Cowes Week 2020 Racing - Skippered Day Charter £199 pp

The Lendy Cowes Week regatta has been a key part of the British sporting and social calendar since 1826. With over 1000 yachts and 8000 competitors it has become one of the worlds premier regattas with excellent après sail entertainment.

Solent Boat Charters are pleased to announce they will be entering a Bavaria 38 Match racer/cruiser yacht with white sails & spinnaker into the Cruising Class in this years regatta taking place between 8th & 15th August 2020 and moored in Cowes for the duration of the regatta. The aim of our sailing in this event is to experience Cowes Week without the pressures of top level racing. Having come 3rd in class last year we really feel the class is there to be won !

Free parking in Southampton and skippered rib transfer to Cowes every morning.


No previous sailing or racing experience necessary, open to all !

Open to sailors of all abilities we aim to provide the Cowes Week Experience.

Sailors must just be able to declare their fitness to sail.


We are offering a very simple pricing structure as detailed below. Book single or multiple days.

Saturday/Sunday from £ 249 per day               Monday thru Friday from £199 per day


What’s included: 

Professional Skipper and crew, picnic lunch and light refreshments, regatta entry and berthing. 

Use of Gill waterproofs. No footwear is provided. 

Also, free parking all day and skippered rib boat transfer from Shamrock Quay to Cowes ( one way only ). Catch the ferry back to Southampton whenever your ready.


Limited accommodation on board only for clients on consecutive day sailing.

This may be shared cabin on first come first served basis.

We can`t offer accommodation before or after your days sailing unless you are sailing with us the next day.

Confirmed 2020 Itinerary:

0745 Unit 10 Shamrock Quay Southampton opens for tea & coffee. ( car park passes issued )

0800 Skippered transfer rib departs Shamrock Quay to Cowes. ( don`t be late the rib won`t wait )
0900 Meet and greet skipper at Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes. 
0930 Safety brief.
1000 Leave dock for practice.
1130-1230 race start usually 1 race. 
1600 Race will finish return to dock.
17:00 Race review and refreshments. 
17:30 Depart for home or Après Sail ashore.

The free transfer rib will leave promptly at 8am from Shamrock Quay. 
Alternatively you may meet the yacht at Shepards Wharf in Cowes at 9am, ask the marina office for her berth number on arrival.
Lunch is provided each day. 
Waterproofs are available on board. Please wear sensible none marking footwear. 
If you have booked consecutive days you are automatically booked on board the yacht for the middle night. You will need to bring all your own bedding.
Returning to Southampton is via the public ferries at your own cost.