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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...

Support the Cowes Breakwater Project

Cowes Harbour Commission is ready to deliver: As many of you know, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has been working to deliver an Outer Harbour breakwater, providing East Cowes and Cowes (together read more...

Cowes appoints Olympic design champions

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) have announced that Atkins, engineering design services provider for the London 2012 Games, has been officially appointed to project manage the procurement of the harbour read more...

Modified - Proposed Town Quay developments

Cowes Harbour Commission would like to bring to your attention the modified proposal, this has been designed after considering comments raised following the original consultation. The orginal read more...

Works Licence application - 01/2012

Construction of new dock rear of Alexandra House, 19 Birmingham Road, Cowes. Please see below an application for a Works Licence for the creation of a new dock to the rear of Alexandra House, read more...

The use of Red Diesel within UK territorial waters

With the publication on 20th February 2012 of HMRC's consultation documents on the purchase of Red Diesel for use in propelling private pleasure craft, the RYA has entered into the debate saying that the read more...

Spotlight on Kingston Marine Services

Kingston Marine Services is at the heart of Cowes Harbour Commission’s port operations. For many years the team have provided mooring solutions, buoy deployment and management, towage and salvage in the read more...

Cowes bound cargo vessel Swanland sinks in the Irish Sea

The Swanland cargo ship broadcast a Mayday signal at 0200 on Sunday morning when its hull cracked in storm force conditions, 20 miles northwest of Llyn peninsula in north Wales. The vessel and its Russian read more...

Works Licence application for a sheet piled wall at Britannia House

Cowes Harbour Commission is advertising a Works Licence application for the construction of a sheet piled wall backfilled with dredged ballast with an overlay of a reinforced, 200mm of concrete slab. read more...

Proposed Town Quay developments

At its September Board meeting, Cowes Harbour Commission reviewed initial designs for the creation of new visitor pontoons in the Town Quay basin to increase the harbour's short-stay mooring capacity.In read more...

Proposed plans for Shepards Wharf Marina

Cowes Harbour Commission has approved a major redevelopment of the existing “Sugar Store” on the north side of Shepards Wharf Marina. It is intended that this will complement the existing facilities at read more...

CHC E-news bulletin - June and July 2011

This month we would like to update you on the Outer Harbour Project, share a summary of our Annual Report but first here's an insight into how this year's Round the Island Race impacts on Cowes Harbour read more...

Works Licence application by the RNLI for the new Cowes Station

The RNLI have submitted a Works Licence Application relating to the proposed new RNLI station on the site of the Old Customs House building at the south end of the Parade. Works Licence application read more...

CHC E-news bulletin - May 2011 update

You are most welcome to attend this evening's Cowes Harbour Commission annual public meeting. It will be held in the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club in Cowes from 19.00hrs. Harbour Master, Stuart McIntosh read more...

CHC E-News - April 2011

Cowes Harbour Commission is holding its Annual Public Meeting on Monday 23rd May at 1900hrs at the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club.  The aim of the meeting is to present C.H.C's Annual Report for read more...

Cowes Harbour Commission - March 2011 E-newsletter

COWES OUTER HARBOUR PROJECT: WHERE WE ARE NOW The Cowes Outer Harbour Project (OHP) seeks to support the regeneration of East Cowes and also to make Cowes a true harbour, providing additional read more...

Cowes Harbour Commission - E-news bulletin February 2011

COWES HARBOUR FUELS - SUPPLYING RED DIESEL FREE OF BIODIESEL Yachtsmen advised to always check the spec of fuel at the pump! An EU directive that came into effect on 1st January 2011, states read more...

Cowes Harbour Fuels - supplying red diesel free of biodiesel

EU Directive 2009/30/EC introduces a requirement that, from 1st January 2011, all gas oil (commonly known in the UK as 'red diesel') marketed for use in non-road mobile machinery and inland waterways read more...

Works Licence application for a new Shrape navigation beacon

Works Licence application No. W01/11. Cowes Harbour Commission is advertising a Works Licence application for the installation of a new navigation beacon to mark the northern extremity of the Shrape read more...

CHC news - December 2010

The Official Cowes Port Handbook and Website take shape Since the appointment of our new publishing partner, Island Holiday Media, production of the 2011 Cowes Port Handbook and the official Cowes read more...

Works Licence application - Cowes Town Waterfront Trust

Dredge and Works Licence application for Cowes Town Waterfront Trust. Cowes Harbour Commission have published a Dredge and Works Licence application for the maintenance dredge of up to 11250m3 of read more...

Full planning consent granted for new East Cowes Marina

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is delighted that full planning consent has been granted by the Isle of Wight Council for the next phase of the Cowes Outer Harbour Project, the East Cowes marina read more...

CHC news - October 2010 second edition

Full Planning Consent granted for East Cowes Marina Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is delighted that full planning consent has been granted by the Isle of Wight Council for the next phase of the read more...




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