LENDY COWES WEEK 2018.

View from 100 foot Giant Wheel over Cowes and East Cowes. One of the most popular venues with visitors for Lendy Cowes Week was Northwood House and Park. With a selection of attractions there was something for everyone. Once again, the teas on the lawn were enjoyed especially in the first part of the week …

CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO GIRLGUIDING IW

Girlguiding Isle of Wight has been presented with a cheque for £772 by WightAid. This presentation was made to members of Girlguiding IW by Brian Marriott a Trustee of WightAid during Lendy Cowes Week. The £772 was raised by those taking part in the Red Funnel Bicycle Island Challenge during June when Girlguiding IW was …

A Chance for Girlguiding IW Members to GET FOSSILLING WITH DINOSAUR ISLE

  Join one of Dinosaur Isle Museum’s guided fossil walks and take home your own dinosaur discovery this summer. This popular attraction is running a number of guided walks throughout the summer at sites of known palaeontological and geological interest on the Island. “The Isle of Wight is a great destination for dinosaur activities, with …

LENDY COWES WEEK 2018-GIANT WHEEL, RED ARROWS AND FIREWORKS!

View from Giant Wheel over Cowes/East Cowes. Today (3rd August) sees the start of Lendy Cowes Week 2018 and whilst the sailing competitors are enjoying their racing there are dozens of activities shoreside for everyone to join in and enjoy. Of course, after racing the sailors can sample the entertainment too. Some entertainment and activities will take …

HRH Duchess of Cornwall names Red Jet 7 at Cowes.

  Red Funnel’s new Hi-Speed flagship has  been named Red Jet 7 by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall  in Cowes. Kevin George, Red Funnel’s Chairman said: “We would very much like to thank HRH The Duchess of Cornwall for naming Red Jet 7. It is only fitting that the naming ceremony took place in Cowes …

EQUIPPING GIRLS TO TAKE ON THE WORLD!

GIRLGUIDING ANNOUNCES ALL NEW BADGES AND ACTIVITIES AS PART OF BIGGEST EVER REVAMP Girlguiding has undergone the biggest ever overhaul in the charity’s history, revamping its iconic badges and activities to create a programme for #EveryGirl Over 50,000 girls were involved in shaping the new look activities and badges through testing and consultation Girls can …

Red Jet 7 to be named by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.

Red Jet 7, Red Funnel’s brand new hi-speed passenger ferry, will be named by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall in Cowes on Tuesday (24th July). This new £7m ship follows in the footsteps of Red Jet 6, which was named by HRH The Princess Royal in July 2016. Red Jet 7 will be named alongside …

LENDY COWES WEEK LADIES DAY & FURTHER SUPPORT FROM RED FUNNEL.

2017-Ladies Day. (Annabel Vose.) Cowes Week Ltd are delighted to announce that Title Sponsor, Lendy, have put their support behind Ladies Day plans for 2018. In the year marking 100 years since women were given the vote, Lendy Ladies Day will return to the regatta on Tuesday 7th August with a celebration of female talent …

ISLAND SAILING CLUB’S ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2018.

Extreme heat and little wind made this year’s Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay one of the slowest on record, if not the slowest ever. Due to the calm conditions of course this made for a very quiet day for the RNLI and other rescue services. In 2017 Concise a MOD70 foiling …