Eight teams, of three boats per team, will race against each other in a series of races including a long offshore race and a Round the Isle of Wight Race next week. Keep your eyes peeled for the yachts taking part.
Cowes is home to one of the most famous sailing regattas in the World, Cowes Week, so it’s little wonder readers have a keen interest in the sport of sailing.
With the many sailing clubs around the Wight, Islanders prove that it’s a ‘sport for all’ and not just those with the means. Here you’ll find all news relating to the sport and leisure activity of sailing.
The race commodore's yacht was lost to the sea on Saturday during Round the Island Race with crew rescued just seconds before the much-loved vessel sank just east of The Needles.
Monday, 4th July, 2016 8:38am
By Richard Heming with 3 readers' comments
The MOD70 trimaran, Phaedo 3, smashed through Ben Ainslie's record, completing the course in two hours 23 minutes, 23 seconds. Well done to all.
Saturday, 2nd July, 2016 1:53pm
By Rupert Holmes with 3 readers' comments
One third of the 8,000 competitors taking part in the regatta will be women. Ladies Day returns on 9th August for its 11th year.
Thursday, 19th May, 2016 1:55pm
By Kate Johnson with 2 readers' comments