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.

Ba a part of the action not just a spectator!

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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


Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1535 BST

Jacques Cousteau once said that “People protect what they love” so our mission is to develop innovative ways to encourage greater care for our blue environment. 

Ramora UK Supporting the Flare Amnesty at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1437 BST

Ramora UK, one of the UK’s leading Bomb Disposal companies, is once again repeating its distress flare disposal service for sailors taking part in this year’s Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.

Berths Bonus at Cowes Yacht Haven this Cowes Week

Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1414 BST

Cowes Yacht Haven is to make more berths available for Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week (2 - 9 August 2014).

Miss Isle 'Standby to Go' reception for extraordinary sailing attempt

Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1220 BST

In July 2013 Natasha Lambert (Miss Isle) successfully completed an historic sail across the Channel. Natasha, 17, was born with athertoid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs and speech and confines her to a wheelchair. She sails using ‘sip and puff’ - using her breathing alone to control her sailing boat.

 Antix opens the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup with two bullets

Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1136 BST

Ireland has not competed in the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup since winning the event in 2010, but today on the Solent the defending champions once removed got off to a strong start in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial flagship event for national teams with amateur crews.

Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup ups the ante

Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1114 BST

Anticipation has been building for the start of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial week-long Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup.

RYA Team GBR prepares to defend Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup title

Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1048 BST

RYA Racing Keelboat Manager Nigel King admits the defence of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup 2014 will be a ‘tough challenge’ but one that his British contingent can overcome as they prepare to defend GBR Red’s title ahead of the biennial event which gets underway in Cowes, Isle of Wight, on Sunday 19 August.

Panerai British Classic Week 2014 concludes in spectacular style with victory for Christine and Giovanni Belgrano’s Whooper

Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 1002 BST

18 July 2014 – The final day of racing at Panerai British Classic Week could not have been more exciting as the podium positions for all classes were decided.

Shadow Nationals 2014

Tue 15 Jul 2014 at 1704 BST

Organised by Gurnard Sailing Club on the 27th 29th June 


Wed 09 Jul 2014 at 1621 BST

British powerboat champion Shelley Jory-Leigh has announced she’ll be supporting disabled teen sailor Natasha Lambert by leading her safety boat team during the 2014 Sea and Summit challenge.

The Coastguard SOS campaign group has a strong interest in Coastal safety around the UK 

Wed 09 Jul 2014 at 1542 BST

Here are some Posters to help convey important safety massages.

Hudson Wight Performance Sailwear named as Official Clothing Sponsor Charles Stanley Cowes Classic Week 

Tue 08 Jul 2014 at 1000 BST

Hudson Wight Performance Sailwear has been appointed the Official Clothing Sponsor for this year's Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week from 21-25 July, organised and hosted by the Royal London Yacht Club, Cowes.

Eight new crew members named by Volvo Ocean Race teams

Mon 07 Jul 2014 at 1500 BST

ALICANTE, Spain, July 7 – Eight new crew for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 were today unveiled in separate announcements from Team Alvimedica and the Spanish Team challengers.

Portsmouth Regatta – Day 2 IRC Solent Region Championship

Mon 07 Jul 2014 at 1400 BST

This year, the Portsmouth clubs combined to host a new Portsmouth Regatta, with Saturday forming their contribution to the Solent Region Championship.  We left the Hamble a little concerned that the forecast was for heavy rain showers.  But conditions were great for sailing, sunshine and enough wind that we had to debate which sails to fly.