ORGANISERS of the world-renowned Cowes Week are seeking a new regatta director.
Cowes Week Ltd (CWL) want to recruit someone 'well known on the yachting and racing circuit' to ensure the event remains a highlight of the global sailing calendar.
The year-round, part-time post is available after Phil Hagen left following this year's regatta to focus on his other business interests.
CWL chairman Peter Taylor said: "Finding the right regatta director is crucial to continue evolving the event on the water.
"This is a great opportunity for someone to really make their mark at one of the world's premier regattas."
Kate Johnson, commercial and marketing director at CWL, added: "It's an exciting time for Cowes and for the event, with our new title sponsor, Lendy, and great family of supporting sponsors in place to support the next stage of the regatta's development."
The new regatta director will work as part of a small executive team and also with members of Cowes Combined Clubs .
Applications close on November 6.
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