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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.

View a digital version of the 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

Support local Yachts & Yachting Award nominees

Support local Yachts & Yachting Award nominees

Cowes will feature significantly in this year’s Yacht & Yachting Awards courtesy of some inspiring individuals and organisations. The Yacht & Yachting Awards aim to highlight the best performances, products, clubs and events of the last 12 months. 

London Boat Show, just 8 weeks away

London Boat Show, just 8 weeks away

The 2015 London Boat Show takes place from 9-18 January at ExCeL London, take a look at this preview video.


Etchells 2014 Round Up

Etchells 2014 Round Up

After a great year Etchells racing in Cowes the renaissance continues, 4 new owners joined the fleet in 2014 with a 5th buying a boat late season in preparation to start racing in 2015, plus a 6th importing a USA boat over the winter, to race from Cowes next spring. 



Cowes Breakwater Project Construction Round-Up 2014

Cowes Breakwater Project Construction Round-Up 2014

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is pleased to report that completion on the 2014 phases of the Cowes breakwater construction programme is imminent with contractors Boskalis Westminster now finalising the reshaping of the 350 metre long breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period.

The Vision for Cowes Harbour in 2020 and Beyond

The Vision for Cowes Harbour in 2020 and Beyond

Cowes Harbour Commission has launched its first online consultation aimed at assisting the Commission during a major review of the vision, strategic objectives, plans and policies for Cowes Harbour on the Isle of Wight.

Record Turnout for the IWLF

Record Turnout for the IWLF

First of all a huge thank you for helping make the four jam-packed days of events such a tremendous success.  All the speakers enormously appreciated their animated and engaged audiences and the general buzz and atmosphere.

Thursday opened with a fantastic array of established and emerging local authors complemented by ex M.P Chris Mullin looking at the lighter side of Westminster and Clive Chabrier entertaining the audience at MooCow with anecdotes about his amazing life and adventures.



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
Red Funnel Cowes Food Show - Cowes Christmas Festival 13/12/2014
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 16:04 21/11/2014

1.42m  |   4' 8"

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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