Welcome to Cowes!
Here are some useful links for up-to-date information during your visit to the Solent and Cowes Yacht Haven.
On the water
Notices to Mariners – latest safety and navigation updates
Cowes Harbour Handbook – A useful collection of information – printed copies are available in the Marina Office
Weather conditions on the Bramble Bank
Met office marine forecast
Lallows Boatyard Located at the end of Lallows pier next to the entrance to the south basin.
Cowes Harbour Commission Fuel Berth – Cowes Harbour Fuels is situated 200 metres south of the Chain Ferry on the west side of the River Medina. A red flag is flown during opening hours.
Coast Guard – DIAL 999/112 and ask for the Coast Gard
Eating Out, sight seeing and other things to do
Destination Cowes gives a good roundup of the shops, bars restaurants and activities a few minutes walk from the Yacht Haven – you will be spoilt for choice!
If you want to explore the wider Isle of Wight the official tourist site Visit Isle of Wight lists all the attractions and events across the island.
Yacht Clubs in Cowes
Sainsbury’s, Marks and Spencer Food Hall, and The Food Hamper are all within a 5 minute walk. You’ll also find butchers, fishmongers, wine merchants and other specialist shops along Cowes High Street.
Ask in the Marina Office for directions.
Fynn Marine are based in the Haven. Further along the High Street you will find Joliffes and Pascal Atkey.
Rigging and sailmakers nearby
Cowes: 155 Mill Hill Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7EL
East Cowes: 9 Well Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6SP