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Cowes Week 2017 at Shepards

Cowes Week 2017 at Shepards 20/02/2017
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) announces the appointment of JHAV Ltd as the new event partner for Shepards Wharf Marina, an affiliate shoreside venue at Cowes Week. Cowes Harbour Commission has today (Monday, 20th February) welcomed JHAV Ltd as the new event partner for Shepards Wharf Marina, one of four affiliate shoreside venues for the annual Cowes Week regatta. This year, Shepards Wharf Marina has rebranded as ‘Cowes at Shepards’ and event partner JHAV aims to develop and enhance the venue’s reputation as the yachtsman’s après-racing location of choice during the eight-day regatta. Jock read more...

Make a difference to Cowes! Become a Commissioner


24/01/2017
One of our Cowes Harbour Commissioners, Ben Board, has taken the decision to resign due to family and work commitments. In his resignation letter, he commented: “I think the work the Commission do is read more...

Port Operative apprentice on board at Shepards Wharf


30/11/2016
Cowes Harbour Commission’s first Port Operative Apprenticeship attracted a considerable amount of interest and following a rigorous interview process, the successful applicant, 21-year-old Sam Saunders, read more...

CHC supports Visit Isle of Wight at World Travel Market


17/10/2016
In brief: Visit Isle of Wight looks to the global tourism market to grow visitor numbers over the next five years. Today (Monday, 17th October 2016), Visit Isle of Wight (VIOW) has announced plans to read more...

Applications open for marine apprenticeship at Shepards


13/09/2016
Applications are now open for an exciting new Port Operative Apprenticeship, which commences in autumn 2016 at Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes. This is an excellent opportunity for young people with read more...

Event tender opportunity at Shepards Wharf Marina


04/08/2016
Event tender opportunity in Cowes: Provision of a ‘Cowes Week Regatta Village’ at Shepards Wharf Marina – Cowes – Isle of Wight. Purpose of Tender: Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is seeking read more...

Multi-agency test of harbour emergency plans


28/06/2016
On Tuesday, 21st June, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) hosted a multi-agency table-top exercise in association with resilience management consultancy State 21, to test and enhance emergency plans held by read more...

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 read more...

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 read more...

CHC recruiting Board members


26/01/2016
Four non-executive members are being sought for the Board of Cowes Harbour Commissioners (CHC). The Board is responsible for the strategic oversight of a wide range of activities that are vital to the read more...

Harbour Commission names new Port Handbook publisher


26/10/2015
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...

Appointments to Cowes Harbour Board


28/04/2015
Appointment announced of two new Commissioners to the Cowes Harbour Board, Christopher Preston and Jonathan Gillespie, and the re-appointment of David Riley as a Commissioner. Cowes Harbour read more...

Final phase of Cowes Breakwater construction


30/03/2015
2015 is set be a landmark year for Cowes Harbour with the final stages of works on the new detached Breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October.Following a successful read more...

2016 Etchells Worlds comes to Cowes


27/01/2015
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is delighted with the news that Governors of the International Etchells Class Association have approved Cowes as the venue for the 2016 Etchells World Championship. Racing read more...

Cowes Breakwater acts as catalyst for new investment


15/12/2014
New detached Cowes Breakwater, delivered by Cowes Harbour Commission, unlocks the harbour’s potential and creates catalyst for investment and job opportunities. The main aim of Cowes Harbour read more...

The vision for Cowes Harbour in 2020 and beyond


28/10/2014
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has today (Tuesday, 28th October 2014) launched an online consultation that is aimed at assisting the Commission during a major review of the vision, strategic objectives, read more...

2014 Cowes Breakwater Project construction round-up


29/10/2014
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is pleased to report that completion on the 2014 phases of the Cowes breakwater construction programme is imminent with contractors Boskalis Westminster now finalising the read more...

Shepards commissions new hydraulic marine crane


30/07/2014
On Monday, 28th July a new £150k hydraulic marine crane was officially commissioned at Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes, Isle of Wight, in front of a large audience including Island MP Andrew Turner, Cowes read more...

Construction of breakwater advances into third stage


23/07/2014
Work on the construction of a new breakwater structure at the mouth of Cowes Harbour, which will transform the port into a true sheltered harbourage, has successfully moved into the third stage of this read more...

New appointments add value to Cowes Harbour Commissioners


28/05/2014
Cowes Harbour Commissioners (CHC) has appointed two new Board members, Howard Pearce and Andrew Cooper. The new Commissioners will be introduced to stakeholders at the Harbour Commission’s Annual Public read more...

New Harbour Commission website launched


30/04/2014
The new Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) website went live on Thursday, 24th April, the result of a successful collaboration between the harbour authority and two Isle of Wight companies, project managers read more...

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