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Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021 opening times

Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021 opening times

15 December 2020
Festive opening and operation times for Cowes Harbour Commission, Shepards Marina and Cowes Harbour Services are shown below.

Harbour Office: Cowes Harbour Office will close for the Christmas break at 1700 on Thursday, 24th December 2020 and re-open at 0900 on Monday, 4th January 2021.

Emergency: The Duty Harbour Master can always be contacted out-of-hours in an emergency by calling Solent Coastguard on 02392 552100 or VHF Channel 16/67.

Harbour Patrols: Daily river patrols will be carried out over Christmas and the New Year and our Berthing Masters will check all vessels, moorings and navigation marks in the harbour.

Shepards Marina:
From Christmas Eve to New Year's Day inclusive, CHC staff will be either in the Shepards Marina reception or out on the water during the following times:

Christmas Eve: 0800 - 1800
Christmas Day: 1000 – 1200
Boxing Day: 1000 – 1400
27th – 31st December 2020: 1000 - 1400
New Year’s Day: 1000 – 1200
2nd and 3rd January: 0800 - 1800
4th January 2021: 0800 - 1800 (normal office hours)

Cowes Harbour Services: The Cowes Harbour Services Boatyard reception will close at 1700 on Thursday, 24th December 2020 and re-open on Monday, 4th January 2021 from 0900-1700 (normal office hours).

Fuel Berth: The Cowes Harbour Services Fuel Berth will remain open for business but with reduced hours as shown on the CHC website.

Water taxis: Operation times for the water taxi have been amended for the Christmas and New Year period and can be viewed on the CHC website.

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