Special Features

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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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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