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VOLVO CAR UK CONTINUES COWES WEEK SPONSORSHIP

Organisers of Cowes Week have announced that Volvo Car UK will be continuing its support as Official Vehicle Partner of the famous regatta in 2017. Volvo has been an official sponsor of Cowes Week since 2013 and so the new agreement marks an extension of the existing relationship. The company has been a key sponsor of sailing in Britain since 1999 …

WESTERHALL INTRODUCED AS THE NEW RUM OF COWES WEEK

Westerhall Rum, the award-winning Grenadian spirit, is the official Regatta Rum of Cowes Week 2017 and plans are in place to bring some Caribbean attitude to the world-famous sailing event. Rum has long been associated with sailing and maritime life and Cowes Week is no different. This year, Westerhall is stepping up to the plate as sponsor of Cowes Week …

DUKE OF EDINBURGH LOANS TROPHY FOR TRIPLE CROWN AT COWES WEEK

Cowes Week Ltd, organisers of the world’s best-known sailing regatta, have announced a new trophy for the Sevenstar Triple Crown series at Cowes Week 2017. The new trophy will be awarded to the overall winner of the Sevenstar Triple Crown. Loaned by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, the trophy will be named the Duke of Edinburgh Triple Crown Trophy. Cowes …

RED FUNNEL PLEDGES ONGOING SUPPORT FOR ETCHELLS YOUTH ACADEMY

Red Funnel has confirmed that it will continue to support the highly successful Etchells Youth Academy. The academy has seen over 350 young people get out on the water since it was formed. More recently, it has coached 16 top youth sailors from the RYA’s British Keelboat Academy along with a far less experienced youth team from an inner London school, …

MERMAID GIN SPONSORS COWES EVENING RACE SERIES

The Island Sailing Club (ISC) has been organising a weekly evening race series in Cowes since the late 1940s and in 2017 it is sponsored by Wight Mermaids Gin, a local produced and quality gin. The original ISC race series started around 1947 and is referred to locally as the ‘Tuesday night race series’. Up to 90 boats compete during the …

SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT TO SPONSOR COWES WEEK TRIPLE CROWN

Organisers of Cowes Week have announced that Sevenstar Yacht Transport  will take naming rights to the new Triple Crown at this year’s event.   The Sevenstar Triple Crown at Cowes Week is a new initiative for 2017. A regatta within a regatta, the series is open to large IRC rated racing boats up to 36m LOA. The series will take place …

ENTRIES FLOODING IN FOR INAUGURAL COWES WEEK TRIPLE CROWN

Momentum is building in the lead-up to the inaugural Triple Crown at Cowes Week – the new mini-series for Big Boats holding its first edition in 2017.  Cowes Week Ltd  has this week announced the confirmed participation of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet and the super-maxi CQS, setting the scene for what promises to be some stunning and highly competitive …

ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT TEAM UP WITH UKSA TO OFFER CONFIDENCE MASTERCLASS

Aberdeen Asset Management, the global asset management group, have announced their support to 2 charities in an initiative that will see unemployed young people develop their confidence and make the move into sustained employment. The project will see the piloting of a Confidence Masterclass for 12 young people, aged 16 to 24, to build on current skills and lead to sustainable …

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