Sunday 9 July 2023 will be a very special day in Cowes. Once again, we welcome Classic Car owners from both the Isle of Wight and beyond to display their wonderful and often unique examples of classic motoring on The Parade in the heart of Cowes. As a further attraction, there will also be a collection of historic and iconic motor vessels and yachts, moored at Trinity Landing in front of The Parade.
Visiting this unique automotive and maritime showcase is free of charge.
- Over 50 classic cars and buses on display.
- A unique collection of interesting and historic motor vessels and yachts.
- Explore the stories of each car and boat from the presentation notes displayed prominently on each entry.
- Talk to the owners and restorers.
- Vote for your favourite car and boat. There will be an Awards ceremony at 5pm.
- Major Mick will arrive at Trinity Landing on “Tintanic”.
- Further attractions are being prepared and will be unveiled soon.
Cowes Classics Day is a day to celebrate the past and rekindle nostalgic memories, with classic cars, yachts and motor boats on display for all to enjoy.
The event is set on and around The Parade, in front of the royal yacht clubs in Cowes, Isle of Wight, the historical home of yachting in the UK. Visitors will be able to see dozens of classic cars and buses together with some interesting and historic, and vote for their favourites.
If you would like to enter your classic car in the Cowes Classics Day display, you can participate without cost!
Current list of cars registered for display
|Car make and model||Year manufactured||Colour|
|Jaguar E Type Fixed Head Coupe||1967||British Racing Green|
|Lotus Elite Mk14||1959||Old English White|
|Volkswagen Karmann Ghia||1972||Blue|
|Austin Somerset Convertible||1954||Green|
|MGB Roadster||1973||Harvest Gold|
|Land Rover Defender 90 td5 XS Station Wagon||2004||Oslo Blue|
|Lotus Elite||1959||Old English White|
|Morgan Roadster||2018||Amazon Metallic Green|
|Morris Minor Traveller||1971||Bermuda Blue|
|Morgan Roadster||2004||Garnet Red|
|Aston Martin V8 Oscar India||1979||Blue|
|Austin Morris Pickup||1970||Cream|
|Jaguar XJS V12 6.0 convertible||1993||Kingfisher|
|Ford Mk3 Cortina||1971||Black Cherry|
|Harley Davidson - Custom Road King Classic (Motorcycle)||2002||Silver and Black|
|Triumph Spitfire||1972||Emerald Green|
|Triumph Spitfire 1500||1980||British Racing Green|
|Triumph Vitesse 6||1965||Red|
|Bentley GT Coupe||2008||Dark Blue|
|Jaguar E Type Series 3 V12 Roadster||1974||Signal Red|
|Willys WW11 Jeep||1945||Grey|
|MGB Roadster||1979||Brooklyn Green|
|MGR V8||1995||Woodcote Green|
|Singer Chamois Coupe||1968||Gold|
|Rolls Royce Ghost Mark 2||2019||Blue|
|Austin 12 Heavy Clifton Tourer||1927||Blue/Black|
|Mercedes S350 Limousine A||2003||Blue|
|Triumph Vitesse Convertible||1969||White|
|Morris Minor Convertible||1963||Red|
|Mercedes SL500||2003||Tellurite Silver|
|Fiat X/19||1983||Rosso Red|
|Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite||1960||Green|
|BMW 320 I convertible||1989||White|
|Bentley Continental GT coupe||2004||Navy Blue|
|Jaguar XK120||1957||Old English White|
|Jaguar XJ6 Series One||1972||Lavender Blue|
|Vauxhall 3098 OE||1923||Blue|
|Austin Healey 100/4||1953||Blue|