Make your entry for the 2017 regatta

The online process for Cowes Week is very simple but it will help if you read these instructions. Before you start, you should also read the Advance Notice of Regatta 2017, which is available on the Race Documents page.

Tuesday 30 May 2017 is the last day on which you can enter and receive the Early Bird discount (as detailed in the Advance Notice of Regatta).

For your initial entry, you will need to complete all questions that are marked with a red asterisk (*). The information you will need is listed below, so do make sure you have this available before you start.

Other information - for example, your boat's CV, berthing details, crew details and shoreside accommodation - can be completed later. Once your entry has been accepted, you will be able to update or add to these details, at any time before the regatta.

The essential information you need for entering is as follows:

Section 1 Boat Details
  • Boat name and sail number
  • Class you are entering and which days you are racing
  • Overall length (for Black Group handicap boats)
Section 2 Entrant Details
  • Your contact details
  • Emergency contact details during the event (you can update this later)
Section 3 Background
  • Skippers name (you can update this later)
  • Details of any advertising your boat will carry
Section 4 Payment Details
  • Credit or debit card number and expiry date (you can also pay by cheque)
  • Whether class numerals are required
Section 5 Declaration
  • No information required but must be read

The entire entry process is handled by our secure server to ensure that all of your details are completely confidential when transmitted over the internet.

Update your entry

To update your entry for Cowes Week, you will need your email address and the password that you gave us with your initial entry. You can find these in the email receipt that we sent you when you made your online entry. If you have mislaid the receipt email, please call us on +44 (0) 1983 242049.

The information that you can update is listed below. If you need to change other details about your entry, please call the Regatta Office on +44 (0) 1983 242049.

  • Design type, designer, hull colour, number of crew, draught
  • Skipper name and name for publicity, results etc
  • Name, age and email address for your crew members
  • Emergency contact name and number
  • Berthing details and contact
  • Shoreside accommodation address
  • Mobile phone number for text messages

The entry update process is handled by our secure server to ensure that all of your details are completely confidential when transmitted over the internet.