Cowes is the historic home of yachting on the south coast of the UK and is a world renowned regatta venue.

The International Six Metre World Championships in 2023 will be hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron (RYS) from its stunning waterside clubhouse overlooking the Solent.

The Squadron’s race management team is world class and runs multiple international regattas and championships each season. Racing for the Six Metre Worlds will be held on windward leeward courses in the eastern Solent area.

Cowes offers plenty of places to stay at a range of levels and further information about this can be found on our Accommodation page. There is also a wide range of cafes, bars and restaurants and well as great local shops and galleries.

Further afield the Isle of Wight is a wonderful tourist destination with a host of interesting places and attractions to visit. Click here for more information about visiting the Isle of Wight.