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Cowes Week

July 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am - August 4, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

For over a century, Cowes Week has been an integral part of the esteemed British sporting summer calendar, standing as one of the most enduring and successful sporting events in the UK. With a history dating back to 1826, this remarkable regatta now hosts a remarkable lineup of up to 40 daily races, attracting around 750 boats and earning the distinction of being the largest sailing regatta of its kind on a global scale.

This extraordinary event seamlessly blends competitive sailing with an array of social activities, creating an experience like no other. The 7,000 participants encompass a diverse range, from Olympic and world-class professionals to passionate weekend sailors. Drawing in approximately 100,000 spectators, Cowes Week captivates audiences with thrilling races on the water while offering delightful parties, live entertainment, and an ambiance that is truly unparalleled.

Beyond the exhilarating sailing competitions, Cowes Week boasts a lively apres-sail atmosphere that presents a wealth of social and engaging onshore activities. Whether you’re a sailor or one of the many spectators who visit Cowes each year, you’ll discover an abundance of welcoming pubs, charming cafes, enticing restaurants, and prestigious yacht clubs throughout the town. Additionally, Cowes Yacht Haven, Shepards Marina, Northwood Park Lawn Lounge, and the vibrant Cowes Parade, with its Crew Bar and live entertainment, come alive with pop-up venues, bustling bars, and captivating retailers. Rest assured, there is something for everyone to revel in during this remarkable event.



July 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am
August 4, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


The Parade, WEST COWES, Isle Of Wight, PO31 7QJ
The Parade
WEST COWES, Isle of Wight PO31 7QJ United Kingdom
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