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Birdham Pool Marina

Birdham Pool Marina lies within the sheltered, unspoilt waters of Chichester Harbour, just five miles from the quaint yet bustling town of Chichester. On arrival at the marina, you feel transported a million miles away, yet Birdham is surrounded by excellent transport links and services, with Southampton and Gatwick airports an easy drive or train journey. Within the tranquility of the locked marina ...

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Premier Celebrates 25 Years

This year Premier Marinas is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and so what better time to reflect on the many successes and changes this marine business has seen over the years. The company started in 1994 with a portfolio of just Chichester and Port Solent marinas. In the following 13 years, Premier grew to become the UK’s largest coastal marina owner ...

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Troon Yacht Haven

This month we visit the award-winning Scottish marina, Troon Yacht Haven, which has seen big changes this year. There are many reasons why Troon Yacht Haven is such a popular marina. Just 10 minutes from Glasgow Prestwick Airport, and around half an hour from Glasgow, Troon is easily accessible and a great stop off en route to Ireland and the ...

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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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