British Marine Isle of Wight On The Water Day


British Marine Isle of Wight On The Water Day

Under sail, power or paddle - come and see how to get out on the water at Cowes Yacht Haven.British Marine Isle of Wight logo

  • Learn how to sail - understand the water
  • Showcasing respected Island boatbuilders
  • Learn about the maritime industry on the Island, including job opportunities in the marine sector

Free demonstrations and entertainment throughout the day (weather permitting) including from:

  • The RNLI
  • UKSA
  • Hampshire Police Marine Unit
  • National Coastwatch Institute
  • Cowes Sailability
  • Natasha Lambert, BEM

Refreshments available, kindly supported by Vectis Sunrise Rotary Club

On the night of 4th May 1942, the Polish Destroyer ORP Blyskawica is credited with saving Cowes and East Cowes from aerial bombardment. There is a full programme of events around the area celebrating the 75th anniversary, between 4th-7th May. Read the full story and find further information on the Saturday programme at


Cowes Yacht Haven
Vectis Yard
High Street
PO31 7BD


06 May 2017 - 06 May 2017




Cowes Yacht Haven