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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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Cowes Classics Week 2020 with Signature Sponsor Red Funnel.
The 13th edition of Cowes Classics Week runs from Saturday 25 to Friday 31 July 2020, with racing from Monday 27 July onwards.

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, Classic Yachts, Old Gaffers and Spirit of Tradition Yachts are all welcome to sail varied courses set in the Solent with free high teas, great value parties and suppers at different club venues. There are daily prize giving events, all with free 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.

 

'The' Classics Regatta

'The' Classics Regatta

Cowes Classics Week is arguably the worlds' greatest classic yachting regatta.

Fabulous Socials

Fabulous Socials

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

Enter Online

Enter Online

Online entry and social tickets will be available in early 2020

Handicapping

Handicapping

The KLR System is used at Cowes Classics for cruiser and dayboat handicap fleets

Regatta News Service

Regatta News Service

To receive all the latest regatta news by email you need to register.

Event Charity

Event Charity

Each year we raise funds for a relevant charity and in 2019 this was the NCI.

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.

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 Ocean Racing Club Burgee

RORC

Royal Ocean Racing 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