Hundreds of sailors have descended on Cowes for the Little Britain Challenge Cup.

The event – for the property and construction industries – is organised by the Island Sailing Club.

There are five races held over two days – two today (Friday) and three tomorrow. In general, racing is from 9am to 4pm with lunch taken on board.

As well as the sailing, there is also on-shore entertainment and live music in Cowes.

The overall Little Britain Challenge Cup winner is the class winner with the best overall score.