Cowes Week 2023 finished on a high note Friday with all classes enjoying a glorious day of tactical racing.
Cowes Week was back on the water Thursday, the penultimate day, which produced slightly less bracing conditions that allowed all fleets to enjoy a good, solid day’s racing
No Racing, but to celebrate Youth Day at Cowes Week on Wednesday 2 August, a new trophy – Cowes Week Youth Trophy – was awarded at a reception hosted by Montgomery Estate Planning.
Given the Met Office yellow wind warning in force for the south coast, no racing will be possible at Cowes Week Wednesday and racing for all classes has been abandoned
With a forecast indicating a good chance of getting back on the water today following yesterday’s abandonment of all racing, there was an air of excitement in Cowes this morning
Racing has been cancelled for Sunday at the Cowes Week regatta due to adverse weather conditions in the Solent.
Cowes Week 2023 got off to a thrilling start Saturday with sparkling sunshine, and winds gusting well over 20kts from the southwest
Cowes Week Regatta is to add the Weekend Warriors Cup for the Club Cruiser Division this year
The last day of Cowes Week featured short, action-packed races with three committee boats used, in addition to the Royal Yacht Squadron line, to compress the start sequence for all 32 classes to just 40 minutes.
A thrilling finish for the Grand Prix yachts competing for the New York Yacht Club Challenge Cup at Cowes Week and Keelboat round up
Lighter winds Wednesday morning increased to give competitors another great day on the water, predominately in breezes of 10-18 knots.