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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...

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...

Heavy-lift vessel Deo Volente in Cowes Harbour

The Dutch heavy-lift vessel MV Deo Volente, owned by Hartman Seatrade, entered Cowes Harbour on 14th and 15th December 2015. The Deo Volente is one of the largest ships ever to enter Cowes Harbour with a 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...

Preparations under way for Victoria Marina in East Cowes

Press release issued today (Monday, 7th November 2015) by the developers of the planned new Victoria Marina in East Cowes: The developers of the new Victoria Marina waterfront in East Cowes on the Isle of read more...

Dredge Licence Application - 02/2015 East Cowes Marina

An application has been received for a maintenance dredge licence at East Cowes Marina. Location: East Cowes Marina (ECM), Britannia Way, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6UB. Description of the Proposed read more...

Strategic planning for the Medina Valley - Isle of Wight

The marine and maritime sector is central to the economy of the Solent, and it is vital that the retention of adequate waterfront employment sites is prioritised in order for our marine industries to read more...

'Love Where You Sail' 2015

As part of The Green Blue's Love Where You Sail initiative, in partnership with the Environment Agency and local harbours and marinas in the Solent area, The Green Blue are promoting an online survey to read more...

A welcoming place for all our winter visitors!

The Medina Estuary is a haven for some of Europe’s rarest and most vulnerable migratory birds and the winter months are a great time to see them. The estuary’s mudflats, saltmarsh and surrounding land read more...

Cowes Breakwater Project November 2015 report

As reported in our newsletter last month, contractors Boskalis Westminster have finished the rock armouring of the new Cowes Breakwater. The removal of surplus gravel material to the north of the read more...

Successful salvage on the River Medina

On 4th November 2015, a 20 metre converted wooden trawler foundered on her mooring at Medham, opposite Cowes Harbour Commission’s Kingston Wharf site on the River Medina.Having been involved in the read more...

The summer of 2015 at Shepards Wharf

It was a truly historic summer in Cowes this year as spectacular classic yachts and superyachts converged on the UK with event highlights including the Royal Yacht Squadron’s celebrations of its read more...

Cowes RNLI shout to sunken trawler on River Medina

Cowes Harbour Commission patrol launches can often be found working with the Cowes RNLI lifeboat when incidents occur around the harbour or on the River Medina. The following report has just been issued read more...

Cowes Breakwater rock armouring complete

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is pleased to report that contractors Boskalis Westminster have completed the installation of rock armour layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. Five navigation light 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...

Winter water taxis in Cowes Harbour

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...

Industrial unit at Kingston Marine Services East Cowes

Kingston Marine Services in East Cowes has a large workshop / storage unit available for rent from 1st December 2015. Unit 3 is 150 square metres, with both front and rear access and is initially read more...

Harbour Commission names new Port Handbook publisher

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) announces the appointment of Horizon Publishing Ltd and True Angle Editorial to take on responsibility for the publication of the Cowes Port Handbook. Cowes read more...

Breakwater site visit for Advisory Committee

Members of the Harbour Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today (Tuesday, 29th September), to get a close-up view of the 350-metre long structure and learn about the read more...

Make that a double - Vector Martini wins 2015 Cowes-Torquay-Cowes Powerboat Race

On what has to be one of the most perfect Cowes Torquay Powerboat Races in the 55-year history of the event, it was stunning to see these magnificent machines racing once more from the start line outside read more...

Cowes Harbour news round-up September 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...

How the Island was formed

The rich and varied history of the Medina Valley is a source of great interest to many of us who live and work here and also for the large number of visitors to the Island. The focus of interest in the read more...

All the latest from Kingston Marine Boatyard

Kingston Marine Boatyard has enjoyed the busy season at our Kingston Wharf site in East Cowes. We have been kept well occupied with a strong uptake on our seasonal special offers throughout the year, read more...




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