Call 01983 293952 or email chc@cowes.co.uk

Invitation to CHC Annual Public Meeting 23rd May 2019

Invitation to CHC Annual Public Meeting 23rd May 2019 14/05/2019

All are invited to Cowes Harbour Commission’s (CHC’s) Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, 23rd May at 7pm at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes. The Meeting is designed to give stakeholders information on what CHC has achieved over the past 12 months, report on the challenges and opportunities facing the harbour and outline plans for the future.As a Trust Port, Cowes Harbour serves a wide range of stakeholders and these include anyone with an interest in the harbour, including harbour users, Island residents, local communities and environmental groups, local authorities, as well as local and national politicians. Cowes Harbour Commission’s top priority is at all times to maintain a safe read more

Cowes welcomes new Commissioners


14/05/2019

Cowes Harbour is delighted to welcome two new members to the Board of Cowes Harbour CommissionersCowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has announced the appointment of two non-executive members to the Board, Steve Sheridan and Vanessa Clifford, for a term of three years effective from 1st May 2019. The

read more

First cruise ship of 2019 visits Cowes


14/05/2019

MS Bremen, a Hapag Lloyd Cruises expedition ship, was the first cruise ship to call at Cowes this year on Friday, 10th May 2019. The 112 metre ship was piloted to its anchorage in Cowes Roads from where passengers disembarked by RIB to Trinity Landing. Over 100 German cruise passengers were

read more

Events Calendar 2019


14/05/2019

The Cowes sailing season is now well under way and with so many events being held by yacht clubs and class associations it can be hard to keep up with them all! However, help is at hand on the CHC website where we have a comprehensive events calendar for all on-water events taking place at Cowes.

read more

Incident 6th May 2019


06/05/2019

Cowes Harbour confirms that an incident occurred within the Inner Harbour at approximately 0030 hours today (Monday, 6th May 2019). Two RIBs caught fire that were moored on ‘G’ pontoon, located opposite the Whitegates Public Landing Pontoon and adjacent to the southern end of Medina Yard at Cowes

read more

Dredged Eastern Channel opens in Cowes Harbour


29/03/2019

New navigation channel to bring improvements to harbour safety. Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has completed the delivery of a new, dredged Eastern Channel, in line with the Commission’s priority and overriding responsibility for navigational safety and strategic objective to deliver

read more

Meet CHC’s new DHM – Jonathan Howden


29/03/2019

Cowes Harbour Commission, harbour authority for the Isle of Wight’s main commercial, ferry and internationally renowned yachting port, Cowes, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Howden to the position of Deputy Harbour Master - Statutory. Jon will assist the Harbour Master with the

read more

Local organisations join forces to promote the Medina Valley


29/03/2019

An exciting new brand has been launched for the Medina Valley to position the area as a diverse, accessible and naturally beautiful destination. A vibrant logo has been created and useful information compiled to celebrate the unique characteristics of the area. Medina Valley is made up of six

read more

HANSEATIC Nature cruises to Cowes - cancelled


27/03/2019

STOP PRESS: Sadly, the HANSEATIC Nature will not come to Cowes on April 17th. The new ship’s delivery from the shipyard was delayed and Hapag Lloyd have had to cancel the maiden voyage and subsequent cruise to Cowes.THIS VISIT HAS BEEN CANCELLEDThe first voyage of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ newly

read more

Invitation to tender for publication of Cowes Harbour Handbook


25/03/2019

Cowes Harbour Commission, in line with our governance policies is tendering for a publisher for the annually produced Cowes Harbour Handbook. The Cowes Harbour Handbook is the official, definitive guide to Cowes Harbour, the River Medina, Cowes and East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, with a

read more

Cowes announces 2019 cruise season


05/03/2019

Seven cruise ships to visit Cowes Harbour and four maiden callsCowes Harbour Commission is extremely pleased to announce that Cowes, Isle of Wight, has seven cruise ship calls booked for 2019, including four inaugural calls from some of the world’s premium luxury cruise lines. The Cowes cruise

read more

Prize giving celebrates Landmark Design Competition winners


05/03/2019

A prize giving ceremony was held at the Sir Max Aitken Museum, Cowes on 1st March to recognise, celebrate and reward the creativity of Island secondary school students who took part in Cowes Harbour Commission’s Landmark Design Competition. The event was attended by teachers and students from four

read more

Eastern Channel dredging news update


05/03/2019

The dredging works to construct a new Eastern Channel for Cowes have been completed by CHC’s contractor Jenkins Marine. Bed levelling has been carried out to flatten the base of the trench, and the Channel is now due to be surveyed, although the exact timing of this is weather dependent. Following

read more

New Harbour Assist software


05/03/2019

Cowes Harbour Commission will be launching a new customer accounts system within the next few days. The new Cloud based harbour and marina management software, Harbour Assist, will bring substantial benefits to both customers and staff by streamlining the running of our business. In switching to a

read more

Waterfront storage land to let


05/03/2019

Commercial land at Kingston Wharf in East Cowes, Isle of Wight is available for rent at the Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) owned waterfront site. The area for rental measures 1.5 acres and benefits from all-tide deep-water access and wharfage. Kingston Wharf is located on the eastern bank of

read more

Judges charmed by the Sound of the Sea


31/01/2019

A Natural Response Wins Cowes Harbour Landmark Design Competition A sculpture design inspired by the Isle of Wight’s seaside heritage, natural beauty and the seascape and shore sculptures of the great 20th century British sculptor, Dame Barbara Hepworth has won the competition to produce a

read more

Make a difference to your local harbour - become a Commissioner


31/01/2019

Opportunity to volunteer as a Harbour Commissioner at Cowes. Cowes Harbour is now recruiting for two non-executive Commissioners to join the Board, offering a great opportunity for interested local individuals to make a tangible and valuable contribution to the work of the harbour. We

read more

Construction operations for Red Funnel lay-by berth


31/01/2019

Cowes Harbour Commission has issued dredging and works licences to Red Funnel granting permission for construction operations to commence on the new Red Funnel lay-by berth at East Cowes. This follows the relevant approvals having been accorded to Red Funnel by the Marine Management Organisation

read more

Exciting opportunity at CHC - Deputy Harbour Master vacancy


31/01/2019

Our current Deputy Harbour Master Jon Kidd will soon be moving on to pastures new and a fantastic opening has arisen for a Deputy Harbour Master (DHM) and Pilot at Cowes, the Isle of Wight’s main commercial, ferry and internationally renowned yachting port. Working with Cowes Harbour Commission as

read more

Cowes Harbour Commission signs contract for 9m Patrol RIB


11/01/2019

Diverse Marine Ltd. and Cowes Harbour Commission are pleased to announce they have signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 9m Patrol RIB. The new vessel, designed in conjunction with Medtec Design of East Cowes, meets the criteria of being designed and built on the

read more

Mooring licence renewals 2019


20/12/2018

Invitations to annual mooring holders to renew their mooring for 2019 were sent out in November and we would be grateful if you could please return the annual licence renewal form as soon as possible. Please note that annual mooring renewal payments are due by Wednesday, 2nd January 2019. A

read more

1


Shepards Marina
Shepards Marina
Dry Sailing | Events | Moorings
Boatyard
Boatyard
Boatyard | Storage | Marine Services
Moorings
Moorings
Annual | Visitor | Event Moorings


Website design and build by Netguides