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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

Major emergency involving Cowes RNLI

Major emergency involving Cowes RNLI

Cowes RNLI lifeboat was among the vessels involved in a major emergency in Southampton Water this evening when a tug suddenly capsized, resulting in a subsequent dramatic life or death rescue of one of the two men aboard. 

Final phase of Cowes Breakwater construction

Final phase of Cowes Breakwater construction

2015 is set be a landmark year for Cowes Harbour with the final stages of works on the new detached Breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October.

Updates to breakwater works and tidal flows

Updates to breakwater works and tidal flows

• New Local Notices to Mariners from Cowes Harbour Commission, numbers 08 and 09, giving an update on the tidal flows within the Inner Harbour and an update on the latest breakwater works.

Cowes Combined Clubs taking new responsibility for Cowes Week

Cowes Combined Clubs taking new responsibility for Cowes Week

The biggest changes to the race management structure at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in many years have just been agreed by the organising yacht clubs of Cowes Combined Clubs. “The idea is to have consistent race management for as much of the week as possible, in order to give a higher level of continuity and consistency,” says Sailing Director Stuart Quarrie.

Legendary competitors head for RYS Regatta

Legendary competitors head for RYS Regatta

The promise of a spectacle of timeless classic versus cutting edge modern is emerging early in the year as the entries for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary start to lay down the gauntlet for the summer of sailing in England’s Solent in the last week of July.

Isle of Wight goes orange for independent lifeboats

Isle of Wight goes orange for independent lifeboats

• Independent lifeboat crews across the Isle of Wight are today celebrating 'Go Orange Day' to raise money for the services they provide.


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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Oyster Solent Rally 17/05/2015
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 04:06 02/04/2015

1.31m  |   4' 4"

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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