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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.

Online Entries Open

Online Entries Open

With the Notice of Race published you can now enter right here...

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.

Fleet Splits and Handicaps updated 14.00 on  Sunday 16 July 2017

Classic Yacht BLUE
Design Boat Sail No. KLR TCC Fleet
Alacrity 19 Eeyore GBR2644R 112 0.800 Classic Yacht Blue
Stella Estrella 52 109 0.779 Classic Yacht Blue
Contessa 26 Jiminy Cricket CO1251 108 0.771 Classic Yacht Blue
Old Gaffer Spinaway X PH32 101 0.721 Classic Yacht Blue
Contessa 26 Thousand Knights III CO320 109 0.779 Classic Yacht Blue
Old Gaffer Winifred H4 118 0.843 Classic Yacht Blue
Classic Yacht GREEN
 Design  Boat Sail No. KLR TCC Fleet
SCOD Adelie SC64 108 0.771 Classic Yacht Green
Twister Cabrach 6504Y 111 0.793 Classic Yacht Green
Twister Quiet Lady GBR101X 109 0.779 Classic Yacht Green
Twister Sea Urchin 1377Y 111 0.793 Classic Yacht Green
SCOD Stirling SC104 107 0.764 Classic Yacht Green
Twister Viveza NONE 110 0.786 Classic Yacht Green
FOLKBOATS
Design Boat Sail No. KLR TCC Fleet
Nordic Folkboat Eala Bheag GBR754 112 0.800 Folkboat
International Folkboat Mandarina GBR1856 113 0.807 Folkboat
International Folkboat Maybe F601 115 0.821 Folkboat
Nordic Folkboat Paloma F626 112 0.800 Folkboat
Nordic Folkboat Samphire F712 112 0.800 Folkboat
Nordic Folkboat Tak GBR713 112 0.800 Folkboat
Nordic Folkboat The Otter GBR720 112 0.800 Folkboat
Classic Yacht RED 1
Design Boat Sail No. KLR TCC Fleet
10 metre Bojar N23 134 0.957 Classic Yacht Red 1
S&S 43' one-off Firebrand GBR612R 136 0.971 Classic Yacht Red 1
S&S Swan Kira GBR9055R 143 1.021 Classic Yacht Red 1
S&S Swan Kiswala GBR4110T 133 0.950 Classic Yacht Red 1
Schooner/span> Mistral GER73 136 0.971 Classic Yacht Red 1
S&S Swan Opposition K3266 132 0.943 Classic Yacht Red 1
Latitude 46 Pippa FRA68 148 1.057 Classic Yacht Red 1
Classic Yacht RED 2
Design Boat Sail No. KLR TCC Fleet
Nicholson 36 Aurai GBR1859L 121 0.864 Classic Yacht Red 2
Int 8-Metre Cruiser Racer/span> Charm of Rhu 8CR/K12 126 0.900 Classic Yacht Red 2
One off Mandamus 50 110 0.786 Classic Yacht Red 2
Ex 6 metre Monsoon 6/K34 124 0.886 Classic Yacht Red 2
Fife Bermuda Sloop Nyachilwa 1004 110 0.786 Classic Yacht Red 2
One Ton Cup Sunmaid V GBR1991 126 0.900 Classic Yacht Red 2
Nicholson 36 Wayfarer of Emsworth 2127 127 0.907 Classic Yacht Red 2

Cowes Classics Week News

Swallows competing at the 2019 regatta
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