 minutes, 36 seconds. 

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An outright world record is set to tumble in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race today. Musandam-Oman Sail is in the English Channel and will need to cross the Royal Yacht Squadron Line by 12:59:14 today (14th August 2014). At 08.50 there were 80nm to go and its boat speed was 29kts.Read More14/08/2014


MOD 70 Musandam-Oman Sail, skippered by Frenchman Sidney Gavignet, is now over 40 miles ahead of the Volvo 65 fleet and has averaged an astonishing 27 knots since the start at Cowes. • Read More12/08/2014


Cowes RNLI lifeboat was among rescue services that attended a large yacht in which a man was fatally injured in what was a near-gale southwesterly on Monday, 11th August. • Read More12/08/2014


The 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, started from Cowes at 0900 BST on 11 August. • Read More11/08/2014


The final day of racing at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2014 delivered sparkling conditions with plenty of sun and wind, including gusts of 25 knots that gave exhilarating and energetic racing under predominately cloudless skies. • Read More11/08/2014


Racing was abandoned for all classes at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on Friday, 8th August once it became clear that there was no chance of a consistent wind developing in time for racing to take place. • Read More11/08/2014


A hopeful wait for a sea breeze to become established rewarded competitors in the classes scheduled to start from the Black Group committee boat with some first-class racing. • Read More08/08/2014


The fifth day of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on Wednesday, 6th August, saw the race area predominately bathed in sun, with the wind settling solidly into the west-southwest around 1100 and building from around 12 knots to a maximum of 19 knots, with puffs into the early 20s. • Read More07/08/2014


After a gentle start, Day 4 at Cowes Week was another one of shifty southerly and south-westerly winds that reached 15 knots at times in the afternoon. • Read More06/08/2014

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