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.

1851 Trust named as Official Event Charity for Lendy Cowes Week

lendy cowes week

The 1851 Trust - whose aim is to inspire and engage young people - has been chosen as official Lendy Cowes Week charity.

Tuesday, 5th December, 2017 2:27pm

By Mary Scott-Jackson

Blind Gold Medallist, Lucy Hodges MBE, returns to the helm for aql

Lucy Hodges MBE

Inspirational Gold Medallist, Lucy Hodges MBE, returned to the the helm of aql's Hanse 45 yacht for Lendy Cowes Week.

Friday, 4th August, 2017 11:39am

By Sally Perry

Lendy Cowes Week 2017: Day five racing report

Zero II - Cowes Race School

Rupert gives us a round-up of the fifth day’s racing at Lendy Cowes Week 2017.

Thursday, 3rd August, 2017 7:17am

By Sally Perry

World records smashed at Lendy Cowes Week round the Island race

Mapfre, Volvo Ocean 65 -

Brilliant news in the world of sailing as two world speed sailing records were smashed today in the Sevenstar Triple Crown series at Lendy Cowes Week.

Wednesday, 2nd August, 2017 6:01pm

By Mary Scott-Jackson with one comment

Lendy Cowes Week 2017: Day four racing report

Another great day out on the water

Rupert gives us a round-up of the fourth day's racing at Lendy Cowes Week 2017.

Wednesday, 2nd August, 2017 9:37am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Lendy Cowes Week 2017: Day three racing report

Great sailing on Day 3 of Lendy Cowes Week

Rupert gives us a round-up of the third day's racing at Lendy Cowes Week 2017.

Tuesday, 1st August, 2017 8:04am

By Sally Perry

Lendy Cowes Week 2017: Day two racing

day two racing

Rupert gives us a round-up of the second day's racing at Lendy Cowes Week 2017.

Monday, 31st July, 2017 8:59am

By Rupert Holmes

Lendy Cowes Week 2017: Plenty to see and do on the shoreside

The Red Arrows

There will be plenty to see and do during Cowes Week which starts this Friday, 28th July and runs until Saturday 5th August. Suzanne and Alan share a round-up of what you can get up to.

Tuesday, 25th July, 2017 2:20pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Cowes fireworks will return in 2017 thanks to new sponsor

cowes week fireworks

The recently-announced new title sponsor, Lendy, intends to preserve this iconic finale to the regatta and has generously pledged support to secure this year’s display.

Friday, 23rd June, 2017 7:08am

By Mary Scott-Jackson with one comment

Cowes Week gets a new name as sponsor announced

Cowes Week 2017 - CWL - Paul Wyeth

One of Europe’s leading peer to peer secured property lending platforms, Lendy, will be the title sponsor for Cowes Week for the next three years.

Wednesday, 7th June, 2017 12:47pm

By Mary Scott-Jackson

Cowes Week 2016 round-up: Day Six (HD photos)

Day Six of Cowes Week by Christian Beasley

Rupert Holmes shares the report from Day Six of the Cowes Week sailing regatta along with HD photos from Christian Beasley. Wonderful to look at even if you're not into sailing.

Friday, 12th August, 2016 11:58am

By Rupert Holmes

Cowes Week 2016 round-up: Ladies Day Racing

ladies day at cowes week 2016

Around a third of the 8,000 competitors taking part in the regatta are women. Tuesday saw racing for the Ladies Day Trophy which was presented during celebrations at Northwood House.

Wednesday, 10th August, 2016 12:56pm

By Cowes Week Organisers