Cowes Week

Cowes Week is held once a year in August and is reputed to be one of the oldest sailing regattas in the world.

The fireworks are renowned on the Isle of Wight, with many Islanders travelling to Cowes to watch them.

Cowes Week 09: Aaron Isted Will Attempt Escape

Cowes Week 09: Aaron Isted Will Attempt Escape

Ventnor Magician Aaaron Isted with attempt another death defying stunt at Cowes Week.

Sunday, 31st May, 2009 5:38pm

By Rachael Brooks with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Radio Take Centre Stage at Cowes Week

Isle of Wight Radio Take Centre Stage at Cowes Week

Isle of Wight Radio have announced that they have been named the ‘Official Radio Station for entertainment and stage events’ at Cowes Week this year. The station have confirmed that they will be working with

Thursday, 16th April, 2009 12:33pm

By Sally Perry

Liz Earle Ladies Day Trophy: Nominations Announced

Liz Earle Ladies Day Trophy: Nominations Announced

Those following Cowes Week will know that Ladies Day takes place on Thursday this week. It all looks set to be an exciting day of racing and will finish with the presentation of the

Tuesday, 5th August, 2008 3:04pm

By Rachael Brooks

No Sign of Credit Crunch in Cowes

No Sign of Credit Crunch in Cowes

We had to look twice at this headline yesterday in The Telegraph … “Banks raid training budgets for Cowes” We initially read it as ‘Bank Raids training budgets for Cowes’ thinking that Cowes was about

Monday, 4th August, 2008 11:20am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Cowes Week: Free Taster Sessions

Cowes Week: Free Taster Sessions

The final preparations are taking place for an exciting return of Cowes. There’s so much on offer again this year, whether you’re into sailing or not. Hang out on the parade and take advantage of

Friday, 1st August, 2008 9:06am

By Rachael Brooks

Driving South Heading North

Driving South Heading North

Island Band, Driving South have a busy time ahead of them this summer. Joining many others over Cowes Week, they’ll be playing free gigs twice at Shepard’s Wharf, but kicking off their busy week by

Wednesday, 30th July, 2008 1:39pm

By Rachael Brooks

The Kurves Headline Cowes Week

The Kurves Headline Cowes Week

If you’ve heard the buzz, but not yet seen them in action, Island band, The Kurves will be playing not once, but twice in one week at this year’s Skandia Cowes Week. Headlining on 2nd

Monday, 28th July, 2008 5:13pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Win WiFi Access And Meet Ellen MacArthur

Win WiFi Access And Meet Ellen MacArthur

We see in Yachting Monthly today that BT Openzone and Reeds Online Almanac have got together to create a competition that might be of interest to our readers. All you have to do is nominate

Thursday, 24th July, 2008 4:51pm

By Sally Perry

Cowes Week: Music On The Parade

Cowes Week: Music On The Parade

If you missed Jimmy’s Big Fish at the FONStival last weekend, there’s another chance to catch the action during Skandia Cowes Week. Jimmy’s Big Fish, Los Fantasmus, Derek Sandy (pictured) and Skybus are just some

Wednesday, 23rd July, 2008 7:08am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments