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Nao Victoria in Cowes

Nao Victoria in Cowes 30/03/2017
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, 25th April. The ship will be open to the public from 1000 to 1900 and offers an exciting opportunity to experience what it was like to explore the world 500 years ago. Tickets can be purchased on the ship or online at and cost £4 for adults and £2 for children aged 5-10 years. Children under 5 go free, accompanied by an adult. School groups will be welcomed; please make reservations in 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...

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...

Harbour maintenance dredging

The maintenance dredge at Shepards Wharf Marina and its fairway approaches is taking place in February as part of a programme of harbour maintenance dredging, which also includes Thetis Wharf, Kingston read more...

Annual moorings in Cowes Harbour for 2017

If you would like to have an annual mooring in Cowes Harbour for 2017, now is a good time to contact our Cowes Harbour Moorings team as we process renewals and mooring changes for the year ahead to read more...

Christmas and New Year information for Cowes Harbour

The Harbour Office will close for the Christmas break at 1200 on Friday, 23rd December 2016 and re-open at 0900 on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017. Over the Christmas break, all phone calls will be read more...

Annual mooring licence renewals for 2017

All Cowes Harbour licenced annual mooring holders should have received their renewal forms by now; please ensure that these are completed and returned promptly. The deadline for payment of annual read more...

Winter 2016-17 water taxi service

Cowes Harbour Commission has been informed by Sally Water Taxis that they will not be operating a service over the winter 2016-17. Therefore, CHC is now providing a water taxi service between the hours of read more...

Autumn 2016 news from Cowes Harbour Moorings

Welcome to the Cowes Harbour Moorings autumn newsletter where you can find out about the new Cowes Harbour Moorings annual mooring holders' benefit for winter berthing at Shepards Wharf Marina, get read more...

End of season advice for boat owners in Cowes

As the 2016 boating season draws to a close for most, we have been looking at what boat owners can do to prepare for winter and reduce the risk of damage to their craft. Working with leading online read more...

New CHC berth holders’ benefit

We have been taking on board feedback received from our Cowes Harbour Moorings customers with regard to winter berthing in the harbour. As a result, CHC has taken the decision to introduce a discount on read more...

Style of Wight interview with Jock Rafferty

Popular Isle of Wight magazine Style of Wight interviewed Shepards Wharf Marina Manager Jock Rafferty for their July/August 2016 issue: Jock Rafferty has lived an islander’s life since 1997 after he read more...

Provision of harbour water taxi service

In previous years, Cowes Harbour has benefited from multiple water taxi operators, with most of the service provided by CHC and Sally Water Taxi Ltd, offering an all-year-round 7-day-a-week service. This read more...

MV Balmoral mooring incident update

As recently reported in local media and on the CHC website, the passenger ship MV Balmoral was approaching Trinity Landing in Cowes to moor on 11th June when the ship came into contact with and damaged read more...

Passenger ship MV Balmoral mooring incident at Cowes

On Saturday, 11th June at 1300 the MV Balmoral was approaching the Trinity Landing pontoons in Cowes to moor when the ship came into contact with the southernmost pontoon section during manoeuvring. The read more...

'Storm Katie'

Advice for Cowes Harbour Moorings berth holders following ‘Storm Katie’: Almost a month ago, in the early hours of the morning on Monday, 28th March ‘Storm Katie’ battered large parts of England, read more...

Moorings and accounts job vacancy at Shepards Wharf

Cowes Harbour Commission is looking to recruit a full time Moorings & Accounts Administrator to join our busy team at Shepards Wharf Marina. Ideally, the successful applicant should be read more...

Christmas and New Year 2016

The Harbour Office will close for the Christmas break at 1200 on Thursday, 24th December 2015 and re-open at 0900 on Monday, 4th January 2016. During this time all phone calls will be automatically read more...

Cowes Harbour Moorings customer news winter 2015

Welcome to our first newsletter - I hope you enjoy reading about what's happening at Cowes Harbour Moorings and if you don't already keep your boat in the harbour or on the river, then do consider us for read more...

New transport link from Cowes to Portsmouth

A new Cowes to Portsmouth high-speed foot passenger ferry route is due to be launched on 5th November 2015 by Scoot Ferries Ltd, operating from Trinity Landing in Cowes and arriving to the Millennium read more...




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