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VISITING COWES ESSENTIALS Fresh water Fresh water is available from all marinas, as well as at Trinity Landing. Garbage Marinas provide facilities for garbage from boats using their berths. Boats moored in the River Medina or at anchor should retain garbage on board until berthed alongside, or take it ashore to facilities situated adjacent to public landings. Using the river to dispose of rubbish of any kind is illegal. Free pump out All harbour users and visiting yachtsmen to Cowes are encouraged to make use of Shepards Marina’s pump out facility for boats, which is available and free to use all year round. e pump out berth, for use by any boat (with prior notice), is located on the south pontoon at Shepards Marina in Cowes. Please call the marina on 01983 297821 to arrange access and the marina staff will be glad to help you. ere are no charges for the holding tank pump out to encourage more sailors and boaters to use the facility. Fuel and gas Cowes Harbour Fuels, open seven days a week, is the main facility in Cowes Harbour providing easy access and competitively priced fuel. It is 200m south of the Chain Ferry underneath the Hammerhead Crane. Tel: 01983 200716. VHF Ch 69. Also Lallow’s Boatyard, 50m south of the Yacht Haven. Tel: 01983 292112 Scrubbing berths Town Quay adjacent to the Harbour Office. Suitable for vessels up to 10.6m LOA and 2m dra at spring tides and 1.0m dra at neap tides. Folly Inn scrubbing berth capable of taking vessels up to 10.6m LOA and 1.83m dra at spring tides. Bookings by application to the Folly Harbour Office on Tel: 07884 400046. IN CASE OF EMERGENCY Medical help If you are afloat and have a medical emergency, call Solent Coastguard on VHF Ch 16/67. The designated medical emergency landing site is Trinity Landing, off Cowes Parade. Cowes Medical Centre is at 200 Newport Road, Cowes, PO31 7ER. It is open Monday to Friday from 0800 to 1800. For appointments Tel: 01983 295251. A&E service, St Mary’s Hospital, Parkhurst Road, Newport, PO30 5TG. For non-urgent medical enquiries call 111. East Cowes Medical Centre is next to Waitrose, in Church Path, East Cowes, PO32 6RP. It is open Monday to Friday from 0800 to 1830, with late opening to 2000 on Mondays. For appointments Tel: 01983 284333. Dental Services Dental services are available in Cowes at: Amery House Dental, 6 Terminus Road, Cowes PO31 7TG Tel: 01983 291863 Park Road Dental, 169 Park Road, Cowes PO31 7NJ Tel: 01983 293771 Island Dental Services, 34 Castle Street, East Cowes PO32 6RD Tel: 01983 291423. Chemists Chemists are available at: Boots Pharmacy at the Cowes Medical Centre as above, Tel: 01983 294467 Day Lewis Pharmacy, 7 High Street, Cowes PO31 7SA Tel: 01983 293011 Lloyd’s Pharmacy at the East Cowes Medical Centre as above Tel: 01983 293133 Regent Pharmacy, Well Road, East Cowes PO32 6SP Tel: 01983 717002. Defibrillators Defibrillators are located at Shepards Marina, Cowes Yacht Haven, Birmingham Road opposite Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club and at the Royal London Yacht Club opposite Trinity Landing. Disabled hoist Cowes Yacht Haven are planning to install a disabled wheelchair hoist during 2019. This will be available for public use by prior arrangement, contact Cowes Yacht Haven. 42 COWESHARBOURCOMMISSION.CO.UK