Experience Cowes Week on an eco-luxury sailing to the Isle of Wight this summer

Roshina Jowaheer
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Photo credit: Jacky Parker Photography - Getty Images
Photo credit: Jacky Parker Photography - Getty Images

Cowes Week is one of the greatest events in Britain's social calendar. Thousands of yachtsmen and women take to the Isle of Wight's waters in beautiful boats, but far more flock to the shoreside pubs, bars and restaurants for the incredible nautical celebration.

It’s a spectacle not to be missed, and on Red's exclusive summer voyage, you’ll sail the Solent onboard Tradewind Voyages’ Golden Horizon. The world’s largest square-rigged sailing vessel, the eco-friendly ship is powered by nature and offers impressive luxuries - from a wonderful restaurant and choice of bars to a spa, gym, library and lecture theatre.

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Spending 11 whole days exploring the UK's glorious coastline, you'll spend two days in Cowes and have plenty of time to take in the Isle of Wight, from Osborne House to the Needles.

During the luxurious sailing, you'll also visit Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. In Falmouth, you can wander around the harbour’s galleries and boutiques, take your pick from Cornish pasties, cream teas or homemade fudge, or visit the Eden Project’s giant geodesic Biomes, Tintagel or Land’s End.

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Photo credit: Shutterstock

The wild Isles of Scilly are home to wonderful flora and fauna and Caribbean-esque white-sand beaches.

Meanwhile, in Plymouth, you'll want to spend time in Poole, with its wildlife-rich islands, waterfront restaurants and Blue Flag beaches, before setting sail back to Harwich.

It's set to be a summer escape to remember, bringing you seaside bliss without the hassle of trying to find holiday home or hotel availability this August.

Photo credit: Tradewind Voyages
Photo credit: Tradewind Voyages

You'll stay on Golden Horizon, which has only outside facing cabins, so you can enjoy breathtaking views throughout the trip. All on-board entertainment, wifi, gratuities, meals and watersports are included, and wine, beer and soft drinks are also included with meals served in the main restaurant.

What's included?

  • 10 nights on Golden Horizon

  • All on-board meals

  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner when served in the main restaurant

  • Fitness classes and watersports

  • Wifi, gratuities, service charges and gym access

Want to join Red on a trip to the Isle of Wight for Cowes Week, as well as Cornwall, Devon and the Isles of Scilly? Visit our holiday website to read more about our exclusive holiday this August.

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