A lone sailor in a dinghy caught in a sudden north-easterly squall off East Cowes this evening had to hurriedly call for help when it kept being buffeted on to the sharp rocks of the breakwater.
Do you know a young sailor or powerboater in your area who always goes the extra mile? If so then why not nominate them for the RYA Regional Young Sailor of the Year awards 2012.
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.
The Isle of Wight is preparing for the arrival of the UK’s fastest growing form of motorsport, the P1 AquaX Championship, when at least 30 jet-ski racers will take to the waters around Egypt Point on Saturday, 25th August.
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
Camp Hill Bowls Club in Newport are on the look out for new members. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and get a bit of gentle excercise.
A yacht called Mystery really lived up to its name when it was found by Cowes lifeboat to have drifted unmanned into the Solent’s main shipping lane this evening.