Cowes Dry Sailing Centre is situated on the bank of the River Medina at East Cowes just ten minutes walk from mainland ferry connections. It has a dry sail facility for up to 35 ribs or small motor boats launching them from its slipway facility onto pontoon moorings that are less than ten minutes from the open sea. The Centre is owner operated and has a fully qualified marine engineer and marine electrician on site and offers a full service in both trades including planned maintenance, fault diagnosis, repairs and new installations.

With full workshop facilities and computer based diagnostic and fault finding equipment, our factory trained engineers can solve most problems thrown at them.engine 2

Cowes Dry Sailing has a competitive labour rate of £35 per hour and offers a call out service for repairs all over the Isle of Wight and southern England either by land or sea.

The slipway facility is used to haul out boats up to 35’ for cleaning or repairs and undercover storage is available for weather dependant work.


Fibre glass (259x194)Cowes Dry Sailing Centre can carry out fibreglass repairs as well as a full valeting service. Repairs are also carried out to all makes of road trailers.

Other services available are rib tube repairs, boat covers and stainless steel fabrications using our trading partners at the Clarence Boatyard.

On site is a small but well stocked chandlery with all that you will need for your DIY repairs as well as larger items such as batteries and anodes.



If you think we can help or to find out more please call Tristan or Steve on 01983 282438