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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

Olympic hopefuls will compete in Round the Island Race

Olympic hopefuls will compete in Round the Island Race

Giles Scott and Hannah Mills of the British Sailing Team will be taking to the water on board the IMOCA 60 JP Morgan Asset Management Rosalba in this year’s Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club.

RYS start line for Cowes Offshore Powerboat Race

RYS start line for Cowes Offshore Powerboat Race

The British Powerboat Racing Club, organisers of the Cowes Torquay Cowes Offshore Powerboat Race, have announced that the stat line of the 2015 event will be from the Royal Yacht Squadron to coincide with the 200th Anniversary. 

South Boats delivery of new 23m crew transfer vessel

South Boats delivery of new 23m crew transfer vessel

South Boats IOW Ltd., the UK’s foremost manufacturer of state of the art Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV’s), has delivered the South Cat 23m, ‘Iceni Venture’ to Iceni Marine Services Ltd.  

Seven rescued after boat sinking in Solent

Seven rescued after boat sinking in Solent

Seven people in the water after their yacht sank following a collision sparked a full-scale rescue operation from both sides of the Solent this weekend.

RYS Bicentenary Fleet Review 2015

RYS Bicentenary Fleet Review 2015

HRH Duke of Edinburgh reviewed the Royal Yacht Squadron fleet this afternoon (Friday 5th June) as part of its bicentenary celebrations.

RYS Bicentenary Fleet Review

RYS Bicentenary Fleet Review

The Royal Yacht Squadron (RYS) will be holding a Fleet Review on 5th June as part of its bicentenary, celebrating 200 years of yachting. Starting at 2pm the Duke of Edinburgh, as Admiral of the Royal Yacht Squadron, will review the yachts belonging to members of the RYS.


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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Panerai British Classic Week 2015 18/07/2015
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 18:28 05/07/2015

-2.49m  |   -9' 10"

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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