One thing we would be beat Cowes
on is the weather -- which can be uncertain in the UK.
Week is the largest regatta of its kind in the world, involving 8,500 competitors ranging from Olympic and world class professionals to weekend sailors.
One of the most prestigious events on the sailing calendar, Cowes
Week draws competitors and crowds from all over the world.
Two more days of racing remain in Cowes
and forecasters are predicting strong winds today.
The beauty of Cowes
Week (held this year from July 31 to August 7) is amateurs can compete on equal footing in races with experienced sailors, all cheered on by 100,000 shoreside spectators.
EoACA[yen] The race begins at 5am, from the famous Royal Yacht Squadron line in Cowes
, after which the fleet will race westabout to The Needles, around St Catherine's Point and Bembridge Ledge buoy and back into the Solent, to the finish line in Cowes
Day two saw slightly less wind but the sun was still shining and entrants enjoyed three races be fore the prizegiving at Cowes
The four men and one woman, aged from mid-thirties to mid-fifties, had been at the Cowes
Week sailing regatta on the Isle of Wight.
Dame Ellen, past winner of the Sunday Mercury Midland Sports Achievement Of The Year award, crossed the finish line at Cowes
Yacht Haven in a time of just over four hours on board her Extreme 40 catamaran.
The offering is available in Cowes
, East Cowes
, Highview Estate and Westbury Homes and will be extended to other areas of the island in the coming months.
The new, Advanced Composites Facility at East Cowes
, Isle of Wight, engineers and supplies finished components for some of the world's most advanced military and commercial aircraft.
The boat arrives in residential West Cowes
, but a short ride on one of the last functioning chain ferries in Britain, is East Cowes
Discover how Yokogawa South America, in conjunction with Yokogawa GMSC of Cowes
, UK, has achieved annual operational expense (OPEX) savings topping $2m for the operators of one of the world's largest paper mills, Celulose Nipo-Brasileira S.
Marc Burrows, 25, scored in just two seconds during a match between his team, Cowes
Sports reserves, and Eastleigh reserves in the Sydenham Wessex League.
The couple, who met at a function in Cowes
Royal Corinthian Yacht Club two years ago, hosted their champagne reception for 100 family and friends at the same venue.