Isle of Wight Photo Agency News
Dimbola Museum and Galleries host photographic exhibitions on the theme of women and children.. Dorothy Bohm: Women and Children First until – 7th October 2012 & Julia Margaret Cameron: Photographs of Children 6th July 2012 – 4th January 2013. Children Behind The Camera at Dimbola: 12th October 2012 – 4th January 2013.
For this weekend only, the British Powerboat Racing Club is holding a photo competition for all those who are out on their boat or poised on one of the many headland vantage points taking photos of the Cowes Classic 2012 powerboats as they go past.
Champagne Sailing at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2012 Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2012 provided some stunning racing conditions with sunshine and good breeze for the majority of the… Read more
Cowes Week this year saw race prizes awarded at daily presentations. However for the more prestigious Race Trophies such as the Britannia Cup these have to be awarded at a special ceremony on the Friday evening in the Royal Yacht Squadron.
The Duke of Edinburgh carried out a variety of engagements on the Isle of Wight this week, during the annual Cowes Week sailing regatta.
In todays, Artemis Challenge at Cowes Week, Foncia skippered by Michel Desjoyeaux finished in 2 hours, 21 minutes and 25 seconds – an unratified Round the Island World record! Musandam-OmanSail finished just 1 minutes and 28 seconds behind winning MOD70 Foncia.
It’s Ladies Day and Zara Phillips was in Cowes to see the action at the start of the Artemis Challenge. The weather conditions are still relatively unstable but the wind has dropped significantly for some great racing during the annual Cowes Week Ladies Day.
A vigorous and unstable cold front, associated with an unseasonally deep low pressure system moving across southern England, upset plans for racing at Cowes Week today. Although mean wind speeds for much of the day were not forecast to be particularly severe, the possibility of sustained squalls of 33-34 knots was a serious concern for race officials.