Celebrating its 17th year, Cowes Classics Week is all about racing traditional yachts on the water and enjoying fabulous social events ashore.
Over 100 boats will be sailing varied courses set in the Solent including Metre boats, Classic Racing Dayboats, Classic Yachts, Old Gaffers and Spirit of Tradition Yachts. Racing will run from the 8th July to the 12th July 2024 and there will be two races a day or three if weather conditions permit.
The event attracts a wide variety of classic yachts ranging from fleets of one-design dayboats, to unique classics from a bygone era.
The week will hold many social parties held at different club venues including afternoon tea, as well as a gala awards ceremony to celebrate the sailing.
Cowes Classics Week provides a week of varied, challenging and fun racing in Cowes.
Cowes Classics Day - free event
On Sunday 7th July, Cowes Classics Day, preceding the start of Cowes Classics Week, promises to enthral all those with an interest in classic cars and boats. A display of over 40 classic and interesting cars and buses will be on The Parade. There will also be a unique collection of classic boats on Trinity Landing.
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Map & Directions
|Open (7 July 2024 - 12 July 2024)|
* Cowes Classics Day is on the 7th July.
* Racing is from the 8th - 12th July.
* Visit website for racing days and times - https://www.cowesclassicsweek.org/