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New water taxi service for 2017 season

New water taxi service for 2017 season 22/02/2017
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 provide a 7-day-a-week service from 1st April to 30th September. CHC has decided to make a stakeholder benefit contribution towards Cowes Water Taxis’ operational costs to enable a daily service to be delivered. This supported water taxi service will benefit all harbour users, including CHC’s licenced mooring holders, visitors to swinging moorings and river pontoons, and marina customers. Times of read more...

Harbour maintenance dredging


25/01/2017
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


25/01/2017
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


20/12/2016
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


20/12/2016
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


25/10/2016
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


14/10/2016
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


06/10/2016
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


26/09/2016
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


18/07/2016
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


30/06/2016
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


30/06/2016
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


13/06/2016
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'


27/04/2016
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


16/03/2016
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


21/12/2015
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


08/12/2015
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


28/10/2015
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...

Winter water taxis in Cowes Harbour


28/10/2015
Cowes Harbour Commission has been notified by Sally Water Taxis that they will not be operating a service over the winter period, as from 1st November 2015. As a result, the Commission will continue to read more...

Cowes Harbour news round-up September 2015


29/09/2015
Here’s a round-up of other news from Cowes Harbour and beyond. • Solent Protection Society visit to Cowes Harbour On 22nd September, 56 members of the Solent Protection Society visited read more...

Hollywood star Kaskelot visits Cowes


03/08/2015
The three-masted barque Kaskelot, a celebrated star of numerous films, is visiting Cowes Harbour until Sunday, 9th August. Kaskelot was originally built in Denmark in 1948 by renowned shipyard J Ring read more...

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