THE ANNUAL summer party organised by Cowes Lifeboat Guild was a fundraising record-breaker.

Around 100 people enjoyed the event at The Royal Yacht Squadron and £2,726 was raised for Cowes RNLI.

There was music and dancing, an impressive buffet from Murray's Restaurant, and a giant raffle with prizes donated by local businesses.

Lucky winners also won ferry tickets from Wightlink, Red Funnel and Brittany Ferries.

Linda Bird, press secretary of Cowes Lifeboat Guild, said: "This is our major annual fundraiser and I am sure that this year was a record for us. It was a brilliant event, and everybody enjoyed it."