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LOCAL TEENS SET TO GO SAIL WITH 1851 TRUST AND UKSA

Official Charity of Land Rover BAR, the 1851 Trust has launched the Go Sail project 2017 for local schools. The project will provide students living in the Solent area new experiences both on and off the water. Funded by Sport England, the project will include free sailing opportunities coupled with a STEM education programme. Go Sail will introduce a new …

COWES STOPOVER FOR DAME ELLEN’S ROUND BRITAIN 2017

Cowes will be a stopover during the recently announced Round Britain 2017 event, an ambitious, national project that will see 100 young people in recovery from cancer sail around Britain in a relay. Round Britain 2017 is being run by the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, a national charity which takes young people aged between eight and 24 from across the UK …

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. …

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