Cowes

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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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He drove the concluding phase of the redevelopment to East Cowes Marina in 2005 and played a central part in developing the Portland Marina, host venue for the sailing events for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The offering is available in Cowes, East Cowes, Highview Estate and Westbury Homes and will be extended to other areas of the island in the coming months.
The 54-year-old electrician, of the island's East Cowes, had been unable to pay up because major clients had not paid for work he had done.
The boat arrives in residential West Cowes, but a short ride on one of the last functioning chain ferries in Britain, is East Cowes.
For over 50 years Osborne House, just outside East Cowes, was her favourite retreat until she died there in 1901.
Sebastian Clover from East Cowes, Isle of Wight, said he had been training hard for the 2,700-mile journey which he was challenged to do by his mother Dolores, 48.
Osborne House itself, an Italianate building with tall campanile towers and terrace gardens overlooking the waters of the Solent near East Cowes, was built for Queen victoria in 1845-52 at her own expense, as a country retreat where she could be free from state ceremonial.
In the caption to Turner's 'Music Party' painting, East Cowes Castle on the Isle of Wight is curiously re-located to Petworth in Sussex.
It is currently available in East Cowes, Highview Estate, Westbury Homes, and Cowes, but will expand to other parts of the island in the coming months.
Departing from their south coast HQ in East Cowes Marina, Isle of Wight, the trip navigated the waters of the Solent, which took them to various stopovers including Yarmouth Harbour and the picturesque bay of Newtown Creek for a barbecue before putting their new skills to the test cruising back into Cowes.
Contract notice: construction, delivery and commissioning of a replacement floating bridge to operate between Cowes and East Cowes.
Then it was on to beautiful Osborne House, Queen Victoria's summer home in East Cowes.

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