An Island Photography Group has put the Isle of Wight on the Great British Map by winning a Best in Britain Celebrated Photographer Award 2012.
Once again the peaceful waters of the Solent, better known for the calm vista of yachts sailing back and forth, was broken by the roar of big block engines. Every year some of the biggest, noisiest and most powerful Marathon Class powerboats assemble to race the famous Cowes – Torquay – Cowes and Cowes – Poole – Cowes powerboat races as part of the British Powerboat Festival.
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.
Russell Marmon conquered incredibly challenging, rough conditions off Egypt Point on the Isle of Wight today, Saturday, 25th August, to take a pair of superb P1 AquaX Championship victories.
GCSE results for the Isle of Wight have been released today (23 August). If you received your GCSE exam results today and want some advice, the Isle of Wight Council’s participation team offers independent and impartial support to all young people during the exam results period.
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.
As we wave goodbye to Cowes Week 2012, the British Powerboat Racing – Cowes Classic 2012 returns to the Isle of Wight. ‘The Cowes Classic 2012′ is about to be unleashed on the Solent on Sunday the 26th of August as part of the British Powerboat Festival held each August Bank Holiday Weekend.