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5. Cowes Week

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Cowes Week

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 over 1,000 boats and is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world.

The 8,500 competitors range from Olympic and world class professionals to weekend sailors.  In excess of 100,000 spectators come to watch the sailing, enjoy the parties and live entertainment, and to experience the unique atmosphere.

Cowes Week Address:
Regatta House
18 Bath Road
Isle of Wight, PO31 7QN
England, UK

Cowes Week Opening Times:
2010: 31 July to 7 August
2011: 6 to 13 August
2012: 11 to 18 August

Cowes Week Admission:
Visiting Cowes Week as a spectator is free - some charges apply for admission to certain events.
If you want to enter a boat, visit the Cowes Week website using the link provided below for details on how to register.

T +44 (0)1983 295 744

F +44 (0)1983 295 329

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