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Latest Cowes Features

News on the Cowes Breakwater Project

News on the Cowes Breakwater Project Construction of the new detached Cowes Harbour breakwater started in May 2014.
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Spinlock Cowes webcam

Spinlock Cowes webcam Live webcam streaming from the Spinlock Cowes office, facing northeast across the harbour.
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Information for visiting yachts

Information for visiting yachts All you need to know about public landings, slipways, getting ashore, fresh water, fuel and gas and more.
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Weather information

Weather information Where to find all the weather information you need for sailing and boating in the Solent.
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Cowes Spotlight

Celebrating Island produce in Cowes

Celebrating Island produce in Cowes
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Cowes and East Cowes Ashore

Cowes and East Cowes Ashore
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Latest Cowes News

Sigma 33s return to Cowes for Class National Championship

Sigma 33s return to Cowes for Class National Championship

Following the success of its 2010 national championship at Cowes Week, the Sigma 33 class association has chosen the event once again, as a platform in which to run its 2015 national championship, writes Sue Pelling.

RYS Bicentenary preparations in full swing

RYS Bicentenary preparations in full swing

Celebrations commemorating the Royal Yacht Squadron's Bicentenary International Regatta in Cowes are drawing closer and with less than 80 days left until the start of the event, for some competing yachts, preparation is getting frantic. 

Cowes Harbour Commission published Annual Report

Cowes Harbour Commission published Annual Report

• Cowes Harbour Commission has published its Annual Report and is encouraging stakeholders to view the report ahead of next week's Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, 21st May.

BMF IW announce On the Water 2015

BMF IW announce On the Water 2015

The Isle of Wight branch of the British Marine Federation will be hosting its On the Water event at Cowes Yacht Haven on Friday, 29th May.


Aberdeen Asset Management to step down as Cowes Week sponsor

Aberdeen Asset Management to step down as Cowes Week sponsor

• New sponsorship opportunities will be available at Cowes Week after title sponsor, Aberdeen Asset Management, have announced they will be stepping down after the 2015 event.

J. P. Morgan Round the Island race entrants hits 900

J. P. Morgan Round the Island race entrants hits 900

• The number of entrants for 2015's Round the Island Race has officially reached the 900 mark. Race organisers, the Island Sailing Club is pleased to see a number of race partners lining up.


Cowes Videos

Loads in store at 2014 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show
Calling all Island dinghy sailors! The RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show is the only place to be over the weekend of 1-2 March if you’re passionate about dinghy sailing or are thinking about taking to the water for the first time - it’s a great day for all the family!


London Boat Show 2014 preview
Lots of sailors, boaters, and marine businesses from Cowes and the Isle of Wight will be heading up to the capital for the London Boat Show which runs from 4 to 12 January.


2013 PSP Southampton Boat Show preview
Watch a preview of the PSP Southampton Boat Show 2013 which runs from 13-22 September.




Next Event
Westward Cup 2015 15/06/2015
Latest Weather

This Cowes weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget For latest Cowes weather and Solent tides information, please visit the detailed weather and tide charts at Cowes Harbour Commission
Live Cowes Tides

Live Tide height in
Cowes Harbour
at 03:40 23/05/2015

4.01m  |   13' 2"

To be used with caution, refer to the
harbour tide boards for safe navigation.
Cowes Harbour Commission accepts no responsibility for inaccurate data.

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