Places to Visit
The Solent has long been the UK's premier destination for powerboating, sailing and cruising.
With world famous regattas like Cowes Week and with spectacular landmarks like the Needles and the Nab Tower, this stretch of sheltered water is ideal for sailing and boating events.
As well as Cowes Week, there are many other sailing events from the Round the Island Yacht Race (the world's largest race), to smaller regattas. Cowes week itself is the longest-running regatta in the world, being over 200 years old and attracting 100,000 visitors to the Solent each summer.
There are also the Solent ports. large and small offering a wonderful variety of experience fast cruising Ribs: