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CHRISTCHURCH PROVES A GREAT START TO THE 2017 SEASON FOR SHANKLIN

The new rowing season began this weekend for Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club as they attended the Head of the Stour in Christchurch. The head race is a annual fixture of the coastal rowing calendar and the time trial event once again marked the start of a new season. Shanklin had a variety of crews across both divisions totaling 11 entries. …

MIXED START TO THE SEASON FOR RYDE ROWING CLUB

There was a mixed set of results for the Wightlink-sponsored Ryde Rowing Club in their first competitive outing of the season at the Christchurch Head of the Stour on Sunday (12th March). The club’s best result came in the first division from the Ladies Coastal Junior Four of Emily Pike, Kate Whitehurst, Courtney Edmonds and Catherine Murphy, coxed by Coach Micky Jenner. …

ENTRIES OPEN FOR CHARLES STANLEY DIRECT COWES CLASSICS WEEK

Cowes Classics Week is back once again in July 2017 with a newly branded sponsor title, courtesy of Charles Stanley Direct, a new division of Charles Stanley, which will be sponsoring the event for the first time. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Charles Stanley Direct Cowes Classics Week is expecting up to 180 yachts to attend the event for some spectacular Solent …

TNG SWISS WATCHES JOINS COWES WEEK AS TIMING PARTNER

TNG has joined Cowes Week as the Official Timing Partner for the 2017 and 2018 editions of the famous event. Inspired by a passion for water sports and sailing in particular, TNG Swiss Watches has developed and produced an outstanding, high-quality range of watches in collaboration with their own Swiss watch makers. The collection sets a new benchmark for nautical …

LOCAL FOOTBALL FIXTURES – SATURDAY 11TH MAR

Newport IW FC play host to Bemerton Heath Harlequins at St George’s Park today (Saturday) ahead of their Gold Cup match against Ventnor on Tuesday. Cowes Sports find themselves away to Andover Town this afternoon before The Yachtsman head to Lymington Town on Tuesday. In Division 1, East Cowes Vic play away to Downton. Saturday 10th March – Fixtures: Harwoods IW …

WIGHTLINK WARRIORS FORCED INTO TEAM CHANGE

The Wightlink Warriors have been forced in to a team change following the National League coordinator’s assessment that Harland Cook’s average must be 4.18 for the league and this will be 0.16 over the 39 points limit set at the AGM.  The speedway team’s management have been left struggling to understand the ruling, which at the eleventh hour has left a …

100-STRONG IRC FLEET EXPECTED FOR 2018 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

June 2018 will see the cream of the IRC fleet gather in the Solent for an exciting 12-race multi-disciplinary team and individual regatta. The Commodores’ Cup, a team-based keelboat event, has been running every other year since 1992 and has seen incredible competition amongst amateur-sailed IRC rated offshore keelboats representing various countries and geographical regions. One of the main reasons …

HAHA TRAINING BACK WITH THE WARRIORS IN 2017

HAHA Training, the award winning barbering and hairdressing apprenticeship and training company are back with the Wightlink Warriors speedway team in 2017.  Steve Churcher from HAHA Training said: “HAHA Training have closely monitored the amazing progress and hard work that has been dedicated to bringing back Speedway to the Isle of Wight. Barry, Martin & Jackie have an amazing support …

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