"At the beginning of the week, homes and businesses were evacuated and ferries temporarily suspended when a huge fire swept through Medina Village in Cowes," writes Capt. Stuart McIntosh
. "Although losses for some have been devastating, the most important thing is that there were no reports of injuries from the incident."
Read our January newsletter for more on the Medina Village fire, an announcement on recruitment to the Cowes Harbour Board of Commissioners, new Notices to Mariners for 2016, and other stories.
• January 2016 CHC Newsletter