The Marina

Great facilities in a quiet location, just a short walk from town

Marina at a glance

  • Over 300 berths
  • Free car park
  • Free WiFi
  • On-site pub
  • Water taxi to Cowes
  • Accessible 24/7
  • Gas and ice available
  • Lovely washrooms
  • Coin-op laundry
  • Electricity to all berths

Mike and the team welcome you to East Cowes Marina

Mike Townshend and the East Cowes Marina team will make you very welcome and are full of suggestions for things to see and do.

The marina has all of the facilities that a boat owner needs, and what isn't available on-site can be found close-by in East Cowes or Cowes.

The marina office is open 8am to 5pm in the winter and 8am to 8pm in the summer 01983 293983.

Read our marina yearbook online, or pick up a copy from the marina office.

A wide-angle shot of the River Medina shows the Lifeboat pub overlooking East Cowes Marina and the boats moored there
A sports motor cruiser at East Cowes Marina with the Lifeboat pub in the background

The Lifeboat pub

The Lifeboat pub is located next to the marina office, overlooking the marina. Open from 10am to 11pm daily, with food served from noon to 9pm most days, plus breakfasts from 10am 01983 292711

Boat stuff

  • Fuel: Diesel and petrol available from Cowes Harbour Fuels on the west bank of the river Medina.
  • Gas: Bottle exchange from the marina office
  • Pump-out: Black water holding tank pump-out at Shepard's Wharf
  • Chandlery: Jolliffe's and Pascal Atkey in Cowes. Richardson's by car or boat at Island Harbour
  • Marine services: There are loads of good local trades who will visit the marina. Ask us for our suggestions
The River Medina as seen from a pontoon at East Cowes Marina: calm waters reflect the blue sky and powdery clouds


At the heart of the Solent on the sunny, sheltered river Medina, 500m from Cowes.

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Aboard their boat, tied up at East Cowes, the Jackaroo sailing team raise their beers

Annual Berthing

Locals and mainlanders love our friendly marina as a race base or holiday home-from-home.

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A man and his daughter hold hands as they walk along the Marina beside a pink-flowered hedge, looking out over the River Medina

Visiting Us

Walk to historic Osborne House, watch red squirrels, cycle to Newport or stock-up in Waitrose.

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