Lendy Cowes Week
We’re delighted to be the official charity of Lendy Cowes Week. Visit us on the Parade to join in our activities:
- Fun and engaging workshops for young people inspired by the excitement of the America’s Cup (details below).
- Win exciting prizes by taking part in our Treasure Hunt!
- Come & meet the team to find out how we inspire young people to think differently about their future.
Please join us for our FREE sailing inspired workshops throughout Lendy Cowes Week
Dates: Saturday 4th – Thursday 9th August
Venue: 1851 Trust Stand, Cowes Parade
Timings: 1115 – 1230 and 1415 – 1530
Ages: 8-13 year olds
How to book:
To book your Club or Group, find the workshop you would like to take part in below and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals can book their chosen workshop here:
Plastic ‘not so’ fantastic (“Sustainability Saturday”, 4 August)
Play our marine wildlife game and learn about the impact of single-use plastic on marine wildlife and reduce your impact on the environment.
Renewable energy (“Sustainability Saturday”, 4 August)
Sustainability is key to the future of Planet Earth. Make and test a wind turbine and discover how energy is transformed and utilised onboard the INEOS Team UK raceboat.
Starting sequence (“Family fun day”, Sunday, 5 August)
Are you a budding navigator or tactician? Try your skills at coding to navigate your “Sphero” boat around our race course?
Past, present and future (“Charity Monday”, 6 August)
Whether you love the beauty and grandeur of the old J class yachts or you’re a die-hard AC50 fan, you will love exploring blueprints and surveys. Use your knowledge to compete in our quiz with a twist!
Girls that can (“Lendy Ladies’ Day”, Tuesday 7 August)
It’s girls only! Can you rise to the challenge and build a boat that is both lightweight and strong? Explore our cutting edge materials and learn what makes an sailing boats foil.
Fit for the future (“Youth Day”, Wednesday 8 August)
We will be future-proofing our next generation! Find out what it takes to be an America’s Cup sailor and take part in our fitness challenge. Beat the grinder and learn how your body reacts to exercise.
Float your boat (Thursday 9 August)
Why do boats float? Why are some faster than others? Design your own hull and test it to see if you could be the next America’s Cup designer!
How you can help
Our activities and programmes are helping to break down barriers and provide unique opportunities to young people. There is no charge to participants to attend any of our sessions but we do need to raise funds to keep our activities available to all. Giving just £10 can help us to inspire the Next Generation. Your donation could pay for a young person to experience a hands on workshop at our Tech Deck.
To donate £10, please text INSPIRE to 70660
Win a Sunsail Holiday!
Thanks to Sunsail and the Croatian Tourist Board, you can win a 7 day bareboat charter from Marina Agana, Croatia – including flights! To enter, and donate to the 1851 Trust, visit www.sunsail.co.uk/cowes-week-competition