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Cowes

(kouz), town (1991 pop. 16,134), Isle of Wight, S England. A resort town with lovely promenades, it is also the main port of the island and the center for yachting in the British Isles. Cowes became the headquarters of the Royal Yacht Club in 1838, and fashionable regattas are held annually. Industries include shipbuilding and aircraft works. Queen Victoria died in Osborne House in East Cowes.

Cowes

a town in S England, on the Isle of Wight: famous for its annual regatta. Pop.: 19 110 (2001)
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The court heard that Wallace, known as the Lizard Lady among local drinkers, had brought the iguana into the Anchor public house in Cowes and was asked to leave when she started to upset customers by placing the iguana on their shoulders and heads.
Top US Etchells skipper Steve Benjamin, who came a close second to Bertrand in Cowes last year and was also runner-up in 2015, will be out to finally grab the class's top prize.
The new transit centre will enable cars and coaches to move in and out of central Cowes more easily, and create more than 100 extra long-term car parks.
Cowes race is well-founded, and one of the largest sailing races in the world, where 1584 boats of various categories and sizes participated in the race.
Sailboat 'Musandam' crew all set for UK Cowes Week London: The crew of Musandam of Oman Sail is preparing to take part in the UK Cowes Week, starting with the 8th edition of the Artemis Challenge race.
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Abu Dhabi's planned hosting of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15 could become the key sailing and community waterfront event of Arabia on the lines of the UK's highly successful Cowes Week regatta.
According to CNN, the yacht club has an illustrious place in British history, launching the first ever America's Cup in 1815 and Cowes Week in 1826, which starts each race with cannon fire over the water.
She took to the sea with the star during Cowes Week, which the club founded in 1826.
And she seemed relaxed and excited as she tried her hand behind the wheel and learning the ropes during a trip to the Isle of White as part of Cowes Week.
He was injured when he dived into the sea, and had to be brought ashore by the Cowes RNLI lifeboat before being taken to hospital by ambulance.
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