The Marina

Great facilities in a quiet location

Marina at a glance

  • Over 300 annual and visitor berths
  • Free car park
  • Free WiFi
  • On-site pub
  • Water taxi to Cowes
  • Unrestricted access

Our facilities

The marina is accessible by land and sea 24/7, so you can come and go as you please. Download our marina plan.

  • Electricity: All berths are walk-ashore and have access to metered electricity
  • Washrooms: Modern washrooms and disabled/family facilities in the main marina building on shore
  • Marina office: Open 8am-5pm in winter and 8am-7pm in summer
  • Laundry: Coin operated washer and dryers in the main marina building
  • Parking: Free car parking on-site
  • Access gates: Berth holders have an access fob to open the gates, and we have codes for visitors
  • WiFi: Free for browsing and emails, ask for the password
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 3pm and 6pm to 9pm, plus breakfasts in the summer 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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