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IW Council news on Cowes Week Chain Ferry service 28/07/2017

The Isle of Wight Council issued a press release on 27th July 2017 regarding the Lendy Cowes Week floating bridge / Chain Ferry service:During Lendy Cowes Week 2017, the Cowes floating bridge will offer an extended service during the early hours of the morning, throughout the week.While over the past fortnight, the floating bridge has ceased operation at 10.30pm, due to the volumes of anticipated users during Lendy Cowes Week, extra sailings have been scheduled. From Friday, 28th July to Friday, 4th August, the floating bridge will operate daily from 5am (from Cowes) until 1.50am the following morning on a constant basis. There will be extra crossings at 20 minute intervals from each side 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 coastal passenger vessel, operated by White Funnel Ltd, had departed Portsmouth earlier in the

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Report on Cowes Outer Harbour Project Public Meeting


24/05/2016

Cowes Harbour Commission’s (CHC) public presentation and review of the Outer Harbour Project was held on 19th May 2016 at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes with an audience of over 100 stakeholders and harbour users attending.Hydrodynamic consultants ABPmer and programme managers Marina Projects

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Consultation on Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy


25/05/2016

Cowes Harbour Commission attended the Isle of Wight Council’s public consultation event on the draft ‘West Wight Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy’ on 24th May at the New Holmwood Hotel in Cowes. The IW Council and the Environment Agency have developed a Coastal Flood and Erosion

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Love Where You Sail and keep the water in great shape this summer!


25/05/2016

Did you know that Escherichia coli (E. coli) is named after Theodor Escherich, the German bacteriologist who discovered it in 1885, and the species name coli, which means derived from the colon?!And did you know that every year between May and September over 600 designated bathing waters around

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Date for your diary – CHC Annual Public Meeting


25/05/2016

Each year, Cowes Harbour Commission publishes its Annual Report and Accounts and holds a Public Meeting for presentation to stakeholders. Our 2016 Annual Public Meeting will take place slightly later this year on Wednesday, 29th June 2016 at 1900 at the RORC Cowes Clubhouse on The Parade. At

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Wise up to boat fire and carbon monoxide risks


25/05/2016

As part of the national ‘Fire Kills’ campaign, the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service and the 'Boat Safety Scheme' are asking local boat owners to make vital safety checks and learn more about fire and carbon monoxide risks to stay safe this summer. Over the past two decades, 30 boaters

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Agenda for Outer Harbour Project public meeting


17/05/2016

We would like to remind harbour users that Cowes Harbour Commission’s public presentation and review of the Cowes Outer Harbour Project takes places this Thursday, 19th May at 1900 at the Island Sailing Club. Presentation and Review Agenda • A summary of the Outer Harbour Project (OHP)

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New Chairman to lead Cowes Harbour Commissioners


26/04/2016

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has announced the appointment of David Riley as new Chair to the CHC Board. He succeeds Roger Mathias who, after serving nine years as Commissioner, including two terms as Chairman, will retire at the end of his third term on 30th April 2016. David Riley, 63,

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New Cowes events added to Shepards-based J/70 fleet calendar


27/04/2016

The Royal Yacht Squadron and the Royal Thames Yacht Club will each be hosting a new event on the J/70 calendar this summer.The J/70 Southern Area Championships will take place in Cowes on 21st and 22nd May, under the direction of the Royal Thames YC while the J/70 Summer Championships will be

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'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, leaving flights cancelled, property damaged and thousands of people without power. The strongest

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Red Funnel and Medina Yard planning applications


27/04/2016

Red Funnel - East Cowes planning application: The recent refusal of Red Funnel’s East Cowes planning application has been widely reported in the local media. Cowes Harbour Commission’s position on the East Cowes development and marine employment issues was set out in a letter from the CHC Chairman

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2016 calendar of events for Cowes Harbour


21/04/2016

The 2016 calendar of events for Cowes Harbour highlights some of the new regattas, visiting class championships and key annual events taking place in Cowes this year. We will continue to add more events throughout the season and you are welcome to send us details of any yachting events not

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Cowes Outer Harbour Project public meeting


19/04/2016

The Chairman Designate of Cowes Harbour Commission, David Riley, extends an invitation to all harbour users to attend a ‘Public Presentation & Review of the Cowes Outer Harbour Project’ on Thursday, 19th May at 1900 at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes.Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) undertook a

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Red Funnel ferry mechanical issue in Cowes Harbour


14/04/2016

The Red Funnel ferry MV Red Osprey, with 103 passengers and 19 crew onboard, suffered a technical problem when entering Cowes Harbour at approximately 1500 yesterday (Wednesday, 13th April). The Red Osprey, whilst navigating in the Inner Fairway on the approach to the Red Funnel terminal in East

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Fuel berth Operative sought


07/04/2016

Cowes Harbour Commission is seeking a proactive and flexible person to provide part-time cover at our river fuel berth throughout the year. Hours are limited to 1-2 days per week plus holiday cover. The position would suit someone who likes being around boats, who is competent with numbers and

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New season - new Port Handbook - now in Cowes


23/03/2016

As we write, the exciting new-look Cowes Port Handbook 2016-2017 is hot off the press and being distributed to numerous outlets around Cowes, East Cowes and other key Island locations. The Cowes Port Handbook contains all the usual essential information, including important navigation tips,

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Cowes Breakwater pre-season news


23/03/2016

Harbour users and visitors to Cowes this season will notice that the exclusion zone in place during construction of the new detached breakwater has now been removed. The permanent navigational aids marking the western and eastern toes of the breakwater, along with the five yellow lights spaced on

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Harbour Advisory Committee welcomes new Chairman John Corby


23/03/2016

At the recent Cowes Harbour Advisory Committee (CHAC) meeting on 4th March, stakeholder representatives voted unanimously for John Corby to take on the role of Chairman from Ben Willows who has stood down after three years of leading the Committee. As the nominated CHAC representative for

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Cowes Inner Fairway realigned


22/03/2016

Cowes Harbour fairway buoys Nos. 2A and 4 have been realigned to make full use of the available depth of water and in order to widen the Inner Fairway to ease navigation by providing a straight line from No. 2 buoy to No. 4A beacon. Mariners are advised that the navigable depth of water reduces to

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New Green Guide on how to install a holding tank


23/03/2016

If you have ever considered retrofitting a holding tank, but were unsure of where to start, take a look at a new guide from The Green Blue. ‘The Green Guide to Holding Tank Installation’ provides advice on the most common questions you might be struggling with, such as the best construction

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Chain Ferry to close for annual inspection


22/03/2016

The Isle of Wight Council reports that the Cowes to East Cowes Chain Ferry will be out of service from 0830 on Tuesday, 29th March 2016, for its annual inspection.It is expected that the service will resume on Monday, 4th April. Vehicles will be diverted via Newport. A foot passenger shuttle

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Introducing The Sugar Store - waterside Events Centre


22/03/2016

Opening this spring for its first full season as an Events Centre, Cowes Harbour Commission is delighted to introduce “The Sugar Store” at Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes, Isle of Wight. Newly refurbished and upgraded in 2015 with an industrial chic vibe combined with a nautical feel, ‘The

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