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Secure winter berthing at Shepards

Secure winter berthing at Shepards 03/10/2017

Treat your boat to a safe and sheltered winter berth: Once again, you can enjoy all the benefits of a marina this winter with great value, sheltered winter berthing at Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes. From 1st November 2017 to 31st March 2018, Shepards is offering winter berthing on a first-come, first-served basis at only £15.81 per metre per month - with bookings being taken now. All winter berths benefit from a safe marina basin and a full range of services including, free wi-fi, electricity and water on pontoons, inclusive showers, free pump out, waste and recycling facilities, as well as site-wide CCTV giving complete peace of mind. If you are staying afloat at the marina read more

Summer sun, sea and swimming


26/07/2017

Although the water can look extremely inviting on a hot summer’s day, we would like to remind all harbour users and members of the public that swimming is prohibited in Cowes Harbour. There are two main reasons why you should not deliberately enter the water within the harbour:  • There are a

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Rolex Fastnet Race preview


26/07/2017

The world's largest, most prestigious offshore sailing event, the Rolex Fastnet Race, will set off from the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes on Sunday, 6th August 2017. Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), this will be the 47th edition of the biennial race. The non-stop race course from

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Council reports Chain Ferry enters final commissioning stage


18/07/2017

The Isle of Wight Council released the following press statement on Monday, 17th July 2017 regarding the Cowes Chain Ferry: The Cowes Floating Bridge will enter the final phase of commissioning this week, at the end of which, all being well, the Floating Bridge will officially become the

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Round the Island Race preview


28/06/2017

The Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay takes place this coming Saturday, on 1st July. Whether you are an old-timer or a newcomer to the race, there is something very special about taking part in this iconic event. As is the norm with this much loved yacht race, there is a

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On-the-go with CHC’s responsive website


28/06/2017

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has just launched an upgraded responsive designed website to meet on-the-go demand for informative content about the harbour and its services. The website at cowesharbourcommission.co.uk has been developed to feature a fully responsive design, adapting its display

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Introducing Assistant Harbour Master for Cowes Ed Walker


28/06/2017

Ed Walker from Pembrokeshire in southwest Wales was appointed as Assistant Harbour Master at Cowes in May of this year, joining Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) after a seagoing career spanning 15 years throughout various sectors of the marine industry. As Assistant Harbour Master (AHM), Ed is

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International fleet gathers for Dragon Edinburgh Cup


28/06/2017

With 38 teams from as far afield as Russia and Turkey and across the UK and Europe already entered, and 40 boats expected on the start line, the 2017 edition of the Dragon Edinburgh Cup is lining up to be a bumper edition. Sponsored by Oliver Morgan Architects and Stoneham Construction and hosted

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Celebrating classics in Cowes


28/06/2017

Cowes Harbour hosts two major classic yacht regattas in July of each year, the Panerai British Classic Week and Charles Stanley Direct Cowes Classics Week. Panerai British Classic Week, the annual regatta of the British Classic Yacht Club (BCYC), will see the 16th edition being held this July

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Keep the Solent waters safe


28/06/2017

With the sailing season in Cowes well under way, and several major events of the year just around the corner, we feel it is the right time to remind all harbour users and visiting yachtsmen to dispose of black water from their boats responsibly. All boaters are encouraged to make use of the

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Get involved with the Harbour Advisory Committee


28/06/2017

Did you know? The Cowes Harbour Advisory Committee (CHAC) represents the different stakeholder groups within Cowes Harbour and plays a key role in maintaining successful two-way communications between harbour users and the Harbour Commission. Our harbour users vary from leisure sailors to

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Annual port security exercise


28/06/2017

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) will be conducting its annual port security exercise at the end of June in compliance with the International Ship and Port Security Code (ISPS Code). The exercise will be hosted by Isle of Wight Fuels and will involve CHC’s trained Port Facility Security Officer

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BOAT LIFT trailer – first in UK


22/06/2017

Here at Kingston Marine Boatyard in East Cowes we have just taken delivery of a new self-propelled boat mover, the first trailer of its kind in the UK from Italian brand BOAT LIFT. The boat mover has a maximum lift capacity of 30 tonnes with multi-directional, 90° steering on all four wheels

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Marine operations with KMS


22/06/2017

Our Kingston Marine Services (KMS) team has been busy with a wide variety of marine operations in and around Cowes Harbour and locally in the Solent. Back in March, the KMS team found themselves on “night shift” work for Red Funnel when they teamed up with Red Funnel engineers, hydraulic work

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Kingston Boat Store


22/06/2017

Space has become available at the Kingston Boat Store in East Cowes, offering year-round under cover storage, suitable for boats on trailers, boats up to 10m, and boats in cradles. The Boat Store is suitable for dry sailing, dry storage, light works and refit, gel repairs, electrical works,

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Brain Tumour Research Randonnee


22/06/2017

One of our Kingston Port Operatives, Shaun Turner, will be taking part in next month's cycle randonnee on the Island to raise money for Brain Tumour Research; a charity that is close to his heart following diagnosis and treatment three years ago for a large brain tumour on his frontal

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IWC announces passenger only service at low tide


14/06/2017

The Isle of Wight Council has announced that it will offer a passenger only service across the River Medina during periods of low tide, for two hours immediately before low tide throughout June 2017, to ensure that a planned service is maintained while issues with the floating bridge (Chain Ferry)

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Moorings available on the River Medina


12/06/2017

Cowes Harbour Moorings has a number of Annual Moorings currently available to let in the more picturesque and quieter areas of the River Medina. If you have trouble viewing the following slideshow, click the link below to view on Flickr:• The River Medina If you are interested in one of these

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Explore the Medina Estuary in Cowes Harbour


12/06/2017

Walking or cycling around the Medina estuary is a wonderful way to enjoy this beautiful area, see local wildlife and discover some great places to eat and drink. You might spot some of our resident or visiting birds. Often feeding along the waters edge is the little egret, which is bright white

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Invitation to Cowes Week welcome party


12/06/2017

There are exciting changes taking place at Shepards Wharf Marina for this year’s Lendy Cowes Week regatta with a new event partner and the site rebranded as ‘Cowes at Shepards’. To kick-start the week, we would like to invite all Cowes Harbour Moorings customers to join us at our ‘Cowes at

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New Cowes Chain Ferry commissioning works


07/06/2017

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) continues to work with the Isle of Wight Council (IWC) throughout the ongoing Chain Ferry commissioning works to ensure that navigational safety is maintained. During the Chain Ferry consultation and design phase, CHC obtained confirmation from the IWC that the

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May 2017 Annual Public Meeting report


31/05/2017

Cowes Harbour Commission’s 2017 Annual Public Meeting was held last Thursday (25th May) on a beautifully warm and sunny evening at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes. Even though it was one of the nicest evenings we have enjoyed so far this year, the meeting was well attended by harbour users and

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Medina Estuary sedimentation management


30/05/2017

At the beginning of May, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) hosted a forum meeting for dredging stakeholders at which a presentation was delivered on the basic hydrodynamics and evolution of the Medina Estuary. A review of sediment management monitoring reports was presented, and discussion was held

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