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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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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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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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Cowes Breakwater Project news

Cowes Breakwater Project news Construction of the new detached Cowes Harbour breakwater starts May 2014.
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Cowes Harbour Commission Newsletters

Cowes Harbour Commission Newsletters Catch up with news from Cowes Harbour Commission's Newsletters.
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Great yachting photography

Great yachting photography The 2014 calendar from Cowes-based marine photographer Paul Wyeth contains beautiful images from recent assignments in the world of sailing and makes a super Christmas present for friends or family.
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The summer that was 2013

The summer that was 2013 After a summer which finally seems to have rewarded our long invested faith in the English weather we have to inevitably start thinking about the off season, writes Barney Sollars of Kingston Marine Services (KMS).
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RIB rides with Bembridge Powerboat Training

RIB rides with Bembridge Powerboat Training Chief instructor of Bembridge Powerboat Training, Sue McLagan, kindly gave us the opportunity to take a ride in their 10m RIB, reports Katie and Abby from COWES.co.uk.
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Top ten reads for the racing sailor

Top ten reads for the racing sailor Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2013 is underway, with its many races and competitions, so what can you do to improve your chances of winning? Here is the Adlard Coles list of top 10 racing books that will lead you to victory!
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The Solent Forts experience

The Solent Forts experience With most of us living in cities and working in offices it’s easy to forget the fact that we live on an island - and how much this little detail has shaped our history, our culture and our sense of who we are.
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Way Beyond forty-seven feet of pure luxury

Way Beyond forty-seven feet of pure luxury If you’re looking for a memorable yachting experience, then why not sail the Solent onboard Way Beyond, a Delphia 47 and the flagship of the Delphia range, designed to guarantee excellent sailing performance and comfort.
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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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Latest Cowes News


Henri Lloyd is offering an exclusive opportunity to sail aboard the Clipper 70 yacht Henri Lloyd 50 Years of Pioneering Spirit during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in August this year. • Read More17/04/2014


The Crown Estate, manager of around half the UK foreshore and entire seabed, has committed further investment and renewed the lease for Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club, the home of Team GB’s Paralympic Sailing Team. • Read More17/04/2014


So many beautiful boats, including classics and lovingly restored personal projects, compete annually in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. • Read More14/04/2014


Cowes RNLI lifeboat raced to help two young men aboard a yacht after they radioed Solent Coastguards they were in danger of being in the path of an approaching container ship. • Read More12/04/2014


There's still time to sign up to the season opener, the RORC Easter Challenge in Cowes, which offers a unique training ground for owners and crews over a three-day inshore regatta starting on Good Friday, 18 April. • Read More11/04/2014


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. • Read More10/04/2014


Cowes lifeboat crew member Andrea Vaughan found action a-plenty when she did a two-day stint at an RNLI lifeboat station on the River Thames in the heart of London. • Read More09/04/2014


The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Cowes (RCYC) have revealed plans to merge their operations and create one club with clubhouses both in London (RORC) and Cowes (RCYC). • Read More08/04/2014


Fifty years of co-ordinated race management by Cowes Combined Clubs (CCC) is to be celebrated with the introduction of the CCC Anniversary Trophy at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2014. • Read More07/04/2014


The 2014 JOG (Junior Offshore Group) season got underway with a 67 strong fleet across classes 3, 4, 5, and 6 for a race to the ever-shrinking NAB Tower. • Read More07/04/2014


A 23 foot, old gaffer, with a lone yachtswoman on board, had to be towed into Cowes today (2 April) by the local RNLI lifeboat after a mooring rope became wrapped around the propeller. • Read More02/04/2014


The changes for 2014 and the updated marks lists have been issued and are now available from the Solent Cruising and Racing Association (SCRA) website. • Read More02/04/2014


Refurbishment of the commercial shipping wharfage at Cowes Harbour Commission's (CHC) Kingston site in East Cowes is underway with the aim of repairing and protecting this valuable infrastructure for years to come. • Read More31/03/2014


We are pleased to report that the new edition of the Cowes Port Handbook is on schedule to be distributed before Easter throughout Cowes, around the Island, and in selected mainland locations. • Read More31/03/2014


Berth holders at Shepards Wharf Marina, as well as all other Cowes Harbour Commission mooring licence holders, are being invited to attend a series of workshops this season to help make the best use and get the most value out of their boats. • Read More31/03/2014


"There have been some very positive results from recent tests to the new breakwater design, which is really encouraging news, and we are expecting construction work to begin in May," writes Capt. Stuart McIntosh, Cowes Harbour Master. • Read More31/03/2014

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