Local Notice to Mariners 39(T) of 2020 is hereby cancelled.
Notice is hereby given
that the below information should be consulted to ensure compliance with recreational boating rules during the COVID-19 pandemic.
From 5th January 2021
England will enter a state of national lockdown
. Therefore, until further notice Cowes Harbour Commission’s (CHC) sites; Shepards Marina in Cowes, Cowes Harbour Services Boatyard at Kingston Wharf, East Cowes and the Harbour Office at Town Quay will be closed. Access to residents’ boats can be pre-arranged on an individual basis.
As previously under Tier 4 restrictions, no overnight or short stay berthing
will be allowed at CHC’s visitor pontoons including Trinity Landing, Shepards Marina, and all CHC visitor pontoons on the river at Whitegates and the Folly.
ALL visitors are to be reminded to check the national lockdown restrictions on the GOV.UK website before proceeding with any journey. Whilst under national lockdown conditions, you must not leave your home
unless you have a valid reason (for example, for work or education purposes).
• UK Government website
for the latest information and,
• RYA COVID-19 Hub
for more specific boating information.
Visitors are advised to check with the specific marina, or mooring provider for further details. Vessels arriving from outside the United Kingdom waters should consult Cowes Harbour Commission LNTM 37(T) of 2020
for information on requirements. For further information, and latest E-newsletters, please visit the Cowes Harbour Commission News website
.This Local Notice to Mariners shall remain in force until further notice.
• LNTM 02(T) of 2021 - COVID-19 – Guidelines for Recreational Boating