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NEW VENUE FOR 2013 SEASON

The 2013 season has started and right from the off the usual contenders for the top spot battle it out once again. Toby Allen and Dave Dutch were trading tenths of second for first and second place all day, this time Toby came out on top and Dave only six tenths behind him with Martyn Cutler in third and was …

COWES WEEK SIGN UP FOOTWEAR SPONSOR

Cowes Week Limited (CWL) is pleased to announce that Chatham Marine has signed up to join the event’s family of event sponsors as Official Footwear Sponsor of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week. Award-winning Chatham Marine combines very British styling and traditional craftsmanship with innovative design to create deck shoes that appeal to today’s sailors, and is ideally matched with this …

PERCY ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY

Last year, while competing for European Club Championship in Slovenia, Nick Percy, Bonchurch’s own talented athlete, strained his hand when throwing shot. As a precaution, he has not thrown since and has not entered any indoor competitions. The prognosis has turned out to be better than expected as there is no permanent damage, but plenty of physiotherapy and strapping required …

EXCITING CHANGES FOR AAM COWES WEEK

Cowes Week Ltd. have published the Notice of Regatta for Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, the world’s best-known sailing regatta, which in 2013 takes place on the traditional dates of 3 – 10 August. Entry fees have been maintained at 2012 levels with no increase, and event organisers have also introduced a range of welcome cost savings for early entrants. …

BEST OF BRITISH CELEBRATION WITH TEAM GBR

TODAY, a full programme of exciting activities was announced for a day of “Best of British” celebrations on Friday 17 August, one of the highlights at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week with members of Team Volvo and Skandia Team GBR present at Cowes. Following the announcement that members of Team Volvo and Skandia Team GBR will be present at Aberdeen …

ISLANDERS AIM TO SEND YOUNG STARS INTO ORBIT…

EAGER to quickly erase their nightmare defeat at Stoke on Saturday, the Wightlink Islanders will be looking for a handsome victory over not only the weather gods and the King’s Lynn Young Stars at Smallbrook tonight. Hopefully the rain will stay away from the island and allow this National League match to go ahead at the usual start time of …

KOMODO YOUNGSTERS MAKE THE GRADE

THERE has been success in and out of the ring for fighters from the Komodo Dragon Kickboxing Club. Ten members demonstrated their skills and fitness to achieve belts at a grading at the West Wight Sports Centre in Freshwater where the club runs twice a week. Students had their combat techniques assessed and had to undertake a gruelling exercise session. …

TAYLOR TON LEAVES VENTNOR BOTTOM

A superb, unbeaten innings of 141 from Jimmy Taylor underpinned Totton & Eling’s thumping 164 run victory over Ventnor in the ECB Southern Electric Premier Division at blustery Newclose on Saturday. Taylor’s efforts left the Islanders bottom of the table with a visit to second placed Bashley next up on Saturday. The day had begun promisingly for the home team …

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