On each day during Cowes Week I was on watch at NCI Stone Point. This post introduces photo albums depicting the racing on days when the weather allowed.
Category: Cowes Week 2019
Photos of the SailGP racing on Sunday 11th August taken from Lepe Country Park using a telephoto lens.
Photos from Monday 12th August when Solent Rescue took part in an exercise with one of the Coastguard helicopters, Rescue 175.
A multitude of spinnakers passing Lepe Country Park on Tuesday 13th August – perhaps the best weather of the week.
After wind and rain on Wednesday, Thursday was still windy for the racing.
Friday, 16th August was another windy day with bad weather forecast for the afternoon. Most races were held on short courses and there was a lot of action close to the south cardinal mark buoy which marks the end of Lepe Spit.
Saturday 17th August was meant to be the last day of Cowes Week but, with the bad weather of Friday afternoon and the Friday fireworks, it seemed something of an anticlimax. At Lepe the water was claimed by windsurfers…