The Commodores House venue is divided into three different areas that can be hired out

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The Boathouse Cowes
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The Boathouse & Quay Main area for functions and weddings

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The Uffa Fox room for private dining experiences

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The Lookout for cocktail parties

The venue is divided into three main areas with the Boathouse and Quay at the bottom of the house, the Uffa Fox room on the first floor and the Lookout on the top of the building with panoramic views over Cowes harbour.

The ground floor area was once used by Uffa Fox for building Flying Fifteen dinghies. Indoors it has an area of 130 sq metres. The quay has an area of 86 sq metres.The Boat House can accommodate up to 200 people for cocktail parties or up to 100 people for lunches or dinners, but mainly weddings. A marquee can be erected on the quay if desired.

  • 230 person capacity for a party

    Standing room for engagement parties, cocktail parties

  • 100 people seated

    The room can accommodate 100 people seated for weddings, lunches or dinners

  • We have a preferred caterer

    A range of options can be supplied through one of our preferred caterers

  • Own caterers can be used

    Your own caterers can be used and there will be an extra cost for this

  • Available all year round for hiring

    The Commodores House is a private venue and is available to hire for a small number of events each year. The venue can be hired up to 23:00 or up to midnight by special request.

This is where Uffa used to hold his amazing dinner parties. The dining table can seat up to 18 people. In tribute to him there are pictures and memorabilia of his life . There is a feature on the airborne lifeboat and there are pictures of Uffa as a choir boy, on horseback, and sailing “Coweslip” with Prince Philip

  • Up to 16 people seated

    The Uffa Fox room can accommodate 16 people seated for that special and intimate lunch or dinner

  • In house catering provided with menu options on request

    A range of options can be supplied through one of our approved caterers

  • Available all year round

    The Commodores House is a private venue and the Uffa Fox room is available to hire for a small number of events each year.

The lookout was first used for parties during the America’s Cup Jubilee in 2001. The view is amazing all the way from Portsmouth to the Downs on the South of the Island. It is fascinating to observe the cruise liners and massive container ships as they turn round the West Bramble buoy on their way to and from Southampton

  • Up to 60 people standing capacity

    The roof terrace provides standing room for engagement parties and cocktail parties with panoramic views over the solent

  • Drinks and canapes can be provided

    A range of options can be supplied through one of our approved caterers

  • Available summer only

    The Commodores House is a private venue and the Lookout is available to hire for a small number of events each year during the summer months

Please contact us with any requests that you have so the we can assist you in pulling together a fantastic event.