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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...

Harbour maintenance dredging

The maintenance dredge at Shepards Wharf Marina and its fairway approaches is taking place in February as part of a programme of harbour maintenance dredging, which also includes Thetis Wharf, Kingston read more...

Christmas and New Year information for Cowes Harbour

The Harbour Office will close for the Christmas break at 1200 on Friday, 23rd December 2016 and re-open at 0900 on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017. Over the Christmas break, all phone calls will be read more...

Port Operative apprentice on board at Shepards Wharf

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 at Cowes marine careers fair

Last month, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) took part in the Marine Careers Fair organised by the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes Castle, exhibiting alongside over 30 well-known marine industry businesses read more...

Winter 2016-17 water taxi service

Cowes Harbour Commission has been informed by Sally Water Taxis that they will not be operating a service over the winter 2016-17. Therefore, CHC is now providing a water taxi service between the hours of read more...

Pilot safety day at Shepards Wharf Marina

The 2016 conference of the UK Maritime Pilots’ Association (UKMPA) was held in Cowes on 14th-15th September, in association with local lifejacket and coat manufacturer SeaSafe Systems who are celebrating read more...

New CHC berth holders’ benefit

We have been taking on board feedback received from our Cowes Harbour Moorings customers with regard to winter berthing in the harbour. As a result, CHC has taken the decision to introduce a discount on read more...

Applications open for marine apprenticeship at Shepards

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...

New marine apprenticeship with CHC

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has announced the introduction of a new marine apprenticeship scheme to commence this autumn at Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes. The apprenticeship will take between 18-24 read more...

Cowes Week 2016 at Shepards

An official Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week regatta site dedicated to crews, friends and family - Shepards Wharf Marina is located on Medina Road, just a couple of minutes’ walk from Cowes High read more...

Event tender opportunity at Shepards Wharf Marina

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...

The Sugar Store - a short history

Shepards Wharf gets its name from a local fishing family who progressed to commercial mariners during the 18th century and records of the family go back to the 14th century. By 1800, they ran a read more...

Style of Wight interview with Jock Rafferty

Popular Isle of Wight magazine Style of Wight interviewed Shepards Wharf Marina Manager Jock Rafferty for their July/August 2016 issue: Jock Rafferty has lived an islander’s life since 1997 after he read more...

Countdown to start of 85th Round the Island Race

The 2016 J. P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race takes place tomorrow, Saturday, 2nd July, with HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO set to join Race officials on the Squadron platform to commence read more...

Provision of harbour water taxi service

In previous years, Cowes Harbour has benefited from multiple water taxi operators, with most of the service provided by CHC and Sally Water Taxi Ltd, offering an all-year-round 7-day-a-week service. This read more...

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

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 read more...

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

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 read more...

New Green Guide on how to install a holding tank

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 read more...

Introducing The Sugar Store - waterside Events Centre

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...

Moorings and accounts job vacancy at Shepards Wharf

Cowes Harbour Commission is looking to recruit a full time Moorings & Accounts Administrator to join our busy team at Shepards Wharf Marina. Ideally, the successful applicant should be read more...




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