This annual race event is one of the largest yacht races in the world – regularly attracting over 1,700 boats of every different shape and size. 16,000 sailors take part in the one day race which starts on the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes.
Cowes Week is an iconic British sporting event and one of the longest running and best-known sailing regattas in the world. The event in 2017 lasts for eight days 29th July – 5th August. the race feature up to 1000 boats and is open to everyone with amateur sailors competing alongside Olympic and World Champions.
The Royal Escape is the largest offshore race on the South Coast outside of the Solent and is held annually with a mixed fleet of monohull yachts starting just off Brighton’s Palace Pier, then racing across the channel to Fécamp on the Normandy coast.
Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give tuition, advice and ensure your personal safety. The RYA Day Skipper qualification confirms that the successful candidate has the knowledge needed to skipper a yacht on shorter,coastal cruises during daylight.