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Tall Ships and Large Yachts at Cowes Harbour on the Isle of Wight

Tall Ships and Large Yachts

Cowes is one of the UK’s most popular cruising destinations, located at the very heart of the Solent, easily accessible for all types of vessel, and therefore a magnet for visiting tall ships and private yachts.

As one of the main gateways to the Isle of Wight, Cowes makes a superb base for your yacht whilst you and your crew enjoy all that the Isle of Wight has to offer. Cowes Harbour is able to provide a range of marine and leisure services to cater for the requirements of all luxury yachts and superyachts.

Mooring and Anchoring

There are various options for mooring dependent on your draught, these include the anchorage in Cowes Roads, alongside Trinity Landing - the floating pontoon off The Parade, the Trinity House mooring buoy, or alongside a marina berth. Vessels of over 61m and those over 20m with more than 12 passengers must embark a pilot before passing east of the North Sturbridge buoy or west of the Gurnard Ledge Buoy.

Vessels of Interest

Every year, Cowes plays host to a variety of vessels from the around the world which come to visit the harbour, including the Tall Ships Tenacious, Lord Nelson, Stavros Niarchos, Bounty, Kaskelot, Belem and Pembrook. Beautiful superyachts such as AthosAdeleAsgard, and Mari Cha III are attracted to Cowes and the Island's shores. In addition, cruise ships bring their passengers to enjoy the experiences offered by Cowes and the Isle of Wight.

Visiting Cowes

We would be glad to discuss your requirements and supply all the information you need to ensure your stay in Cowes is an enjoyable and memorable one. 

Photo: Luxury sailing yacht Asgard (42.82m) at Trinity Landing, Cowes.

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