Features

Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour

The Beaulieu River Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour keeps pace with modern demands while remaining an unspoilt, stunning, natural haven.  The Beaulieu River is one of only a few privately owned estuaries in the world. Four centuries of custodianship by the forebears of Lord Montagu have ensured that it remains an unspoilt haven, where riverside development and the number of moorings ...

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Zhik’s Kiama Coat

Whether you are rigging the boat in driving rain, sitting it out between races or in the coach boat in bad weather you will need a reliable, waterproof coat. The Kiama® Coat is designed for keeping warm in cold and wet conditions, especially when you are already wet. Practical and versatile, Kiama® Coat is an insulated long-fitting jacket that is ...

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Town Quay Marina

  Town Quay delivers a vibrant city centre berthing experience, whether you are staying for one night or 12 months. Town Quay Marina is one of four marinas owned and operated by Associated British Ports and was built in the mid 1990s. It was then extensively refurbished with a dredge, new electrics and water supply in 2011. In the heart ...

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Neyland Yacht Haven

Pembrokeshire’s Neyland Yacht Haven is situated within the UK’s only coastal national park. Positioned within the spectacular Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Neyland Yacht Haven is the only marina in west Wales to offer full-tidal access for resident and visiting boats. Neyland benefits from a stunning location in the Westfield Pill area of the Milford Haven waterway. The tree-lined creek provides ...

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Venezia Certosa Marina

Venezia Certosa Marina, on Certosa island in the heart of the Venetian Lagoon, is a perfect base from which to explore Venice. Despite being in an enviable location, just 10 minutes from St Mark’s Square and the lively heart of Venice, Venezia Certosa Marina is an oasis of calm, a 24-hectare area with masses of beautiful parkland. Since the marina ...

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Karpaz Gate Marina

The award-winning Karpaz Gate Marina offers East Mediterranean berthing with a number of on-site leisure facilities and a boatyard. Karpaz Gate Marina opened in 2011 with the aim of establishing North Cyprus as a new sailing destination and attractive long-term base for yachts up to 60m. The marina is perfectly placed as a convenient starting point for boaters to discover ...

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VIDEO: SEASONS IN THE SUN

In six months brothers Jude and Greg as team, Ocean Brothers, will set off to cross the Atlantic Ocean, to raise money for the British Skin Foundation.   It has to be one of the most pleasurable experiences when out afloat. The flickering of the sun as it reflects from the wave tops, making the surface of the water look as if ...

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Gateway to the Solent

MDL’s Southampton marinas, Shamrock Quay and Saxon Wharf Marinas, are ideally located on the River Itchen in Southampton. Both marinas offer easy access to the diverse waters of the Solent and beyond. Steeped in history, they have played a crucial part in the city’s vibrant boating scene for almost 85 years. Shamrock Quay takes its name from the famous J-class ...

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Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay

The Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay, hosted by the Island Sailing Club, was first sailed in 1931, and sailors still compete for the legendary Gold Roman Bowl today. The Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay really is a ‘Race For All’ with professional sailors racing alongside newcomers to the sport. Not only are ...

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