Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week - Big Screen advertising opportunities

Calling all Sailing / Marine brands - This is an amazing not to be missed opportunity for you to have your brand / company advert on the Big Screens during AAM Cowes Week 2014.

You could have a 30 second advert running throughout the event on the 3 Big Screens and the Cowes small screen network, in between Event TV footage of the racing, results and entertainments.

We have three big screens situated through Cowes. Cowes Parade, Cowes Yacht Haven and Shepard’s Wharf marina, as well as a network of small screens in key locations such as all the prestigious Cowes Yacht Clubs, Corporate hospitality ares and pubs.

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Tue 29 Jul 2014 at 1138 BST

Get ready to start snapping between 2nd and 9th August for your chance to win some amazing prizes at this year’s Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week!

Aussies take early lead in Cowes

Tue 29 Jul 2014 at 1119 BST

Cowes, UK, July 18, 2014 – The opening day of the inaugural Etchells Invitational Cup delivered plenty of sun, but variable winds that tested the 20 teams from 11 countries that are gathered in Cowes.

 Ireland's Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup whitewash

Tue 29 Jul 2014 at 1044 BST

Ireland's three boat team, comprising Anthony O'Leary's Ker 39 Antix, Marc Glimcher's Ker 40 Catapult and Michael Boyd and Niall Dowling's Grand Soleil 43 Quokka 8, today scored the most comprehensive victory in the 22 year history of the Commodores' Cup.

Overseas Regatta Opportunity for Cowes Week Winner 2014

Tue 29 Jul 2014 at 1033 BST

The Sportsboat Class at this year’s Cowes Week Regatta has again been declared a qualifying event for EFG Viper Pan American Sportsboat Championships, hosted in Miami from 3rd to 5th March 2015, during Bacardi Miami Sailing Week.

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston to compete in Round Britain and Ireland Race

Tue 29 Jul 2014 at 1017 BST

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, 75, will compete in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, the second race on his Open 60 ahead of his participation in November’s French single-handed classic, the Route du Rhum.


Tue 29 Jul 2014 at 0954 BST

'Sip and Puff’ sailor Natasha 'Miss isle’ Lambert’s fundraising efforts reached the £10,000 milestone, with the teenager saying a huge ‘Thank You!’ to everyone who has supported her so far, as she resumed her Sea and Summit Challenge sailing from Exmouth to Dartmouth yesterday (Monday 28 July). 

Two Week Countdown to Fireworks Friday at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Mon 28 Jul 2014 at 1700 BST

In two weeks time it will be Fireworks Friday at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week and Cowes Fireworks Committee - formed of regatta organisers, Cowes Week Limited, Cowes Town Waterfront Trust, and the Isle of Wight Council – wish to extend their thanks to all those that have given generously to the fundraising effort and played their part in ensuring this year’s display can go ahead. The Committee is also urging anyone who is looking forward to this year’s display and hasn’t yet made a contribution to do so via the event website at aamcw.co/fireworks

Pulling Out All the Stops for an Action-Packed Family Day At Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Mon 28 Jul 2014 at 1645 BST

Family Day at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week was first introduced in 2011 to raise the profile of all the family-friendly aspects of the world’s best-known sailing regatta. Since then, the initiative has gained in momentum and this year, organisers are delighted to announce a jam-packed schedule of family-friendly activities on Family Day which takes place in just under a week on Sunday 3 August.

Saturday 26 July Cowes - Round Marks - Solent Finish | RORC Channel Race

Mon 28 Jul 2014 at 1636 BST

The tenth race of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Season's Points Championship will take place this weekend. Starting and finishing in the Solent, the race is expected to take over 24 hours. The weather forecast is for a light northerly breeze for the start, which may build as the race develops. High pressure is likely to cause the current heat wave to continue, providing fantastic conditions for the RORC fleet.

J-Cup 2014 Regatta Report 

Mon 28 Jul 2014 at 1221 BST

After facing the very real prospect of not being able to race in the regatta, organised by Key Yachting and run by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, it's been quite a turn around in fortune for Mike and Sarah Wallis's Jahmali in the J-Cup 2014 in Partnership with B&G.

Ireland do a 'horizon job' on three race Thursday

Mon 28 Jul 2014 at 1136 BST

In contrast to the frustration of yesterday's two unfinished races, today three inshore races were successfully held at the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, bringing the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial flagship event for national teams with amateur crews back on schedule.


Mon 28 Jul 2014 at 1117 BST

It was a day of mixed fortunes on the Solent today for the Harken Race Day of the Charles Stanley Cowes Classics.  A reasonable breeze enabled prompt windward starts to get away on the laid mark courses from the four committee boats which each look after their selected classes, all of whom were designed before 1970.


Mon 28 Jul 2014 at 1105 BST

Grinning ’sip and puff' sailor Natasha ‘Miss Isle’ Lambert declared herself happy after successfully completing the 25-mile first leg of her Sea and Summit Challenge from Cowes on the Isle of Wight to Poole, Dorset last week (Thursday 24 July).

Trustees of Sir Edward Heath Foundation present Morning Cloud memento to Royal Southern Yacht Club

Mon 28 Jul 2014 at 1052 BST

The Trustees of the Sir Edward Heath Foundation today presented a half model of Sir Edward's yacht, Morning Cloud 2, to the Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble-le-Rice, Hampshire. It is intended as a memento of Britain's most celebrated sailing Prime Minister and of the central role the Club played in his sailing career. The Royal Southern was where Sir Edward and his crews put together their sailing strategies which led to his success in winning, inter alia, the Admiral's Cup in 1971.


Thu 24 Jul 2014 at 1605 BST

The RYA is delighted to introduce a fantastic new membership offer from membership partners Garmin.  RYA members can now take advantage of a special member’s only discount of 30% on Garmin VIRB action cameras.

Unlucky race four | Royal Ocean Racing Club's Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup 

Thu 24 Jul 2014 at 1551 BST

Day four of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup was one Principal Race Officer Stuart Childerley and his team would prefer to forget.

A new era for the Etchells class

Thu 24 Jul 2014 at 1539 BST

A winter of development work with some of the world’s top sailors has resulted in significant improvements to the latest Etchells keelboats built by David Heritage Racing Yachts in Cowes, UK. “What we’ve done here represents the biggest changes in the class over the past 20 years,” says Andrew ‘Dog’ Palfrey, a double Etchells world champion, Star class Olympian for Australia and veteran of two America's Cup campaigns.


Thu 24 Jul 2014 at 1323 BST

Inspirational sailor Natasha Lambert, 17, had a send off to remember as legends of the sport Dame Ellen MacArthur and Geoff Holt MBE were amongst the guests at a special ‘Stand By To Go’ reception to mark the beginning of her incredible 2014 Sea and Summit Challenge in Cowes yesterday (Wednesday 23 July).

Centenary of first shot at sea in the First World War marked by sail past by Royal Navy at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Tue 22 Jul 2014 at 1648 BST

One hundred years after the first shot at sea was fired by the Royal Navy a day after the First World War in Britain was declared, the National Museum of the Royal Navy will mark the centenary by inviting a sail past by RN patrol vessel HMS Mersey off the Royal Yacht Squadron during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.

British America’s Cup Challenge launched

Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1647 BST

Sir Ben Ainslie, the most successful Olympic sailor in history, is setting his sights on the America’s Cup.

On Tuesday, he introduced his team during a ceremony at Queens House, in England, to launch his America’s Cup challenge.

“This is the last great historic sporting prize never won by Great Britain. It has always been my ambition to mount a home challenge,” he said. “The time is right and I am hugely encouraged by the support we are getting, not least from the Duchess of Cambridge. I learned a great deal aboard Oracle in San Francisco and I would not be challenging if I did not believe we have a real chance of winning this time.”

See more from the team here