Special Features

Mayflower Marina

Mayflower Marina is well positioned for all types of boating activity and is fortunate to have some of the UK’s finest cruising waters right on its doorstep. The marina was originally built in 1972 and since those early days it has undergone numerous redevelopments to ensure that the infrastructure has kept pace both with innovation and customer expectation. In recent ...

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Hamble Point Marina

Located at the mouth of the River Hamble in an unbeatable position for access to the Solent, MDL’s Hamble Point Marina attracts competitive sailors, racers and cruisers from around the world to berth at its world-famous location. And why not? With the Solent literally a stone’s throw away, sheltered cruising or exciting racing is available on pretty much every day ...

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Boats Have A Long History with Christmas

When it comes to Christmas, many plan to spend the day at home, while others take a trip abroad. However, thanks to Greek traditions making a comeback, more and more are opting to spend Christmas on the water with a record number of Britons taking a cruise in 2017. In the last few years celebrating the festive season on the ...

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Lake Yard Marina

With uninterrupted views across Poole Harbour towards Brownsea Island, Arne and the rolling Purbeck hills beyond, Lake Yard Marina in Hamworthy is not only charmingly friendly but also ideally situated in one of the south’s busiest nautical playgrounds. Located on the north western edge of Poole Harbour, Lake Yard is a compact marina dock owned by the Culpan family since ...

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Milford Marina

Milford Marina is located on the picturesque Milford Haven Waterway in Pembrokeshire, West Wales and offers much more than just a berthing location. Many famous people have been moved to praise the Milford Haven Waterway. William Shakespeare was so inspired by its beauty he used it as one of the settings in his play Cymbeline. Admiral Lord Nelson called it ...

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Falmouth Marina

Falmouth Harbour is one of the largest natural deep-water harbours in the world and just up the Penryn river beyond the harbour sits Falmouth Marina, nestled in a wonderfully sheltered part of the river. Falmouth Marina offers a safe and sheltered haven, enjoying 24 hour easy access to the popular cruising grounds of The Fal Estuary, Cornish Coastline and further ...

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Fox’s Marina

Fox’s Marina is located on the banks of the River Orwell in Suffolk in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Fox’s Boatyard is internationally renowned for its extensive refit and repair facilities, the friendliness and knowledge of its staff and the quality of workmanship across every department. The marina enjoys 24-hour, deep water access, is within easy reach of Suffolk’s ...

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The underexplored underwater

Our planet is primarily water; the seas cover 71% of the Earth. NOAA’s National Geophysical Data Centre estimates the world’s water comes to around 321,003,271 cubic miles. That’s a huge portion of our world, so just what is lurking under the waves? Dive in with Tracerco to find out. Life The seas are home to hundreds of thousands of discovered ...

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Universal Marina

Universal Marina is ideally situated for those wishing to spend less time travelling in the car and more time boating on the Solent, in one of England’s most sought-after destinations. Established in 70 acres of stunning woodlands and salt marshes, filled with a variety of wildlife, this picture-perfect location is exceptional for boating and is a unique working environment. Enjoy ...

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Plastic Is Polluting Our Oceans

Plastic continues to pollute our oceans and there are no signs of it slowing down. Around the world, we are producing more than 300 million tonnes of plastic each year due to its cheapness and versatility when it comes to packaging – creating an environmental problem that needs to be tackled. In 2015, 322 million tonnes of plastic were produced ...

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