Visiting by sea

A full-service marina in the heart of Cowes.

We are a full service marina based in the very heart of Cowes welcoming visiting yachts for short and long term berthing.   If you are visiting Cowes for lunch, planning a weekend break, participating in a regatta, or planning to base yourself in Cowes to explore the Isle of Wight we would be delighted to accommodate you.   Please telephone 01983 299975 or email [email protected] in advance to check availability and pre-book your space if you plan to come during the summer months.

When you are in the Solent approaching Cowes and the mouth of the Medina River contact Cowes Yacht Haven on VHF 80, and follow the berthing instructions from the on duty dockmaster. 
For more information during your stay – use the following links:

Cowes Harbour Handbook
A useful collection of information – printed copies are available in the Marina Office

Notices to Mariners
Latest safety and navigation updates

Harbour regulations

Cowes Tide Tables

Weather information
Bramblemet – weather condition readings on the Bramble Bank
Met office marine forecasts 

Fuelling up
Lallows boatyard
Cowes Harbour Commission Fuel Berth

Coast Guard: Dial 999/112 and ask for the Coastguard

SCRA interactive chart of racing marks

Cowes Harbour Taxis    01983 300777

Use the following resources to explore Cowes and the Isle of Wight when you go ashore:

Destination Cowes gives a good roundup of the shops, bars restaurants and activities a few minutes’ walk from Cowes Yacht Haven.

Visit Isle of Wight provides a comprehensive tourist guide to the whole island.

To provision – Sainsburys, Marks and Spencer Food Hall, Harbour Kitchen and Tiffins are all within a 5 minute walk. 

If you need a Chandlery try Fynn Marine in the Yacht Haven or Joliffes and Pascal Atkey.

Ask in the Marina office for directions and advice on other services available  in Cowes.