Head to Cowes Yacht Haven on Saturday 6 May for On the Water. Organised by the British Marine Federation, you can try out different ways to go out on the water, see a wide variety of boats, on-shore demonstrations & lots more. A great fun day out for all the family.


The aim of On the Water is to get more people out on the water with their family and friends, and enjoy boating and watersports as part of a healthy lifestyle.

The event will be hosted at Cowes Yacht Haven, starting at 10am and will give visitors the opportunity to talk to a number of boating and watersport experts as well as try your hand at activities from a windsurfing simulator or an hour lesson in a keel boats to high speed RIB rides.

More details coming soon

Getting there is really easy!

Red Funnel's Red Jet service from Southampton to West Cowes operates every 30 minutes from Terminal 2 on Saturdays and every hour on Sundays. The crossing takes just 23-25 minutes. See timetable for details. On the Water is held in Cowes Yacht Haven which is within a stones throw of Red Funnel's Red Jet terminal in West Cowes.

Find your ideal sailing time

Quick ferry quote

Ferry Travel


No. travelling - 1 adult