For just the second time ever, the 44Cup will visit Cowes. Taking place over 9-13 August, this will be a busy period for the British venue with the 50th anniversary edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race setting off from there two weeks beforehand and with Cowes Week taking place immediately prior to the 44Cup Cowes. One of yacht racing’s most famous venues, the Solent and the Isle of Wight are also among the most historic too with Cowes Week having been held for the first time officially in 1826, the first round of what would become the America’s Cup lapping the Isle of Wight in 1851 while the first Fastnet Race started from there in 1925.
Hosted by Chris Bake’s Team Aqua and the Royal Yacht Squadron, the event will also double as the 2023 RC44 World Championship.
Whether you're on the Isle of Wight or following from the comfort of your own home, here is your guide to how to watch the racing.
ON THE DOCK
The boats will be moored in the Cowes Yacht Haven, from Monday 7th August. Practice racing will take place on Wednesday 9th August in preparation for the weeks racing.
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