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Thu 16 May 2013 at 1725 BST
The Solent Sunbeams are regular visitors to Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week and, at 90 years old, they have plenty to celebrate this year.
Thu 16 May 2013 at 1329 BST
The Hunter Impala class will further establish their re-emergence as one of the premier one designs in the Solent this weekend, 18 and 19 May.
Thu 16 May 2013 at 1306 BST
On Tuesday, 14 May, 27 boats braved cold, wet and windy conditions in the fourth race of the Tuesday evening series.
Thu 16 May 2013 at 1120 BST
The two Royal Clubs, Southampton (RSYC) and Southern (RSrnYC), combined to host the first event of this year's Championship.
Tue 14 May 2013 at 1621 BST
Cowes Week Limited. organisers of AAM Cowes Week, is always keen to engage with companies on the IOW to ensure that business opportunities associated with the event benefit the Island as much as possible.
Tue 14 May 2013 at 1140 BST
Hundreds of crew members from all over the world united to discover which of the twelve professional skippers they will be racing with in the 2013-14 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
Tue 14 May 2013 at 1037 BST
Sailing around the Isle of Wight is a challenge for any mariner, but it was one that disabled sailor Natasha Lambert took on with gusto to raise money for the RNLI.
Tue 14 May 2013 at 1007 BST
Thrills, spills and a good turnout from the big boats for the Royal Southern Yacht Club's (RSrnYC) Summer Series May Regatta.
Mon 13 May 2013 at 1626 BST
On Wednesday, 8 May the Island Sailing Club hosted the first of its one night regattas for Cowes Businesses, in perfect sailing conditions.
Mon 13 May 2013 at 1615 BST
On Tuesday, 7 May 62 boats turned out for the third race of the Island Sailing Club's (ISC) Tuesday evening race series.
Mon 13 May 2013 at 1554 BST
One of the most famous yacht races in the world, the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, attracts professional yachting's elite but is also the racing highlight for many amateur sailors.
Fri 10 May 2013 at 1627 BST
The final results of the Etchells 2013 European Championship had the Razmilovic brothers split by James Howells in the top three spots.
Fri 10 May 2013 at 1535 BST
The RNLI's life-saving role was really put to the test in a choppy Solent on Friday, 10 May when Cowes lifeboat rescued a windsurfer after an intensive 45 minute search.
Fri 10 May 2013 at 1233 BST
We are saddened to learn of the death of double Olympic medallist Andrew 'Bart' Simpson on Thursday, 9 May.
Wed 08 May 2013 at 1717 BST
Cowes RNLI lifeboat raced to the aid of a man who badly injured his right hand aboard a yacht in Osborne Bay on Tuesday afternoon, 7 May.
Wed 08 May 2013 at 1603 BST
Royal Victoria Yacht Club Optimist sailor, Haydn Sewell has been selected to join the British Optimist Development Team to compete in the Bodrum International Regatta in Turkey.
Wed 08 May 2013 at 1059 BST
After 25 years, Sigma 38 racing continues to enthral.
Tue 07 May 2013 at 1331 BST
Visitors to Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week have the opportunity to help support Toe in the Water, the event's official charity partner.
Tue 07 May 2013 at 1243 BST
Qingdao saved its best for last on the final day of Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series.
Tue 07 May 2013 at 1022 BST
Sir Ben Ainslie, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Dame Ellen MacArthur, Dee Caffari MBE, Helena Lucas MBE, Alex Thomson, Mike Golding are all racing in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race on 1 June.