Shepards Marina is one of the most popular locations for Cowes Week competitors to berth and offers regatta berthing on walk ashore, rafted pontoon moorings with full marina facilities.Cowes Week 2020 has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Cowes Week 2021 will be held from 31st July to 7th August 2021.
Shepards Marina expects to be operating at 100% capacity during the 8-day Cowes Week regatta with visiting boats and resident berth holders totalling around 177 boats. Conveniently located two minutes from Cowes High Street, the marina’s welcoming and experienced team are always on hand to help wherever they can. Cowes Water Taxis operate a drop-off and pick-up point at Shepards Marina.
The Sugar Store Events Centre and the Pier at Shepards Marina offer an exclusive setting right on the water’s edge at Cowes and within easy reach of nearby transport links to the mainland.
The Sugar Store has a prime waterside position with outside decking leading to the Pier and stunning views over the world-class sailing waters of the Solent. The Sugar Store enjoys an industrial chic vibe combined with a nautical feel and offers a fantastic venue for a wide range of events and functions. The Sugar Store is a unique space offering contemporary facilities for up to 400 people standing or 200 seated. There is a licensed bar, stage, and storage area, plus media facilities, including free Wi-Fi and smart TV.
The marina provides a wide range of flag and banner branding - as well as sponsorship opportunities - that target not only marina visitors and permanent berth holders but are also highly visible to passing river traffic. The Sugar Store and the marina Pier are ideal for:
SPONSORSHIP ACTIVATION - CLUBS & CLASSES – MEDIA CENTRES – PARTIES - RECEPTIONS – TRADE EVENTS - PRODUCT LAUNCHES – PRIZE-GIVINGS – AWARDS CEREMONIES - EXHIBITIONS – POP-UP SHOPS