Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority’s Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12-contesting outfit, and its state-of-the-art Volvo Open 70 racing yacht, Azzam, meaning ’Determination’, adorned with a flying falcon logo, made its public and competitive debuts in Cowes this week.
The Wave, Muscat’s Leigh McMillan talks from the Extreme Sailing Series in Cowes. For the first time ever in the history of the Extreme Sailing Series, the decision was made to cancel the racing on Wednesday due to extreme weather conditions.
The Independent Lifeboat operated by the Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service attended 3 incidents during Thursday of Cowes Week.
5 calls in 5 hours for the Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service as lifeboats are kept busy in the Solent during Cowes Week racing.
The RAF aerobatic team, the Red Arrows as announced earlier this week arrived above Cowes to provide a spectacular display. View photo montage
A collision between a yacht and a tanker took place today (Saturday) at around 3.30pm at the Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
Whilst Status Quo were ‘Rockin the Dock’ on the Isle of Wight, one fan of Island Pulse wanted to share this memorable photo of Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt.
Sailor Martin Woodcock was selected by Southampton Boat Show, Sponsor PSP, as its brand ambassador for the Clipper 11-12 Round The World Yacht Race. He will take part on New York, as pictured below off the Isle of Wight, at the start of the race.