Notice is hereby given
that over the period from Friday 2nd
July to Monday 9th
August 2021, Cowes Harbour may experience exceptionally high levels of sailing yacht visitors due to various major events.
To accommodate these visiting yachts, extended rafting of yachts is necessary at Cowes Yacht Haven, Shepards Marina, East Cowes Marina and Whitegates E pontoon. See figures 1, 2 and 3 below.Figure 1: Cowes Yacht Haven and Shepards Marina Extended Rafting.
Figure 2: Whitegates E Pontoon Extended Rafting.
Figure 3: East Cowes Marina Extended Rafting.
The rafts will extend up to approximately 18 metres from marina pontoons and Cowes Yacht Haven wall. This is close to, but not overlapping the main Inner Fairway channel that is dredged to a minimum depth of 3.0 metres below chart datum.
All vessels are advised to navigate with particular caution when passing these extended rafts and are reminded not to exceed the speed limit of 6 knots through the water and not to cause wash, as described in the Cowes Harbour General Directions.
• Round the Island Race - 3rd
• Cowes Classics Week - 5th
July to 9th
• Cowes Week - 31st
July to 7th
• Fastnet Race - 8th
AugustThis notice will be self-cancelling on 10th August 2021.
• LNTM 27(T) of 2021 - EXTENDED YACHT RAFTING IN COWES HARBOUR