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Open air blessing of the season service

Open air blessing of the season service 27/04/2017
Cowes Harbour Commission is pleased to be providing free mooring in the Trinity Landing basin for a service of blessing to mark the start of the 2017 season. The open-air blessing service, organised by the Holy Trinity Church Cowes, will be held at 1800 on Sunday, 30th April on Cowes Parade and will include a rededication of Cowes RNLI’s lifeboat Sheena Louise after her first refit. For further information and to reserve a berth, please contact the Hon. Secretary of Holy Trinity, John Power, on telephone 01983 299555.  read more...

Coastal SOS Day

Cowes RNLI Lifeboat Station is holding a ‘Coastal SOS Day’ on Sunday, 30th April from 1100 to 1700, with fun and games for all the family. If not out on service, visitors will be able to meet read more...

Works and Dredge licence application – Victoria Quay marina development

A works and dredge licence application for the construction of the Victoria Quay marina development at East Cowes, has been received by Cowes Harbour Commission. We are required to publicise the read more...

Get your business noticed at Cowes Week

Cowes Harbour Commission is offering an exciting range of branding and sponsorship opportunities ideal for promoting your business products and services to the Cowes Week regatta audience of around 8,500 read more...

Amendments to Cowes Harbour General Directions

The Cowes Harbour General Directions are local rules and harbourlegislation that cover safety of navigation and other harbour management issues. CHC reviews the General Directions at the end of each year read more...

Sustainable Maintenance Dredging Management Plan

In brief: Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) aims to develop a ‘Sustainable Maintenance Dredging Management Plan’ by end 2017, which will be suitable for, and involve all dredging stakeholders in the harbour. read more...

Nao Victoria in Cowes

The Nao Victoria, an authentic wooden replica of the ship that first sailed around the world, will be welcoming visitors during her stopover at Trinity Landing in Cowes from Thursday, 20th to Tuesday, read more...

Cowes Harbour Handbook online

As we write (Thursday, 30th March), the Cowes Harbour Handbook 2017-2018 is being distributed around Cowes, but if you can’t wait to pick up a copy then the interactive, digital version can be viewed read more...

Get ready for Cowes Week!

Have you got your Cowes Week berth booked? Berthing in Cowes during the regatta is in very high demand so it is recommended that you get your berthing sorted out well in advance to avoid disappointment. read more...

Moorings available on the River Medina

Cowes Harbour Moorings has a number of moorings currently available to let in the more scenic, picturesque and quieter areas of the River Medina. If you are interested in one of these moorings, please let read more...

Sports boat collision in harbour

Around 0230 in the early hours of Sunday morning, 26th March, CHC was notified by the Emergency Services of an incident in the harbour involving a small sports fishing boat with four crew onboard. It is read more...

Works Licence Application - New Pontoon for Royal London YC

This application, submitted to Cowes Harbour Commission by the Royal London Yacht Club (RLYC), seeks to secure consent to complete construction and associated works for the proposed inner pontoon. The read more...

Port Master Plan for Cowes

A ‘Port Master Plan’ for Cowes, that aims to address harbour and marine stakeholder development issues, is being proposed by Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) and major stakeholders following extensive read more...

Progress on Outer Harbour Project (OHP)

There has been some encouraging progress this month (February 2017) on the Cowes Outer Harbour Project recently with Cowes Harbour Commission able to report that a new provisional timeline has been agreed read more...

Commissioner vacancy

If you would like to help steer a course for Cowes Harbour – then have you considered volunteering as a Harbour Commissioner? Applications are welcomed from all those with an interest in public service read more...

Update on Marine Conservation Zones

DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) has now embarked on Tranche 3 (the final tranche) of the Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) designation programme with three MCZs under read more...

New water taxi service for 2017 season

In order to ensure the provision of a cost-effective water taxi service that meets the needs of harbour stakeholders during the 2017 season, CHC has reached an agreement with Cowes Water Taxis Ltd to read more...

Cowes Harbour Handbook 2017-2018 out soon

This year’s Handbook, to be published in time for Easter, will include increased information on Cowes High Street, marine businesses, and events. The publication will have improved distribution in Cowes read more...

Fuel berth maintenance

The Cowes Harbour Fuels storage barge will be slipped at South Boats on 27th February 2017 for her three-yearly inspection. The fuel berth will be open as usual on Saturday, 25th February, but will be read more...

Cowes Week 2017 at Shepards

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) announces the appointment of JHAV Ltd as the new event partner for Shepards Wharf Marina, an affiliate shoreside venue at Cowes Week. Cowes Harbour Commission has today read more...

Make a difference to Cowes! Become a Commissioner

One of our Cowes Harbour Commissioners, Ben Board, has taken the decision to resign due to family and work commitments. In his resignation letter, he commented: “I think the work the Commission do is read more...




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