Since 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK's longest running and most successful sporting events. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 750 boats and is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world.
The event offers a great mix of competitive sailing and social activities. The 7,000 competitors range from Olympic and world class professionals to weekend sailors. Up to 100,000 spectators come to watch the sailing, enjoy the parties and live entertainment, and to experience the unique atmosphere. It is genuinely a one-of-a-kind event.
Visitors to Cowes can also get up close to the racing action by going out on a Spectator Boat – trips can be booked online and head out daily from Trinity Landing, just off The Parade Village. To add to the on-the-water action, the lively apres-sail atmosphere at Cowes Week means there are plenty of social and exciting onshore activities for sailors and the thousands of spectators who visit Cowes each year. Cowes has a fantastic range of pubs, cafes, restaurants and yachts clubs, all welcoming competitors and visitors to the town. Combined with the pop-up venues, bars, retailers at Cowes Yacht Haven, the bars and entertainment at Shepards Marina, Northwood Park Lawn Lounge and the busy Cowes Parade with its Crew Bar and live entertainment, there really is something for everyone.
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|Open (30 July 2022 - 5 Aug 2022)|