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Cowes is a thriving town where sailors can find just about everything they might need.

From shops to chemists and doctors, we have put together the extensive list of resources below to help you both organise your visit and get what you need when you are here.

Additionally you can take a look at for full information on Cowes for sailors and visitors, and for general information there is the official Isle of Wight Tourism & Tourist Information website (you can also call them on 01983 813813).

Ashore for You and your Crew


Boots Pharmacy - Cowes Medical Centre, 200 Newport Rd, Cowes PO31 7ER 01983 294 467
Day Lewis Pharmacy - 7 High Street, Cowes PO31 7SA 01983 293 011


Cowes Medical Centre - 200 Newport Road, Cowes PO31 7ER Surgery 01983 295 251
Appointments 01983 294 902
St.Mary's Hospital (including A&E) - Parkhurst Road, Newsport PO30 5TG 01983 524 081


Amery House Dental Practice - 6 Terminus Road, Cowes PO31 7TG 01983 291 863

Park Road Dental Practice - 169 Park Road, Cowes PO31 7NJ

01983 293 771


Willetts & Doig Optometrists  - 21-22 High Street, Cowes PO31 7RY 01983 293 181

Post Office

Cowes Post Office (within Cowes Yacht Haven) - Cowes Yacht Haven, Vectis Yard, High Street, Cowes, PO31 7BD. TBC


Cowes Taxi - 77 Place Road, Cowes PO31 7AE 01983 294 444

For You Afloat and for Your Yacht

Fuel and Gas

Cowes Harbour Fuels - 200m South of the Chain Ferry VHF ch69 or call
01983 200 716
Clare Lallow - Located on the pierhead between Cowes Yacht Haven southern basin and Shepards Wharf Marina 01983 292 112

Boat Repairs

Kingston Marine Boatyard - Kingston Road, East Cowes PO32 6JS 01983 293 952
David Heritage Racing Yachts Ltd - Medina Village, Thetis Road, Cowes PO31 7LP 01983 280 065

Harbour Office

Cowes Harbour Office - Town Quay, Cowes PO31 7AS

01983 293 952

Marine Engineers

Wroath Marine Ltd - Unit 7, Yacht Haven, Cowes PO31 7AY 01983 293 952


Spencer Rigging - St.Mary's Road, Cowes PO31 7SX  01983 292 022
Emergency Only
07791 123 971


Ratsey & Lapthorn - 42 Medina Road, Cowes PO31 7BX  01983 280 065

Water Taxis

Cowes Harbour Taxi - VHF 77 call sign "Cowes Harbour Taxi 07855 767 918

It is only with the generous support of Charles Stanley Direct as lead sponsor that we can offer such a high standard of racing. We are also deeply grateful to our other loyal sponsors for their generous commitments.

Classic Boat Magazine
Haines Boatyard
Red Funnel Ferries
Winkworth Estate Agency
Kendalls Fine Art Gallery
Charles Stanley Direct
Cowes Harbour Commission
Henri Lloyd Clothing