Cowes is easily accessible from the mainland and only two hours from the centre of London by train. Trains leave regularly from London Waterloo.
Cowes Yacht Haven is a short walk from the passenger ferry service from Southampton and provides a superb venue for the entire South coast. For visiting craft, Cowes Yacht Haven is accessible at all states of tide.
The Solent offers some of the finest sailing waters in the world. Steeped in marine history, Cowes is also a lovely town for holidays and short breaks. It is this perfect combination that makes Cowes Yacht Haven the ideal location for your event.
Ferry from Southampton www.redfunnel.co.uk (Car ferry to East Cowes & passenger ferry to Cowes)
Ferry from Portsmouth or Lymington www.wightlink.co.uk
Use our postcode PO31 7BD, for a door to door route using www.theaa.com
Travel straight ahead at Northwood Garage traffic lights
Take 2nd exit at Somerton roundabout
Follow Newport Road to the end and turn right on to Mill Hill Road
Turn left on to West Hill Road
Turn right on to Beckford Road
Arrive at Cowes Yacht Haven
A beautiful Ketch Aurique, Le Bora-Bora, manned by eight teenagers who have just recovered from serious diseases, has berthed at Cowes Yacht Haven on her way from Cherbourg to Dartmouth. Eight more will come aboard in August for a trip on the Mediterranean Sea.
Rupert Holmes shares his top tips for an enjoyable – and successful – Cowes Week