Cowes Harbour Handbook 2019-2020 2019-2020 - Page 33

VISITING COWES moorings for RIBs under 9m in length and a free scrubbing berth for vessels up to 10.6m in length. Cowes water taxis also operate from Town Quay. VHF Ch 69 call sign ‘HM1’ Overnight mooring: £2.50 per metre, short stay: £1.50 per metre Superyacht moorings are available in Cowes Roads and at Trinity Wharf COWES ROADS SWINGING MOORINGS M row: A row of heavy duty yellow swinging moorings is laid to the west of the harbour entrance between Egypt Point and the Royal Yacht Squadron, providing deep water moorings for vessels up to 25m in length (May to October). J row: Row J is laid to the east of the harbour entrance and south of the Snowden buoy between June and August for events; vessels between 10-35m in length can be accommodated. In July approximately 150 additional swinging moorings for small day class vessels will be laid to the northeast and south of the Cowes Breakwater in preparation for Cowes Classics Week and Lendy Cowes Week. Most other buoys south of the new breakwater are licensed to residents. COWES YACHT HAVEN Cowes Yacht Haven is a world-class marina based in the heart of Cowes. Its town centre location allows for easy access to a high street full of pubs, restaurants and shops within seconds. e Yacht Haven offers 260 fully serviced berths, 24/7 access, a 50 ton hoist, 25 ton boat mover and 15 ton mobile crane to make easy work of liing and launching of boats in the 3000 sq/m dry sail space. Facilities include Wi-Fi, showers, toilets and a launderette as well as on-site engineers, electricians and boat repairers. e pontoon numbering system was revised last year, with the north basin pontoons using ‘N’ followed by the pontoon number and indicated by blue-coloured tops to the piles. South basin ‘S’ are now indicated by white tops and red tops for resident pontoons. VHF Ch 80 call sign ‘Cowes Yacht Haven’. Tel: 01983 299975 Email:, Mooring: £2.88 per metre per night Sunday-Thursday, £3.45 per metre Friday-Saturday, weekly £20 per metre Lower winter rates apply November to March. Short stay £1.15 per metre VHF Ch 69 call sign ‘HM1’ Bookings for events to be made via your class secretary. Outside of events overnight mooring: £1.55 per metre, short stays less than 4hrs from £9.00. TOWN QUAY Town Quay, the gateway to Cowes, lies adjacent to the Red Jet terminal and in front of the Harbour Office and provides easy, walk-ashore access direct to Cowes High Street. Town Quay offers pontoon COWES 2019 – 2020 PAUL WYETH Cowes Yacht Haven busy during Lendy Cowes Week 33