The 142m cruise ship L'Austral visited Cowes Harbour in May 2016 and we have some super photos of her anchored in Cowes Roads, see our Flickr slideshow. If you have trouble viewing the slideshow, click the link below to view on Flickr:
More Cruise Ship Visits to Cowes Passenger cruise ships that have previously enjoyed a visit to Cowes include:MS Hamburg The 144m passenger ship MS Hamburg was built in Germany in 1997, and has capacity for 400 guests with a luxurious interior for her passengers.
MS Hanseatic The MS Hanseatic returned to Cowes again in 2013 as part of her voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Hamburg, Germany.
MS Deutschland The MS Deutschland can accommodate 500 passengers, with meticulously appointed decor aboard to evoke Edwardian grandeur complete with an imperial ballroom, roman spa and richly decorated state rooms.
MS Columbus 2 The MS Columbus 2, a new ship for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, offers space for 698 guests, elegant cabins and suites, the majority of them with their own balcony.
MS Europa Wednesday, 4th September 2013 dawned a glorious, sunny day in Cowes with temperatures in the high 20s Celsius, a perfect day for cruise ship MS Europa, the flagship of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, to visit the Isle of Wight. MS Europa arrived from Hamburg with 214 passengers on board and anchored off Cowes at 0745 - allowing passengers a whole day for sightseeing before departing at 1800 in the evening. Martin Everett of Denholm Wilhelmsen Ltd, the ship agency acting for MS Europa, said: "Europa's passengers were tendered from the Cowes anchorage to Trinity Landing pontoon for a variety of coach tours and for some, travel around the Island in classic cars. The great weather helped to show off the Island at its very best!"