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The Cowes Clubs and Classes Association has issued the 2014 Notice of Race (NoR) and entry form for the Solent Series and Cowes Keelboat Championship. Cowes keelboat racing results will be available at regattaguru.com/cowes/cowes.

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.

The Cowes Port Handbook 2014-2015 is out now! View the new Handbook here.

You can view and download a useful map of Cowes here.

See also our new Safety Afloat section, sponsored by SeaSafe Systems Limited.

Read Helen Fretter's article on why the America's Cup belongs back in Cowes.


Latest Cowes Features

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 starts 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

Cowes and East Cowes Ashore

Cowes and East Cowes Ashore
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Latest Cowes News

Entries open for Panerai British Classic Week

Entries open for Panerai British Classic Week

• The British Classic Yacht Club (BCYC) has announced that entries are now being accepted for this year’s Panerai British Classic Week, which takes place from Saturday, 12 to Saturday, 19 July 2014 in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Revival Quarter Ton Cup celebrates 10 years

Revival Quarter Ton Cup celebrates 10 years

• The success of the revived Quarter Ton Class has been nothing short of remarkable and the class continues to go from strength to strength.

Race report from RORC Easter Challenge 2014

Race report from RORC Easter Challenge 2014

• Blistering sunshine, great visibility and a stiff, consistent breeze - sadly none of this featured on the final day of racing at the RORC Easter Challenge.

Your chance to sail Henri Lloyd Clipper 70 yacht

Your chance to sail Henri Lloyd Clipper 70 yacht

• Henri Lloyd is offering an exclusive opportunity to sail aboard the Clipper 70 yacht Henri Lloyd 50 Years of Pioneering Spirit during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in August this year.

Cowes Corinthian receives boost from Crown Estate

Cowes Corinthian receives boost from Crown Estate

• The Crown Estate, manager of around half the UK foreshore and entire seabed, has committed further investment and renewed the lease for Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club, the home of Team GB’s Paralympic Sailing Team.

Beautiful boats race in Round the Island

Beautiful boats race in Round the Island

• So many beautiful boats, including classics and lovingly restored personal projects, compete annually in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race.


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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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 19:36 24/04/2014

4.03m  |   13' 3"

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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