in Sport & Outdoors at in Cowes
04 August 2012 - 11 August 2012 (TBC)
03 August 2013 - 10 August 2013 (TBC)
Cowes Week is the longest-running, largest and most prestigious annual sailing regatta in the world. It first took place in 1826 and has been part of the British summer social calendar ever since.
Around 1000 boats race in the Solent over eight days, culminating with the Fastnet Race every other year. The vessels range from high-tech racing machines to classic day boats competing across dozens of different classes.
The social extravaganza matches the sporting one with live bands, street theatre and glamorous balls taking place throughout the week. Topping it all off, a stunning fireworks display lights up Friday night.
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