A yachtsman taking part in the racing at Cowes Week off the Isle of Wight has died after going overboard.Read the full story ›
There'll be a fireworks spectacular for Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight tonight.
Thousands of sailors have been taking part in the eight-day event with amateur sailing enthusiasts competing against the professionals.
As the popular sailing event gets underway in the Isle of Wight today, Prince Phillip will be among those enjoying Cowes Week today.
It's one of the oldest and largest sailing regattas in the world - with 188 years experience and attracting up to 1,000 competing boats.
More than 8,000 competitors are due to take part and there will be 45 newcomers entering for the first time in 2014.
I love it. It's a great sailing obstacle course! It's not just about the racing; you're crossing tides, avoiding ships, missing rocks and keeping clear of everyone else. There's so much to think about and you've never won until you've crossed the finish line. It certainly gets the adrenalin flowing!"
This year's Cowes Week sailing regatta on the Isle of Wight comes to an end today. A thousand boats manned by 7,000 crew members took part. It's one of the world's longest-running sailing regattas. It's a chance for both professional and amateur sailors to compete on the water.
As one of the world's largest sporting events starts this weekend, policing plans are being put in place to keep crime levels low.
Cowes Week will see thousands of people descend on the Isle of Wight to enjoy the sailing regatta. Officers will be on patrol on land, with the Marine Unit on duty in the Solent.
Cowes Week is drawing to an end. However there was enough time for some Olympic sailors to take a break during the regatta.Read the full story ›
Sailors have been battling tough conditions on Day 5 of the Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
The first few days saw superb sailing weather - but there was a change this morning, which saw a number of races called off.
However the Black Group classes pressed ahead - and took on everything the elements could throw at them.
With the Olympics over - another of our great sporting events, Cowes Week, is just getting started.Read the full story ›
VIDEO: Almost 1,000 yachts and 8,000 competitors will take part this week in the world's biggest sailing regatta. The event ,which dates back to 1826, attracts a wide range of competitors from amateurs to Olympic and World champions.