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Dating back to 1826, Cowes Week is the world’s oldest sailing regatta, and one of the Island’s most historic events. 

Take advantage of our great travel offers, valid for the duration of the regatta, 27 July to 3 August 2024:

  • 15% off vehicle ferry travel 

  • £12.90 Red Jet day return 

  • £21 Red Jet period return 

Cowes Week Sailing
Busy Cowes High Street during Cowes Week
Cowes Week Sailing
Yacht and Red Funnel Ferry
Cowes Week Sail Boats
Cowes Week Sailing
Cowes Week Sailing
Cowes Seafront
Cowes Week sailing with Red Funnel Ferry in background

What's On

Attracting competitors from all over the world, Cowes Week is a rite of passage for any sailing enthusiast and a real celebration of the sport. For those not taking part on the water, dedicated event areas and the local town offer a plethora of bars, great places to eat, and live entertainment and music during the week.

See the Cowes Week website for full details. 

Getting There

From the mainland: Sail straight into the heart of the action, with our Red Jet service getting you across the Solent in less than 30 minutes from Southampton. Find more information here

By bus: Take Southern Vectis No. 1 from Newport. Plan your journey here

Terms and Conditions

Vehicle Ferry: Valid for a vehicle ferry crossing between 27 July and 3 August 2024, with up to 7 people (additional passenger rates available) in a car. Subject to availability. Conditions: Not valid with any other Red Funnel offer or concession, including standard Travel Card holder discounts. Journeys must begin in Southampton. Valid for new bookings only. We reserve the right to withdraw this promotion without prior notice. Standard conditions of carriage apply. Offer available online only. 

Red Jet: Valid for a day-return trip or period return taken between 27 July and 3 August 2024, on any sailing between Southampton and West Cowes. Journeys must begin in Southampton. Carriage is subject to availability and is on a first come first served basis. Note: It is not possible to pre-book specific sailing times with these tickets. Offer available online only.