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See our photos of the beautiful classic yachts in action this week at the Panerai British Classic Week.

Cowes welcomes all visitors, whether arriving by land or sea! To find out about Cowes ashore look at our Cowes Town Guide; yachtsmen should head to the Harbour Guide.


All Cowes Local Notices to Mariners can be viewed on the Cowes Harbour Commission website.

View the new Cowes Port Handbook 2014-2015 and
 a useful map of Cowes.

The Cowes Clubs and Classes Association has issued the 2014 NoR (updated 22 May), entry form, and SIs for the Solent Series and Cowes Keelboat Championship. See the Cowes keelboat racing results.


Latest Cowes Features

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2014

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2014 Find all the latest Cowes Week news and information here.
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2014 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

2014 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race The annual J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, and takes place in 2014 on Saturday, 21 June.
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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

Weather games at Cowes Classics Week

Weather games at Cowes Classics Week

• The 50 strong XOD class experienced every bit of the lottery that was thrown at the fleet on the third day of Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week.

Cowes Week 2014 supports The Green Blue

Cowes Week 2014 supports The Green Blue

• Organisers of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, Cowes Week Limited, have teamed up with The Green Blue – the joint environment initiative of the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine Federation and Sunsail to further develop the number of green initiatives already in place at the regatta.

Helming is a family affair at Cowes lifeboat station

Helming is a family affair at Cowes lifeboat station

• After following the example of his father, Richard O’Callaghan, by becoming a volunteer crew member for Cowes RNLI, his son, Laurie, has now further emulated him by qualifying as a helm.

British Classic Week off to a flying start in Cowes

British Classic Week off to a flying start in Cowes

• Panerai British Classic Week 2014 got off to a spectacular start off Cowes on Sunday, 13 July with an opening race in dappled sunlight under scudding clouds and a variable west to northwesterly wind ranging from 10 to almost 20 knots.

Famous yachts join Classics Week entry list

Famous yachts join Classics Week entry list

• From 12 to 19 July Cowes Yacht Haven will play host to the 2014 edition of Panerai British Classic Week.

Powerboat champion Shelley Jory supports Miss Isle

Powerboat champion Shelley Jory supports Miss Isle

• British powerboat champion Shelley Jory-Leigh has announced she’ll be supporting disabled teen sailor Natasha Lambert by leading her safety boat team during the 2014 Sea and Summit challenge.


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.




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Fecamp Race 25/07/2014
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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
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Live Tide height in
Cowes Harbour
at 09:52 25/07/2014

3.67m  |   12' 0"

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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