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The next Cowes Small Ships Race is an on-the-water only race, for those vessels who are able to sail within the current Covid-19 restrictions. There will be no shore based events. The race will take place on the 3rd October 2020.

Notice of Race 

Entry Form - entry closes on 25th September 2020. Entry is open to crews of all ages.


Crew List for all races. Please send via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 1700 on Thursday 1st October 2020. (To comply with GDPR, you should notify your crew that their name, gender, date of birth and photo preference will be passed onto ASTO.) 

Life Saving Appliances Form (Coded vessels) To be completed and handed to the Race Office on registration/arrival at the event.

Life Saving Appliances Form (Non-coded vessels)

Race Declaration form - open file, complete and email back to the office.

Vessel measurement form (to allow us to calculate you Time Correction Factor, if you have not had one before)

Alcohol Guidance (the law regarding seafarers)

Cowes Harbour Commission (useful navigation information and rules)

Spaces available now

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Click on the picture to find the latest berth availability on Sail Training vessels.