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Steve Ancsell

Steve is the "Godfather" of Cowes Live, previously known as Cowes Radio, having set it up over 30 years ago with Dick Johnson. Cowes Live, the latest incarnation continues what is now the longest running special events radio service in the UK. Hear Steve every afternoon with Chris as he reports live from our bright blue rib.  

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Simon Vigar

Simon is the font of all knowledge when it comes to Cowes Week commentary. You may even recognise him from the tellybox - Simon is Channel 5's Royal Correspondent. Catch him every morning from 9am with the action as it happens.

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Roger Price

Roger hosts our breakfast show... Join him from 7am each morning throughout the regatta to wake up with superb music, information for the day ahead and great conversation. You could win a bunch of free stuff too!  

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Fiona Campbel

Fiona is probably the most important member of our team, she looks after everything meteorological... but don't ever call her the Weather Girl! at quarter past every hour, she'll give you an up to date weather report so you can properly plan your next race.

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Chris Carnegy

Internationally acclaimed broadcaster Chris Carnegy heads up the afternoon show. He'll give you the race-results as they happen and pop in the odd competition too.

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John Ellery

John is one of our roving reporter, he gets all of the great stories from the crews and competitors. You'll also find him talking to the concessions and local business. If you would like an interview about what you're getting up to during and beyond Cowes Week, let us know!

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Grant Francis

Grant has worked in the broadcast media industry, with a focus on special media projects like bespoke short-term radio stations for the last 25 years. He is the Cowes Live news-reader, he also tinkers with stuff behind the scenes...

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Matt Sheahan

Matt Sheahan is our on the water commentator in the Cowes Live RIB. A renowned sailing journalist and broadcaster who grew up racing in the Solent and continues to do so, he also admits to being a serial boat spotter…handy when it comes to keeping us posted on all that’s going on afloat.

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Mike Cox

Mike is a Cowes Live reporter, he's also head of telecoms and interweb-connections...

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Nick ” Nipper ” Hand

Nick or, Nipper as the youngest member of the team is known does a lot of stuff you see on the tellybox. He's become very proficient at producing and directing all of the visuals you see at Cowes Live TV.

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Mike Batcheler

Mike is a Cowes Live Veteran, you'll find him in and around Cowes reporting on all things great. Mike can sometimes be found out on the rib with Steve, or in the bar. Mostly in the bar.

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Bloomers

Bloomers is also known as " The one who doesn't speak " is our social media guru. She's so quiet in-fact that we're not even sure what she looks like... we know she exists though as stuff happens on our facebook page.

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