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Property sailing event Little Britain comes to Shepards

Property sailing event Little Britain comes to Shepards 21/08/2017

The Little Britain Challenge Cup (LBCC), the construction and property industry's number one sporting and social calendar event will bring hundreds of people to Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes to sail, network and fund-raise on 15th and 16th September. Little Britain regularly attracts project teams celebrating success and companies looking to team-build and entertain key clients whilst helping to raise thousands of pounds for charities. 2017 marks Little Britain’s 30th anniversary, and the LBCC regatta is all set to celebrate with a new venue, great food and entertainment, and top sailing. This year, LBCC has moved to a new location in Cowes at Shepards Wharf Marina and The Sugar read more

Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week


The 2015 Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week (CCW) takes place from 20th - 24th July, the eighth year of this popular regatta for metre boats, Classic racing dayboats, one designs, and Old Gaffers. A number of the CCW boats will be moored together in the North Basin at Shepards Wharf Marina

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Shepards Events Centre opens for RTI weekend


There’s great excitement at Shepards Wharf Marina as the newly refurbished Sugar Store Events Centre is about to open its doors for the Round the Island Race weekend offering live music, food and drink for all. Entry is free and bands 'Jimmy's Big Fish' and 'Helter Skelter' will be playing.

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Developing young people


Apprenticeships are a valuable means of helping young people develop the skills and qualifications that are needed in the industry of their choice. Cowes Harbour Commission supports and is actively involved in a continuing programme of apprenticeships through the Isle of Wight College. Over the

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Shepards-based J/70s train with National Champion


RTYC members assembled at Shepards Wharf Marina on a fine Saturday morning for a weekend of training on the new J/70s with Ruaridh Scott, J/70 National Champion leading the coaching, reports the Royal Thames Yacht Club in their May newsletter.Members were able to see the exciting developments at

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Social - Training - Cruising Events for Berth Holders


Shepards Wharf Marina has teamed up with the RYA's Active Marina programme, along with East Cowes Marina and Town Quay in Southampton. We are interested in holding a variety of social events at our new Events Centre located at Shepards Wharf, as well as on-the-water training and cruising

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2016 Etchells Worlds comes to Cowes


Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is delighted with the news that Governors of the International Etchells Class Association have approved Cowes as the venue for the 2016 Etchells World Championship. Racing will take place from 5th to 10th September 2016, organised by the Royal London Yacht Club, and

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Book now for Round the Island Race and Cowes Week


New for 2015 - book your Round the Island Race berth in advance; plus, Cowes Week 2015 prices cut and new 'Early Bird' rate! ADVANCE BOOKINGS FOR ROUND THE ISLAND RACE AVAILABLE NOW! We are delighted to announce that for 2015 you can now book your Round the Island Race berth at

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CHC support for major Cowes events


The Harbour Commission is committed to working with Cowes Week Limited to help ensure the continued success of the Cowes Week regatta and therefore, in response to the market and requests from major stakeholders, Commissioners have taken the decision to significantly reduce Cowes Week berthing

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Christmas and New Year useful information


Cowes Harbour Office - The Harbour Office will close for the Christmas break at 1200 on Wednesday, 24th December 2014 and re-open at 0900 on Monday, 5th January 2015. During this time all phone calls will be automatically redirected to CHC staff at Shepards Wharf Marina.The Duty Harbour

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Welcome to Shepards Wharf - the rally friendly marina!


As we get closer to Christmas time, it's nice to look forward to next season and start planning our sailing and boating for the year ahead. Shepards Wharf Marina has always been a popular destination for rallies, clubs, or regattas, and next year promises to be even better with the introduction of

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Cowes Harbour annual moorings - renewals


All Cowes Harbour licenced mooring holders will shortly be receiving their annual licence renewal forms. Please ensure that these are completed and returned promptly; the deadline for payment of annual moorings licences is Tuesday, 6 January 2015. Do get in touch if you would like to go

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Shepards Wharf supports solo ocean racing campaign


Shepards Wharf Marina is one of several Isle of Wight sponsors for up-and-coming British sailor Lizzy Foreman, who aims to fulfill her quest for adventure and love of sailing by competing in the prestigious Mini Transat.Whenever Lizzy comes to Cowes, she is assured of a berth for her Mini 6.50 and

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November news from your favourite marina!


"2014 has been a successful and really eventful year at Shepards Wharf Marina," writes Manager Jock Rafferty, "with the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, the new Etchells Invitational Regatta, and of course Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week to name just a few. I would like to

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The vision for Cowes Harbour in 2020 and beyond


Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has today (Tuesday, 28th October 2014) launched an online consultation that is aimed at assisting the Commission during a major review of the vision, strategic objectives, plans and policies for Cowes Harbour on the Isle of Wight. The e-consultation, which is

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Shepards Wharf twins with Town Quay Southampton


Shepards Wharf Marina has teamed up with Town Quay marina over in Southampton to offer a range of exciting RYA Active Marina events.Shepards Wharf Marina and Cowes Harbour Moorings customers are very welcome to attend any or all of Town Quay’s forthcoming events, see below. Please make sure you

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Come and spend the winter at Shepards Wharf!


Why not upgrade and come to Shepards Wharf Marina this winter? The new Shepards Wharf newsletter highlights the marina's big discounts on winter berthing for 2014, and offers you the chance to enjoy all the benefits of a marina over the winter months. MARINA BERTHS JUST £17 PER METRE PER

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Cowes Harbour carries out major strategic review


What do we want Cowes Harbour to look like in 2020? This and other significant questions are to form part of a far-reaching review of CHC’s current Strategic Framework document and policies, which is due to take place over the autumn/winter of 2014-2015. The existing five year Strategic

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Shepards Active Marina course 13th September


There is still time to book a place on the Shepards RYA Active Marina VHF/DSC One Day Course on Saturday, 13th September 2014. The day long course will be held at the on-site Amabi Restaurant from 0900 and includes an exam. Contact Shepards Wharf Marina to find out more and to make a

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Great success for new Etchells event


The inaugural Etchells Invitational Regatta, hosted by the Royal Thames Yacht Club with yachts berthed at CHC’s Shepards Wharf Marina, was an outstanding success and we are extremely pleased to announce that a 2015 event has already been confirmed. Save the dates 31st July to 5th August 2015 in

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Pump out for free at Shepards Wharf Marina


Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) would like to encourage all harbour users and visiting yachtsmen to Cowes to make use of Shepards Wharf Marina’s pump out facility for boats, which is available and free to use all year round. The pump out berth, for use by any boat, is located on the south

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Shepards commissions new hydraulic marine crane


On Monday, 28th July a new £150k hydraulic marine crane was officially commissioned at Shepards Wharf Marina in Cowes, Isle of Wight, in front of a large audience including Island MP Andrew Turner, Cowes Harbour Commissioners, the Cowes Etchells Fleet, teams competing in the International Etchells

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Join the Cowes Week festival atmosphere at Shepards


Shepards Wharf Marina, located just a few minutes’ walk from the High Street, is Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week's most unique and exciting official event venue – it is a public site offering fantastic shoreside entertainment dedicated to sailing crews, friends and family. Manuka Events

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