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Cowes week for non sailors

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Cowes week for non sailors

Have just realised that I have booked a weeks holiday during Cowes week. Not in Cowes but on the Island. How busy is going to be and as a non sailing family will we still enjoy it?

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1. Re: Cowes week for non sailors

Hi,

"I don't have a boat - is it worth coming just to watch?

http://www.cowesweek.co.uk

Taken from the above web site

"Absolutely! Cowes Week really is special to everyone involved, whether sailing or not, and the people of Cowes and its businesses really get behind the Event and pull out all the stops to support this famous Regatta.

Visitors enjoy a unique opportunity to see the yachts at close quarters on the Solent waters. The variety of weather and sea conditions found in the Solent combined with the fickle tides makes for some very exciting racing - and spectating. The majority of classes start and finish on the Royal Yacht Squadron line while, just to the West, The Green offers a panoramic viewing platform of the yachts cheating the tide as they battle their way to the finish"

Dave

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2. Re: Cowes week for non sailors

of course you will still enjoy it, will only really be busy in cowes,if you wanna see the boats at cowes take the bus.otherwise you will still find plenty to do at other attractions on island.

most of all enjoy it & dont worry

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