Absolutely! Everything about Cowes
The Home of World Yachting - Isle of Wight

By Marie-Claire Baroness Von Alvensleben
May 2002
West Island Group / Vine House Distribution
ISBN: 1-904139-05-7
254 pages, illustrated; 8.25" x 10.5"
$45.50 paper original

Absolutely Everything About Cowes is for lovers of sailing and beautiful boats, a unique publication packed with information and stunning pictures. It provides a fascinating in-depth study of into Cowes's past and present, with 250 pages of history, characters, regattas and atmosphere, featuring an 88 page supplement of the 150th anniversary of the America's Cup 2001 regatta. Aspects covered include the golden age of yachting, the story of Cowes, Uffa Fox, the Royal Yacht Squadron and Cowes Yacht Clubs, the regattas, places of cultural and historical interest, Beken of Cowes, Ratsey and Lapthorn, Spencer Rigging, hi-tech marine industries, GKN Westland Aerospace, and the best hotels on the island. Also covered is the 31st America's Cup and GBR Challenge 2003.

Includes over 700 color photographs.

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