Hovertravel had record numbers through today – all enjoying the sunshine on their way to Bestival. Commuters and regular customers tweeted about how their priority boarding worked.
As seen on Facebook… “Having been nominated as Team Green Britain Heroes, we really want to be crowned as Champions and bring sustainability home to the Isle of Wight.”
The Blue Moon event taking place tonight will be a rare treat for sky gazers. A blue moon, being the second of two full moons within any given month, is a rare occurrence; which has sprouted the phrase “once in a blue moon” used to describe an event that rarely takes place.
Fearsome knights surprised passengers as they put in a spot of sword practice on board the Red Funnel ferry to East Cowes yesterday en route to the Knights Tournament, taking place at Carisbrooke Castle today (Tuesday August 21), tomorrow and Thursday.
In a dominating display of sailing, 10 year old Haydn Sewell took the Volvo Gill Optimist regatta fleet British National Championship by storm to become the National Champion
After a week of predominately moderate to fresh winds, competitors were tested by lighter airs today at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week. Today’s races rounded off a week of lively competition that saw both long-standing Cowes Week stalwarts and a new generation of talented young sailors enjoying racing at its best.