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We are deeply grateful to to all our supporters with special thanks to signature sponsor Red Funnel, the Isle of Wight Specialist

Our loyal sponsors make this world class event possible

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No other event in the world offers such a wide-ranging gathering of racing classics, from keelboats to dayboats and cruisers.

The greatest classics event?

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Racing at Cowes Classics Week is rich in the camaraderie and corinthian values that underpin our great sport.

Corinthian yacht racing at its best

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From jazz to high teas to suppers, you'll enjoy roaring good fun in like-minded company with daily drinks receptions free to racers.

Great socials hosted by the supporting yacht clubs

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The high quality of racing has made Cowes Classics Week the largest Classic Yacht Regatta in the world

Now firmly established after 12 years of growth

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Organised by the Royal London Yacht Club with the help of the leading local clubs, Cowes Classics Week is run by sailors for sailors.

Run by club volunteers for the sailors

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The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Cowes Classics Week, has announced new dates for 2021.
the regatta is now being held 3 - 9 July with racing from 5 July.
See the News Item Below for the latest statement.

PLAY The Cowes Classics Week VideoCowes Classics Week is all about racing traditional yachts on the water and enjoying fabulous social events ashore. Metre boats, Classic Racing Dayboats and Yachts, Old Gaffers and Spirit of Tradition Yachts race varied central Solent courses. Great value socials are held at different club venues and there are daily prize giving events, all with tea and cake, plus a gala awards ceremony to celebrate the sailing..

Cowes Classics Week Video - Take a look at our video showcasing this amazing regatta.

 

Fabulous Socials

Fabulous Socials

Great socials at different yacht clubs throughout the week, with many free.

Regatta Clothing

Regatta Clothing

Classic Clothing for 'The' Classics Event by Henri-Lloyd, exclusively from Crew Kit.

Regatta News Service

Regatta News Service

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Event Charity

Event Charity

This year the chosen regatta charity is the Classic Boat Museum.

IslandSC Burgee 200pxThe Island Sailing Club is repeating their very successful offering of a 'Triple Decker' supper on Wednesday with the following choice of three fabulous menus.

Whichever option you choose, we can promise this famous Cowes yacht club will deliver a great Cowes Classics Week occasion.


TOP DECK MARQUEE HOT FORK BUFFET MENU at £25.00

Served on the superb ISC roof terrace for a maximum of 60 guests (this event quickly sold out in 2017 so please book early).

  • Chicken Cacciatore
  • Cajun Tilapia
  • Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cream & Roasted Tomato
  • Thyme Roasted New Potatoes
  • Seasonal Vegetables
  • All your classic sauces, chutneys, onions and artisan breads included

Followed by

  • Selection of Desserts

FIRST FLOOR DINING ROOM TWO COURSE CARVERY MENU at £19.00

Served in the 1st floor dining room with panoramic views across the Solent.

  • Roast Sirloin of Isle of Wight Beef
  • Roast Leg of Lamb
  • Roast Turkey
  • Whole Plaice with Caper Butter
  • Nut Roast with Rich Vegetable Gravy (v)
  • All the above served with Roast Potatoes, Seasonal Fresh Vegetables andHomemade Sausage Meat & Sage Stuffing

Desserts

  • Sticky Toffee Pudding
  • Chocolate profiteroles
  • White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake
  • Apple & Raspberry Crumble

LOWER MARQUEE BBQ MENU at £17.50

Served on the ground floor this is a popular option for a lively Wednesday evening supper delivering the full ISC experience.

  • Isle of Wight 100% Beef Burger
  • Locally Made Butchers Pork Sausage
  • Peri Peri Grilled Chicken Breast
  • Meat Free Sausage (v)
  • Puy Lentils, Carrot, Onion, Spring Onion Burger (v)
  • Crunchy Coleslaw
  • Tomato & red onion salad
  • Classic Potato Salad
  • All your classic sauces, chutneys, onions and artisan breads included

Desserts

  • Available from the main menu

Register

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

Tickets for the 'Triple Decker' Buffet Supper are subject to a 10% discount if purchased online before 14 July 2018, bringing the price down from £27.50 to £25.00

To add this social event to your regatta experience, click on the Register button and then enter how many tickets you require in the shoppping cart.

Cowes Classics Week News

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03 Jul, 2020

New Dates for Cowes Classics Week 2021

The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Cowes Classics Week, has announced new dates for 2021 with the regatta to be held 3–9 July with racing from 5 July. As previously announced, the original intention was to hold the regatta at the end of July but after…
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RUN BY CLUB VOLUNTEERS FOR THE SAILORS

Organised by the Royal London Yacht Club with the help of leading local clubs, Cowes Classics Week is run by sailors for sailors.

Royal London Yacht Club Burgee

RLYC

Royal London Yacht Club

Royal Thames Yacht Club Burgee

RTYC

Royal Thames Yacht Club

Royal Victoria Yacht Club Burgee

RVYC

Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club Burgee

CCYC

Cowes Corinthian YC

Island Sailing Club Burgee

ISC

Island Sailing Club