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Cowes Classics Week is delighted to announce that Red Funnel has taken the role of Signature Sponsor for the event. Red Funnel will be providing invaluable support for both the organisers and competitors, enabling sailors to enjoy a week of competitive and fun racing in what has become the largest classic yacht regatta in the world.

The 12th edition of Cowes Classics Week runs from 27th July to 2nd August, with racing from Monday 29th July onwards.


Those familiar with the event will know that it combines first-class race management on the water with a yacht club atmosphere ashore, hosted by the Royal London Yacht Club and supporting clubs the Royal Ocean Racing Club, Royal Thames YC, Cowes Corinthian YC, Royal Victoria YC and the Island SC. The organising team will be building on the successful formula from previous years with a few exciting improvements based on competitor feedback.

In addition to the regular fleets which race in Cowes Classics Week, a new category has been created for the very beautiful Sparkman & Stephens Swans and we hope to have some of the top boats in the International 8 metre class following their world championships in Cowes.

Free Entry Draw

The online entry system will be open at from 7th March when regatta information and the Notice of Race will be available.

All entries received by midnight on 31st March will be entered into a draw from which one lucky competitor will win a full rebate on their entry fee.
We look forward to welcoming you to Cowes for another spectacular week of corinthian racing and fun.


If you have any queries or questions with regards to the regatta, please contact Anna Howie, Regatta Secretary by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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