01983 297821


Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7HT

Shepards Wharf Marina: Shepards Wharf Marina is one of Cowes Harbour’s main marina facilities offering a full range of services and amenities suitable for yacht racing events, rallies, and catering also to the cruising sailor and powerboater. The family-friendly marina has capacity for 130 visiting boats, 40 resident berth holders, and specialises in providing dry sailing packages for day class yachts, RIBs, motorboats and trailered keelboats.

We are conveniently located two minutes from Cowes High Street and our welcoming and experienced marina team will be on hand to provide advice on the best cruising grounds, show you the facilities and services on offer and generally help you out wherever they can. Nothing is too much trouble for our relaxed and helpful staff!

Shepards Wharf offers cruising and racing yachtsmen alike affordable Marina Berthing in a welcoming atmosphere. We have short stay, visitor and annual berths all at very competitive rates. Our visitors benefit from free Wi-Fi, inclusive showers, and site-wide CCTV giving complete peace of mind.

The new Sugar Store Events Centre at Shepards makes a perfect venue for rallies, clubs, prizegivings, receptions, or as a regatta media centre. The Events Centre enjoys a waterside position, stunning views and a convenient, central location.

Only a stone’s throw from the bustling centre of Cowes, Shepards Wharf is extremely popular with organised Rallies and regattas and these can be booked well in advance along with space made available on the pier for barbecues and picnics.

Shephards Wharf is the home of Cowes’ premier Dry Sailing facilities. We provide dry sailing for day class yachts and RIBs with tailor-made facilities coupled with an unrivalled professional, value for money approach! New for 2017, Shepards is excited to offer 7 days-a-week crane operations and dry sailing basin management from a dedicated Dry Sailing Coordinator.

We have a wide range of excellent on-site Boat Services covering all your boating needs.

At Shepards Wharf you can also take advantage of our family of independent Onsite Businesses, the Amabi Restaurant, Girls for Sail, Island Divers, and Solent Sails.

Competitively priced fuel is available from Cowes Harbour Fuels 200m south of the Chain Ferry.

Shepards Wharf Marina
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Marina group: Cowes Harbour Commission
Berth depth (MLWS): 3m
Approach depth (MLWS): 3m
Access restrictions:
VHF channel(s): 80
Toilets: Y
Showers: Y
Laundry: N
WiFi: Y
Diesel: <
Petrol: <
Gas: Y
Lift-out: 6 tonnes
Chandlery: <
Café/Restaurant: Y
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TYHA member: N/A
TransEurope member: N
Number of berths: 130
Average price per metre: £2.65
Discounts available: Y
Harbour dues included: Y
Water: Y
Power: Y
Parking per day: None