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Bray Marina

Bray Marina, in its country park setting, provides berth holders with a delightfully serene mooring in Berkshire. Off the beaten track, Bray Marina nestles on a tranquil stretch of the River Thames. It is a wildlife haven with plenty of nesting birds including swans and coots and is even home to a species of rare freshwater shrimp. Bray is perfect ...

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Atlantic Hurricane Season: How to stay safe when sailing

The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season is almost upon us. Typically starting in June and ending at the end of November, the season usually encounters a sharp peak of activity in late August through September and affects the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico. The consequences of hurricanes can be devastating; Hurricane Wilma (2005) exists as the most ...

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Falmouth Haven

Falmouth Haven’s vision is simple, to provide the most enjoyable experience on the water – the best of boating for everyone. Situated in a spectacular setting in the heart of Falmouth with its restaurants, bars and shopping the marina is only moments from world-class sailing waters. Whether you are an experienced yachts person or watersports beginner, their aim is to ...

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The future of sailing: How technology is enhancing yachts

We live in an era where everything is constantly changing; developments in technology allow the ability to innovate and enhance just about any sector. Because of this, it goes without saying that the way we do (almost) everything is being impacted as a result. The boating industry is no exception – sailing has come a long way since the days ...

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Dog Boating 101: Living Life Afloat with Your Pooch

With ever changing surroundings to explore, endless walking routes along the towpaths and plenty of dog-friendly amenities at your “doorstep”, canine companions can undoubtably live a life of luxury on the water. Having your beloved pooch by your side as you ‘em-bark’ on a journey through the UK’s waterways is a real delight. However, there are safety precautions that need ...

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Cardiff Marina

This month we head over to Cardiff Marina, a 350 berth marina in the heart of Cardiff Bay. Situated on the River Ely within Cardiff Bay, Cardiff Marina is perfectly positioned to provide safe, secure and sheltered moorings for motorboats and yachts. The Pont Y Werin Bridge at the heart of the marina completes the Bay Edge Footpath, allowing a ...

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Impressive Car/Boat Collaborations

The most impressive collaborations between prestige car manufacturers and boat builders  Many well known car manufacturers have branched out and teamed up with boat builders in recent years to co-create some of the best machines to tackle the seas. Dream Yacht has compiled a list of their favourite collaborations between car and boat manufacturers, and the outcomes are breathtaking: Mercedes-Benz ...

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Eastbourne Marina

Perfect for yachting and motor boat cruising alike, this family friendly, award-winning marina offers a range of facilities and a choice of waterfront cafes, restaurants and bars. Premier’s Sovereign Harbour marina offers an ideal location from which to explore the coast, with Eastbourne just an hour-long stroll along the promenade and the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park ...

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Changing Face of Marinas: Lymington Yacht Haven

In a stunning location on the western Solent, Lymington Yacht Haven is the first marina that comes into sight as you make your way up the Lymington River. With easy access to the Georgian market town and the delights some of the most stunning spots in the Solent, Lymington boasts one of the most enviable locations in the UK. This ...

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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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