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LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS No. 36(T) of 2022


Extended Yacht Rafting in Cowes Harbour:
Friday 24th June to Sunday 7th August 2022

23 June 2022

Notice is hereby given that over the period from Friday 24th June to Sunday 7th August 2022, Cowes Harbour may experience exceptionally high levels of sailing yacht visitors due to various major events.

To accommodate these visiting yachts, extended rafting of yachts is necessary at Cowes Yacht Haven, Shepards Marina, Whitegates E Pontoon, East Cowes Marina and Folly Visitors pontoon. See figures 1, 2, 3 and 4 below.

Figure 1 – Cowes Yacht Haven and Shepards Marina



Figure 2 – Whitegates E Pontoon



Figure 3 – East Cowes Marina



Figure 4 – Folly Visitor pontoons



The rafts will extend up to approximately 18 metres from marina pontoons and Cowes Yacht Haven wall. This is close to, but not overlapping the main Inner Fairway channel that is dredged to a minimum depth of 3.0 metres below chart datum.

All vessels are advised to navigate with particular caution when passing these extended rafts and are reminded not to exceed the speed limit of 6 knots through the water and not to cause wash, as described in the Cowes Harbour General Directions.

Events include but not limited to:
• Round the Island Race – 25th June
• Cowes Classics Week – 27th June to 1st July
• Cowes Week – 30th July to 6th August

This local notice to mariners will self-cancel at 2359 on 8th August 2022.

LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS No. 36(T) of 2022

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