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!

Crew and guests on a Clipper 68 out of Cowes

YBW's Katy Stickland got the chance to crew on a Clipper 68 during Cowes Week 2016. CV2 has circumnavigated four times, and is now used for training and corporate events.