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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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Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is delighted with the news that Governors of the International Etchells Class Association have approved Cowes as the venue for the 2016 Etchells World Championship. Racing will take place from 5th to 10th September 2016, organised by the Royal London Yacht Club, and up to 100 boats will be berthed at CHC’s Shepards Wharf Marina where there is an established Etchells dry sailing fleet.Read More27/01/2015


While much of the press coverage around Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week tends to be centred on the biggest boats, or a handful of very big fleets, the experience for most competitors is focussed on the smaller fleets that make up the bulk of the 35-40 classes that race at the event each year.Read More21/01/2015


RORC Racing Manager Nick Elliott predicted 'a scramble for places' last October when it was announced that priority would be given to RORC members wishing to secure a place in the historic race celebrating its 90th year. He wasn't wrong. Just 24 minutes after the online entry system opened at midday on 12th January, over 300 boats had registered for the Rolex Fastnet Race. Read More16/01/2015


Each year, Cowes Week Limited (CWL) carefully evaluates the feedback it receives and uses this intelligence to shape improvements to the world class regatta.Read More12/01/2015


The SB20 keelboat class will hold its 2017 World Championships at the prestigious Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes.Read More07/01/2015


Hoegh Osaka is the cargo ship that ran aground on the Bramble Bank, off Cowes, on Saturday evening, 3rd January 2015.Read More06/01/2015


The RNLI benefitted from a donation of £767 following a well-supported pre-Christmas event staged at the Little Gloster in Gurnard.  • Read More30/12/2014


Entries for the 2015 J. P. Morgan Round the Island Race will officially open on 9th January to coincide with the Race website going live.Read More19/12/2014


The Little Britain Challenge Cup, the biggest sailing regatta for the property and construction industry, is pleased to announce that Solent Events & Solent RIB Charter has agreed to become a Silver Sponsor and an Official Charter Partner of the Little Britain Challenge Cup for 2015.Read More19/12/2014


The main aim of Cowes Harbour Commission’s (CHC) investment into the new Cowes Breakwater was to provide a true sheltered harbour, thereby unlocking its full potential and creating a catalyst for major inward investment and employment generation.Read More15/12/2014


Cowes Week Limited (CWL), organiser of the world-famous sailing regatta, is looking for a talented and experienced executive director to join the small full-time team responsible for the event.Read More15/12/2014


Clubs are committing from around the world to send teams to next year's Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary International Regatta which will take place between 25th - 31st July.Read More11/12/2014


Cowes-based sailing charity UKSA has been given a huge boost by Isle of Wight ferry provider Red Funnel which has chosen the local organisation as its charity of the year for 2015.Read More04/12/2014


The British Keelboat Academy (BKA) is pleased to announce that the next wave of Britain’s aspiring young keelboat sailors have now been confirmed for the 2014-15 season.Read More01/12/2014


To celebrate the 2015 Suzuki Dinghy Show, the RYA are giving you the chance to be part of a special feature at the show. It could be a selfie taken back in the summer, an action shot out on the water or even a pose with your friends at your sailing club. Whatever the snap, they want your #sailingselfie to create a huge wall of photographs which will welcome visitors to the show. 


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One of the largest Christmas events on the Isle of Wight will be in Cowes this year - The Cowes Christmas Festival will be held at the Yacht Haven on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th December and admission is free.Read More27/11/2014

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