Heave ho!

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.

Annual Small Ships race returns to Cowes

Small ships

The small ships are back and we have details of the best place to see them all on Saturday morning.

Wednesday, 28th September, 2016 8:32am

By Marcia Carter

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust receives keys to specially adapted yacht

The Keys

Last week at the Southampton Boat Show, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust received the keys to their new, specially adapted yacht. The yacht is now well on her way to Largs and should arrive in the next three days.

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 1:58pm

By Emma jackson

Practice racing in Extreme Sailing Series for Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy

Vega Racing

Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, with his team Vega Racing, entered the Extreme Sailing Series for the first time in Madeira Islands as the wildcard team yesterday (Wednesday).

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 6:58am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, to take on Extreme Sailing Series

tom-buggy-iw-sailor-extreme-series

Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, will be racing in the sixth Act of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series, taking place later this week in the Madeira Islands, Portugal.

Tuesday, 20th September, 2016 7:16am

By Sally Perry

Girls on Film win the One Ton Cup

Crew of Girls on Film,Receiving the One Ton Cup,

Following their success during AAM Cowes Week in the Fast 40+ Class Peter Morton and his Cowes based crew have won the One Ton Cup.

Tuesday, 20th September, 2016 6:59am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Cowes-based crew win the Fast 40+ Class Race

Girls On Film - Paul Wyeth Cowes Week

Peter Morton's Cowes based crew on Girls on Film won the inaugural FAST40+ Class at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.

Wednesday, 17th August, 2016 6:42pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

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: Day Five (HD photos)

Day Five at Cowes Week by Christian Beasley

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

Thursday, 11th August, 2016 8:51am

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

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

day three cowes week

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

Wednesday, 10th August, 2016 10:03am

By Sally Perry

Cowes Week 2016 round-up: Day Two

cowes week day two

Rupert Holmes shares the report from Day Two of the 2016 Cowes Week sailing regatta.

Monday, 8th August, 2016 8:22am

By Rupert Holmes

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

cowes week day one

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

Sunday, 7th August, 2016 12:09pm

By Rupert Holmes