Much missed last year, Cowes Week is going to be back for 2021. Starting on Saturday 31st July it runs until Friday 23rd July. Here are some fascinating facts you may not know about this iconic sailing regatta.
Strictly speaking, the Americas Cup is a sailing trophy. It is the oldest active trophy in international sport, and is awarded to the winner of a match race between only two yachts. It now also refers to the race itself.