Cowes and its nearby towns boast excellent restaurants, hotels and bars. Read our guide and reviews to find the best places to stay, eat and enjoy a drink whilst soaking up the excitement of this year's race.

The Needles Isle of Wight

If you are attending Cowes Week this August, make sure you take time to experience some of the best attractions on and around the Isle of Wight. From stately homes, vineyards and museums to spas and restaurants here's our guide to the best of the rest!

Sailors in a dinghy on the water

The quick thinking sailors plucked three people from the water after they spotted the sinking speedboat off Gilkicker, Stokes Bay in Gosport. Watch as they are assisted by the Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS)