Powerboat P1: Round the Island Audio

Powerboat P1: Round the Island Audio

Yes – you heard it … some of the Powerboat P1 just went past us in Ventnor (complete with helicopters) only 25 minutes after they set off from Cowes! Makes the sailing Round the

Friday, 24th August, 2007 3:40pm

By Simon Perry

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Classes of Boat

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Classes of Boat

Powerboat P1 has two classes of boats that take part, both of them as cool as you like. Here’s the break

Friday, 24th August, 2007 2:19pm

By Simon Perry

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Friday Timetable

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Friday Timetable

As you may have seen yesterday, the Powerboat P1 has arrived in Cowes and will be featuring all things speedy on the water over this weekend. The lineup for today is light compared with the

Friday, 24th August, 2007 11:17am

By Simon Perry

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Tomorrow, Saturday & Sunday

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Tomorrow, Saturday & Sunday

If you like the throbbing of big machinery, there’s going to be no better place to be than at Cowes this weekend. Gone are the sails, as the impossibly glamorous P1 Powerboat caravan races into

Thursday, 23rd August, 2007 8:27pm

By Simon Perry

RIB Crash, Cowes: Three Badly Hurt

RIB Crash, Cowes: Three Badly Hurt

I was lucky enough to take part in a race at Cowes Week On Wednesday, by the lovely people at Cheetah Marine (only joking), BT. It was all great fun, but one thing that

Friday, 10th August, 2007 9:04pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

SuperFly Re-Launch In Cowes

SuperFly Re-Launch In Cowes

If you were planning to go to Shindig on Saturday night (and crying into your hankie over it’s postponement) but still hoping to get out for the night, you might want to head over

Wednesday, 25th July, 2007 10:02pm

By Sally Perry

The Guardian Loves The Isle of Wight

The Guardian Loves The Isle of Wight

On Saturday the Guardian had a blitz of article on the UK as a destination for beach holidays – and the Isle of Wight came out in most of the pieces! By our quick straw

Monday, 16th July, 2007 4:50pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Wight Cable Get Sky TV Channels

Wight Cable Get Sky TV Channels

Looks like Wight cable have secured the basic Sky TV channel package for their subscribers (although there’s currently no mentioned of it on their site). Sky TV is now doing deals with many of the

Monday, 9th July, 2007 12:29pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Ventnor Gets National Coverage On BBC2

Ventnor Gets National Coverage On BBC2

All of last week, BBC2’s Working Lunch were running reports by Graeme Le Saux (the footballer) who came over to the Isle of Wight to look at our diverse collection of businesses. On Friday we

Tuesday, 19th June, 2007 2:54pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Red Funnel Earns £40 Million Profit for HBOS

Red Funnel Earns £40 Million Profit for HBOS

Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS), have walked off with a tidy profit of £40million. Not bad for three years investment.

Thursday, 7th June, 2007 10:21am

By Sally Perry

Stop Press: Red Funnel Up For Sale?

Stop Press: Red Funnel Up For Sale?

The Isle of Wight Ferry company is up for sale.

Friday, 13th April, 2007 8:50am

By Sally Perry with one comment