On the Water

Try something new at East Cowes Marina

Try something new at East Cowes
The crew in training

Training and Sea Schools

The RYA is the national body for dinghy, yacht and motor cruising, all forms of sail racing, RIBs and sports boats, windsurfing and personal watercraft. Their website is a great place to start if you looking to do a course.  Visit RYA.

At the helm

The United Kingdom Sailing Academy (UKSA)

As the world’s leading provider of maritime training, the UKSA offers over 100 industry-leading courses to ensure all learning needs are catered for.  Visit United Kingdom Sailing Academy.

Relaxed training

Flying Fish – Cowes Sea School training

Specialist watersports training provider with over 22 years of experience. Train with experts who are passionate about what they do.  Visit Flying Fish.

The fleet at the Needles

ISC Round the Island Race

Every year upwards of 1,300 yachts and 10,000 crew members sail the 50 miles right round the Isla of Wight, including many of our bertholders and visitors.  Visit Round the Island Race.

Medina Yacht Club cruises

Formed in 2015, Medina Yacht Club is an RYA affiliated Club for boating people around the Medina River area. The Club’s aims are to promote boating of all types, provide social and networking opportunities to build friendships between boaters, provide peer to peer support to build boating confidence for our members.  Visit Medina Yacht Club.

Cowes Week

Whether you’re a sailing fanatic or looking for some summer sun, come and join us for Cowes Week, coming to The Isle of Wight for August 2020! The world’s biggest sailing regatta takes place on the Solent each year, attracting thousands of competitive sailors and even more enthusiastic spectators.

Tuesday Evening Racing with the ISC

For the past 70 years the Island Sailing Club has been organising yacht racing in The Solent on a Tuesday Evening, and 2020 will be no different. The aim is to provide a season of competitive local racing, under excellent race management, for crews of all ages and abilities.  Visit Island Sailing Club.

eastcowes sailingclubs

Yacht Clubs

With arguably the highest density of yacht clubs in the country, you can choose from our very own Medina Yacht Club through the East Cowes Sailing Club and Cowes Corinthian to the Royal London and the Royal Yacht Squadron. Between Cowes and East Cowes there’s a club for everyone!

Newtown sunset

Solent Destinations – Newtown Creek

With some visitor moorings laid by the National Trust, and plenty of anchoring space as well as lots of interesting history, Newtown Creek is the perfect natural overnight anchorage.

Beaulieu River

One of the few privately owned rivers in the world, the truly beautiful Beaulieu River has been carefully conserved by the Montagu family for over four centuries. With plenty of visitor mooring buoys for day stops or overnight visits and newly extended pontoons at Buckler’s Hard, there’s room for everyone.

A little something for everyone