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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 Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh talks to 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

Cowes will feature significantly in this year’s Yacht & Yachting Awards courtesy of some inspiring individuals and organisations. The Yacht & Yachting Awards aim to highlight the best performances, products, clubs and events of the last 12 months. Read More14/11/2014

The 2015 London Boat Show takes place from 9-18 January at ExCeL London, take a look at this preview video.

Read More13/11/2014

After a great year Etchells racing in Cowes the renaissance continues, 4 new owners joined the fleet in 2014 with a 5th buying a boat late season in preparation to start racing in 2015, plus a 6th importing a USA boat over the winter, to race from Cowes next spring. 

Read More10/11/2014

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is pleased to report that completion on the 2014 phases of the Cowes breakwater construction programme is imminent with contractors Boskalis Westminster now finalising the reshaping of the 350 metre long breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period.Read More05/11/2014

Cowes Harbour Commission has launched its first online consultation aimed at assisting the Commission during a major review of the vision, strategic objectives, plans and policies for Cowes Harbour on the Isle of Wight.Read More04/11/2014

First of all a huge thank you for helping make the four jam-packed days of events such a tremendous success.  All the speakers enormously appreciated their animated and engaged audiences and the general buzz and atmosphere.

Thursday opened with a fantastic array of established and emerging local authors complemented by ex M.P Chris Mullin looking at the lighter side of Westminster and Clive Chabrier entertaining the audience at MooCow with anecdotes about his amazing life and adventures.

Read More31/10/2014

The latest in a series of special fundraising events is set to take place in Cowes this Thursday (30th October) when local musicians once again ‘Rock the Cowes Bars’ to raise money for Earl Mountbatten Hospice.Read More30/10/2014

The first of the 2014 - 2015 season's Illusion Regattas took place at Bembridge over the weekend.Read More27/10/2014

Over 150 finance professionals participated in the inaugural Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week Finance Challenge in 2014 and due to its success, the 2015 event will not just be repeated, it will be staged over five days instead of just one. It will be organised in partnership with Sunsail, the newly appointed Official Charter Sailing Partner of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, using Sunsail’s identical fleet of 30 Sunsail Match First 40s from 10 to 14 August, 2015.

The winners of last year’s regatta, Aberdeen 1, followed by Deloitte Blue, with Red Funnel M&G 1 in third, have already expressed an interest to participate. 

Read More23/10/2014

This year’s Cowes Christmas Fair 2014 continues to be one of the most popular and busy shows on the Island. Once again, we have a vast range of stalls selling a fabulous variety of quality, unique gifts and crafts from talented crafters and small Island businesses. It will be a wonderful opportunity to buy all your Christmas presents under one roof at a friendly and warm event. There is ample FREE parking and entry to the event is FREE also. There will be entertainment and refreshments – A great day out for all the family.

Read More20/10/2014

This winter give your loved ones a gift that will reward in more ways than one.

Fourteen Isle of Wight businesses are working together to encourage Isle of Wight people to buy from Isle of Wight retailers this Christmas.  The ground breaking campaign, named Give Isle of Wight, is set to support independent local stores in this critical economic period.

Read More15/10/2014

Sir Ben Ainslie, four-time Olympic gold medalist, and Sir Keith Mills (Air Miles and Nectar card tycoon) today launched the 1851 Trust, which aims to inspire and engage a new generation through sailing and the marine industry, providing young people with the education, skills and training to become innovators of the future and stewards of the marine environment. Read More14/10/2014

Boskalis Westminster was due to start two more weeks of work on the new Cowes breakwater this week. It has already become quite a feature of the harbour, rising between 3.7 and 4.4 metres above chart datum.Read More08/10/2014

The Isle of Wight Literary Festival is a unique boutique festival that has attracted many household names in the past, including Penelope Keith, Sir Max Hastings, Kate Mosse, Gyles Brandreth and Louis de Bernières, to name but a few.Read More06/10/2014

Cowes Week today announced that the leading sailing company Sunsail becomes their official charter sailing partner for the 2015 and 2016 regattas.Read More03/10/2014

Pupils at a local primary school in Cowes will become the first to benefit from funds raised at this year's Cowes Week for the UKSA.

Read More29/09/2014

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