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NEW DATE FOR ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2018 ANNOUNCED

Island Sailing Club (ISC), organisers of Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay, has announced a new date for the 2018 race. The annual Race, which attracts over 12,000 competitors, will now take place on Saturday 7th July 2018, with the 82nd edition of the race seeing the first start at 06:30. The previous date for the Race …

REPORT: 2017 ROLEX FASTNET RACE

Crews taking part in this year’s Rolex Fastnet Race were gathering in Cowes during Lendy Cowes Week for the start of the 600+ mile race which departed from the RYS start line on Sunday 6th August. Prior to the race the 2,700 crew members were busy with final preparations including, for some, a Press Conference and for all skippers a Briefing …

LATEST ROUND BRITAIN 2017 LEG SEES MOONSPRAY VISIT COWES

7 young people in recovery from cancer have spent the last week taking on the strong winds and English Channel waves as they took part in the exhilarating 200-nautical mile Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 Leg 10 sail from St Katherine’s Dock, London to Cowes here on the Isle of Wight. The crew, which included young people from …

REVIEW: LENDY COWES WEEK 2017

There have certainly been some highs and lows in weather conditions during Cowes Week, the first of three to have Lendy as title sponsor. Lendy’s pavilion, styled as the ‘Lendy Lounge’ gained approval as soon as it was erected. Visitors commented how light and airy it was as well as being welcoming. It was designed and erected by a company …

LENDY FINANCE CHALLENGE DRAWS ENTRIES TO LENDY COWES WEEK

Professionals from some of the country’s largest financial institutions will be making their way to the world’s most famous sailing regatta this week, to do battle in the Lendy Finance Challenge, sponsored by Lendy, one of Europe’s leading P2P lending platforms. Based in the UK, Lendy has to date provided more than £320million in finance secured against property, earning more …

REPORT: CHARLES STANLEY DIRECT COWES CLASSICS WEEK 2017

Although this year’s Charles Stanley Direct Cowes Classics Week was reduced to 3 days sailing because of weather conditions, those 3 days saw some exciting and challenging racing for the competitors. Cowes Sea Cadets (TS Osborne) was the chosen charity of the event. With cadets helping with the running of the regatta they were rewarded with a donation of £1,505 …

NATASHA TRIUMPHANTLY SAILS FROM SCOTLAND TO IRELAND

Cowes-based adventurer Natasha Lambert BEM has successfully become the youngest disabled woman to skipper a yacht from Scotland to Ireland. Her grand adventure started from South East Scotland on Monday at 10:30. 6 hours later Natasha triumphantly sailed into Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. Natasha, who has artheroid cerebral palsy, is unable to use conventional controls. Instead she steers and controls the …

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