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. Click here for more info . . .
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. Click here for more info . . .
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. Click here for more info . . .
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. Click here for more info . . .
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!
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.
Following the success of its 2010 national championship at Cowes Week, the Sigma 33 class association has chosen the event once again, as a platform in which to run its 2015 national championship, writes Sue Pelling. • Read More • 21/05/2015
Celebrations commemorating the Royal Yacht Squadron's Bicentenary International Regatta in Cowes are drawing closer and with less than 80 days left until the start of the event, for some competing yachts, preparation is getting frantic. • Read More • 20/05/2015
The number of entrants for 2015's Round the Island Race has officially reached the 900 mark. Race organisers, the Island Sailing Club is pleased to see a number of race partners lining up. • Read More • 13/05/2015
The Isle of Wight Literary Festival is an opportunity for book-lovers to celebrate the written and spoken word. This year, the line up includes Mary Berry, Alan Tichmarsh, Michael Morpurgo, Peter and Dan Snow. • Read More • 27/04/2015
Cowes RNLI lifeboat was among the vessels involved in a major emergency in Southampton Water this evening when a tug suddenly capsized, resulting in a subsequent dramatic life or death rescue of one of the two men aboard. • Read More • 31/03/2015
2015 is set be a landmark year for Cowes Harbour with the final stages of works on the new detached Breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October. • Read More • 30/03/2015
New Local Notices to Mariners from Cowes Harbour Commission, numbers 08 and 09, giving an update on the tidal flows within the Inner Harbour and an update on the latest breakwater works. • Read More • 24/02/2015
The biggest changes to the race management structure at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in many years have just been agreed by the organising yacht clubs of Cowes Combined Clubs. “The idea is to have consistent race management for as much of the week as possible, in order to give a higher level of continuity and consistency,” says Sailing Director Stuart Quarrie. • Read More • 16/02/2015
The promise of a spectacle of timeless classic versus cutting edge modern is emerging early in the year as the entries for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary start to lay down the gauntlet for the summer of sailing in England’s Solent in the last week of July. • Read More • 16/02/2015
Three members of Cowes Harbour’s Board of Commissioners, David Riley, Claudia Suckling and Jeremy Dale are coming towards the end of their second term of office, and CHC has started a recruitment process to find individuals with an interest in public service to fill the forthcoming vacancies. • Read More • 28/01/2015
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 More • 27/01/2015