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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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In two weeks time it will be Fireworks Friday at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week and Cowes Fireworks Committee - formed of regatta organisers, Cowes Week Limited, Cowes Town Waterfront Trust, and the Isle of Wight Council – wish to extend their thanks to all those that have given generously to the fundraising effort and played their part in ensuring this year’s display can go ahead. • Read More25/07/2014


The 50 strong XOD class experienced every bit of the lottery that was thrown at the fleet on the third day of Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week. • Read More24/07/2014


Organisers of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, Cowes Week Limited, have teamed up with The Green Blue – the joint environment initiative of the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine Federation and Sunsail to further develop the number of green initiatives already in place at the regatta. • Read More18/07/2014


After following the example of his father, Richard O’Callaghan, by becoming a volunteer crew member for Cowes RNLI, his son, Laurie, has now further emulated him by qualifying as a helm. • Read More15/07/2014


Panerai British Classic Week 2014 got off to a spectacular start off Cowes on Sunday, 13 July with an opening race in dappled sunlight under scudding clouds and a variable west to northwesterly wind ranging from 10 to almost 20 knots. • Read More14/07/2014


From 12 to 19 July Cowes Yacht Haven will play host to the 2014 edition of Panerai British Classic Week. • Read More11/07/2014


British powerboat champion Shelley Jory-Leigh has announced she’ll be supporting disabled teen sailor Natasha Lambert by leading her safety boat team during the 2014 Sea and Summit challenge. • Read More10/07/2014


After over 25 years, Hugh Robotham is taking a step back from the front line of the Cowes lifeboat operation, which means no more day or night pager alerts. • Read More08/07/2014


Participants in East Cowes Sailing Club’s fundraising event “Sail the Wight” on Saturday, 12 July, will undertake a challenging passage either around the Isle of Wight, or a shorter route of some 30 miles within the Solent. • Read More07/07/2014


Hudson Wight Performance Sailwear has been appointed the official clothing sponsor for this year's Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week from 21-25 July, organised and hosted by the Royal London Yacht Club, Cowes. • Read More04/07/2014


Sunsail has announced that the Royal Yacht Squadron has selected Sunsail’s fleet of Beneteau First 40s to provide one design class racing for 25 teams from 19 countries; the fleet will race as part of a very special week-long event in July 2015 to mark the Squadron’s 200 year history. • Read More01/07/2014


Family Day at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week will have an exciting new addition this year - an outdoor cinema screening at Northwood House in Cowes. • Read More01/07/2014


Epic is without doubt the best way to describe the concluding day of the 10th anniversary Coutts Quarter Ton Cup in Cowes. • Read More30/06/2014


The River Hamble Games, on Saturday, 12 July, is a one day sporting extravaganza held on the River Hamble in Hampshire. • Read More26/06/2014


Cowes Week Limited (CWL) has announced that local letterbox has extended its support of the regatta in 2014 to include even more awe-inspiring airborne displays which will significantly enhance the shore-side programme at this year’s regatta. • Read More26/06/2014


A local charity CEO practices what he preaches by climbing to the top of a 100ft yacht mast to launch a spectacular fundraising challenge during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.Read More25/06/2014

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