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Cowes Week Sailing. News and Results from the Largest Regatta of its Kind in the World
Three of the sailing world's most historic and prestigious trophies will be awarded to the three classes: The Queen's Cup, presented to the Royal Southampton Yacht Club by Queen Victoria in 1897;  - The King George V International Cup (also known as the White Heather Cup) from the Royal Thames Yacht Club, a huge flagon that was awarded for the 23 metre class in 1911 and won by White Heather II
Cowes Week
Cowes Week, organisers of one of the world's best-known sailing regattas, have announced the introduction of a new big boat race series, the Cowes Week Triple Crown. The new Cowes Week Triple Crown will be a regatta within a regatta:…
Cowes Week Sailing on the Solent
Cowes Week
Cowes Week, one of the UK's longest running and most successful sporting events, has been given a boost this week with the announcement that Aberdeen Asset Management has agreed to support the sailing regatta for one more year in 2016…
Cowes Week
Phil Hagen has been appointed Regatta Director of Cowes Week. Phil takes the reins from Stuart Quarrie, who retired following this year's regatta in August. Phil is no stranger to Cowes Week, having started as a course setter 11 years ago.…
Day Five at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week
Cowes Week
#cowesweek – Cowes Week today was a beautifully warm day with a stable east-north-easterly air flow over the Solent area that mostly averaged 9-11 knots, with a few stronger gusts, making for excellent racing conditions. The day saw the first…
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week
Cowes Week
#cowesweek – The second day of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week delivered perfect conditions, with bright sun and decent winds. A west-south westerly breeze built gradually through the day to give gusts approaching 20 knots by early afternoon. With 30-degree…
SB20 Class Ready for 'Tour de Cowes' Grand Slam
Cowes Week
#sb20 – The SB20 fleet looks set to be one of the most colourful and competitive on the water during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, as they host their four-day Grand Slam event with 'Tour de France-style' leaders' spinnakers for…
Cowes Week Ltd Seeks New Sailing Director
Cowes Week
#Cowesweek –  The organisers of the world famous Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week regatta are seeking a new Sailing Director to replace Stuart Quarrie, who will retire following this year's regatta in August. The Sailing Director role is a full…
Royal Navy Man Found Guilty Over Cowes Week Yacht Crash
Cowes Week
#YachtCrash - A former serving lieutenant in the Royal Navy has been found guilty of breaching international maritime law and ordered to pay more than £100,000 (€117,000) in fines and costs over an incident during Cowes Week 2011. According to…
Cowes Week Ladies Day & Offshore Sailing Action Video
Cowes Week
#cowesweek – Highlights of Ladies Day and the Artemis Challenge with some of the world's best offshore sailors in action with a number of British celebrities on board. Damian Foxall's Oman team was in action with Oman Sail's stars of the…
Cowes Week Big Boat Action on Day Five
Cowes Week
#cowes – Big Boat action at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week with some electrifying video action and special guests including British Olympic rowing legend, Sir Matthew Pinsent out on the water with Azzam's skipper,Ian Walker. Plus Dee Caffari, Oman Air-Musandam…
J/70 Sportsboat Winners Announced at Cowes Week
Cowes Week
#J/70 – Ruairidh Scott, Charlie Cumbley, Hugh Fletcher and Matt Curthoys, the team on board the J/70 North Sails, were yesterday pronounced as the winners of the J/70 Short Series at AAM Cowes Week 2013. The Jaques family were second…
Ireland's Damian Foxall Gears up for Isle of Wight Challenge
Cowes Week
#cowes – Ireland's Damian Foxall is among some of the biggest names in offshore ocean racing gearing up to take on the Isle of Wight in the 2013 Artemis Challenge at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on Thursday. The fleet…
Cowes Week Day Three & Strong Winds for Princess Royal Visit
Cowes Week
#cowesweek – The third day of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week dawned with unpromising weather forecasts – at one stage the Met Office's Inshore Waters forecast predicted winds up to Force 9 – although in the event the strongest gusts…
O'Leary Enjoys Cowes Week Lead on Corby 36, Yes!
Cowes Week
#cowesweek – Royal Cork's Nicholas O'Leary, and a number of crew from the Irish IRC champion yacht Antix, enjoyed glorious sunshine on board Adam Gosling's Yes (Corby 36) today in the second day of Cowes week, Britian's biggest regatta. O'Leary…
J70 Design Debuts at Cowes week
Cowes Week
#cowesweek – Nine boats has given the J70 design its first start in Cowes week this week as the new 22–foot sportsboat class debuts on UK and Irish waters, the latest addition to Britain's biggest sailing regatta. With 800 boats competing,…
Sebago Shoeboat is Catch of the Day at Cowes
Cowes Week
The authentic hand sewn Sebago deckshoe brand dating back to 1946 has been entertaining the crowds at Cowes this week. The Cowes comeback has been dominated by the 'Sebago Shoeboat' cruising the Medina with gifts for home coming sailors. Sebago's…

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