See Yachting World footage from the inaugural event at Cowes

Yachting World was out on the water last week to capture the stunningly beautiful Big Class classic yachts racing in the Solent.

Eleonora racing on day one of the Westward Cup:

Mariquita enjoying a decent breeze during the Westward Cup:

Mariquita during the Westward Cup:

The 19 Metre Mariquita races off Cowes in the Westward Cup 2010: