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SUNSAIL EXTENDS COWES WEEK RELATIONSHIP

Cowes Week Ltd have announced the extension of the regatta’s relationship with leading charter sailing brand, Sunsail. Sunsail have been the Official Charter Sailing Partner of Cowes Week since 2015 and due to the success of the partnership, the relationship has been extended for a further 5 years. Sunsail’s matched fleet of 30 Sunsail Match First 40s will be available …

COWES WEEK APPOINT OFFICIAL EVENT CHARITY FOR 2017

Cowes Week Limited (CWL) has announced that, following an extensive evaluation process, they have selected the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) as the official event charity for Cowes Week 2017. Encouraging youth participation in sailing will play a vital part in the continued success and popularity of the sport and more specifically of events like Cowes Week. CWL therefore felt …

WESTERHALL RUMS ANNOUNCED AS COWES WEEK SPONSOR

Cowes Week Ltd have announced another addition to their family of supporting sponsors for Cowes Week 2017 as Westerhall Rums joins the regatta as the Official Rum. The family owned, award-winning rum distillery has been in operation since the early 18th century. Westerhall have won the bronze, silver, gold and coveted Rum Master award at The Spirits Business Rum Masters Challenge …

LAND ROVER BAR WIN JAPAN EVENT AND THE WORLD SERIES

A stunning final day performance from Land Rover BAR took the ultimate round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) in Japan yesterday (Sunday)– and with the win they became 2015-2016 ACWS Champions.  A roller coaster day saw the team lock out the USA and New Zealand – the 2 closest overall opponents – at the start of …

INSPIRING TRANSATLANTIC RACE BECKONS FOR AMATEUR SAILORS

A team of amateur sailors have undergone an intense training weekend off the coast of the Isle of Wight in preparation for a famous transatlantic race later this month. The 12-strong crew, backed by a professional skipper, his mate and 2 watch leaders, have signed up for the high-profile Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) with Southampton-based sailing specialists First Class Sailing. …

COWES WEEK CONTINUES SUPPORT OF YOUTH SAILING

Cowes Week Limited, organisers of Cowes Week, have announced that they will continue their youth initiative which offers discounted entry fees to boats with crews of under 25-year-olds. The Cowes Week Under 25 Youth initiative, which has been running since 2012 has succeeded in doing what it was originally designed for – inspiring and making it possible for young people …

NEW SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE AT COWES WEEK

Cowes Week Ltd (CWL) has this week announced new sponsorship opportunities for brands looking to partner with the Cowes Week regatta and capitalise on the next phase in the event’s development. Previous Title Sponsor Aberdeen Asset Management celebrated their final year of association with the event during the 2016 regatta, and the opening now provides a rare opportunity for fresh …

ISLAND OPTIMIST STARS JOIN RIO SAILORS ON BBC BREAKFAST

UPDATED: Last month Paralympic gold medalist Helena Lucas, Olympians Alyson Young and Nick Thompson, along with Mike Bushell from the BBC, were joined by 4 sailors from Gurnard Sailing Club to film a feature on sailing that will be broadcast on BBC Breakfast on tomorrow (Saturday 15th October). This program will now air on 22nd October. The 4 sailors – Cameron Hook, …

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