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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

Cowes Christmas Fair 2014

Cowes Christmas Fair 2014

This year’s Cowes Christmas Fair 2014 continues to be one of the most popular and busy shows on the Island. Once again, we have a vast range of stalls selling a fabulous variety of quality, unique gifts and crafts from talented crafters and small Island businesses. It will be a wonderful opportunity to buy all your Christmas presents under one roof at a friendly and warm event. There is ample FREE parking and entry to the event is FREE also. There will be entertainment and refreshments – A great day out for all the family.


Give Isle of Wight 2014

Give Isle of Wight 2014

This winter give your loved ones a gift that will reward in more ways than one.

Fourteen Isle of Wight businesses are working together to encourage Isle of Wight people to buy from Isle of Wight retailers this Christmas.  The ground breaking campaign, named Give Isle of Wight, is set to support independent local stores in this critical economic period.


Ainslie launches the 1851 Trust

Ainslie launches the 1851 Trust

Sir Ben Ainslie, four-time Olympic gold medalist, and Sir Keith Mills (Air Miles and Nectar card tycoon) today launched the 1851 Trust, which aims to inspire and engage a new generation through sailing and the marine industry, providing young people with the education, skills and training to become innovators of the future and stewards of the marine environment. 

Further work to Cowes breakwater

Further work to Cowes breakwater

Boskalis Westminster was due to start two more weeks of work on the new Cowes breakwater this week. It has already become quite a feature of the harbour, rising between 3.7 and 4.4 metres above chart datum.

Isle of Wight Literary Festival 2014

Isle of Wight Literary Festival 2014

The Isle of Wight Literary Festival is a unique boutique festival that has attracted many household names in the past, including Penelope Keith, Sir Max Hastings, Kate Mosse, Gyles Brandreth and Louis de Bernières, to name but a few.

Sunsail announced as Cowes Week official charter sailing partner

Sunsail announced as Cowes Week official charter sailing partner

Cowes Week today announced that the leading sailing company Sunsail becomes their official charter sailing partner for the 2015 and 2016 regattas.


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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Rock the Cowes Bars - Halloween Theme 30/10/2014
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 02:30 23/10/2014

3.22m  |   10' 7"

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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