Cowes Week 2016

    

The UK's biggest regatta

Taking place at the start of August every year, Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week is the UK's biggest and best-known regatta. Cowes Week sees the normally sleepy Isle of Wight town of Cowes transform into a bustling hub of activity, with the sailing world descending on the Solent for a week of high calibre competition. 
With more than 40 races taking place daily throughout Cowes Week and world-class on shore activities taking place each evening, sailors of all abilities are welcome. 
 
Sunsail is proud to be the official charter sailing partner of Cowes Week. This partnership has allowed us to become heavily involved in Cowes Week. We're the only charter company to have a dedicated racing class, with the Sunsail Racing Series pitting competitors against one another in a fleet of identical Sunsail Match First 40 yachts. Victory belongs to the crew with the greatest skill and teamwork.

 

Our inclusive packages

All levels of sailor are catered for, so whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned skipper you can join us at the start line. Our midday start times give crews the chance to practice in the morning before racing in the afternoon.
Choose from bareboat or skippered packages for the week or just for the day. Congratulate the winners on our exclusive prize giving balcony and get the post-race party started early. Put your skills to the test and enjoy the superb racing conditions of England's famous Solent.

 

Packages

Individual Crew Place Package from £245 per person

  • Crew place on board a Match First 40 yacht for one day.
  • Sunsail Skipper and 1st Mate.
  • Race entry fees into the Sunsail First 40 Class.
  • Breakfast at the Race Briefi ng.
  • Packed lunch and soft drinks on board during the race.
  • Entry to the exclusive Sunsail Prize Giving balcony.

Whole Yacht Daily Package from £1,800 + VAT per yacht

  • Charter of a Match First 40 Yacht for one day, inc fuel.
  • Skipper and 1st Mate.
  • Foul weather gear for each crew member.
  • Race entry fees into the Sunsail Match First 40 Class.
  • Breakfast for each crew member at the Race Briefi ng.
  • Packed lunch and soft drinks on board during the race
  • Entry to the exclusive Sunsail Prize Giving balcony.

Full Week Bareboat Charter from £9,815 + VAT per yacht

  • Bareboat charter of a Match First 40 yacht for the entire
  • week, inc fuel.
  • Foul weather gear for each crew member.
  • Marina berths at Cowes Yacht Haven for the duration of
  • the event.
  • Race entry fees into the Sunsail Match First 40 Class.
  • Entry to the Sunsail Prize Party.

Full Week Skippered Charter from £12,995 + VAT per yacht

  • Charter of a Match First 40 Yacht for the entire week, inc fuel.
  • Sunsail Skipper and 1st Mate.
  • Foul weather gear for each crew member.
  • Mid bow branding with company logo and personalised battle flag.
  • Marina berths at Cowes Yacht Haven for the duration of the event.
  • Race entry fees into the Sunsail Match First 40 Class.
  • Daily breakfast for each crew member at the Race Briefing.
  • Daily packed lunch and soft drinks on board for each
  • crew member during the races.
  • Entry to the exclusive Sunsail Prize Giving balcony.

Find out more about Cowes Week racing by contacting Zoe Harmer at zoe.harmer@sunsail.com or 02392 222221

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