Cowes Harbour Handbook 2019-2020 2019-2020 - Page 7

NEW IN 2019 COWES SAILGP e new SailGP series is coming to Lendy Cowes Week, these 50 foot foiling catamarans will be spectacular in the Solent. SUE STITT Sue, who provided our cover illustration is an Island artist specialising in marine themes. CRUISES TO COWES More cruise ships are coming to Cowes this year due to the efforts of CHC and Visit Isle of Wight. MICHEL VERDURE/SEABOURN QUEST CLASSIC BOAT MUSEUM e Classic Boat Museum are now welcoming visitors to 2 sites, the Gallery in East Cowes and the Boat Collection by the hammerhead crane in Cowes. RED KESTREL Red Funnel’s new freight only ferry Red Kestrel has been launched by Cammell Laird in Birkenhead. COWES 2019 – 2020 7