Portland Marina

Portland Marina

Portland Marina

golden_ancPortland Marina is the first marina to achieve TYHA’s Five Gold Anchor award standard since the scheme re-launched in 2011. Situated on the beautiful Jurassic Coast, the marina is accessible at all states of tide and provides world class facilities for this world class sailing destination. Portland Marina opened in April 2009 and will form part of the venue for hosting the sailing events for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. It is also included within London 2012’s Pre-Games Training Camp Guide, meaning it is an approved training venue for international Olympic and Paralympic sailing teams.

Portland Marina

Marina Facilities

  • 300 annual berths – increasing to 600 in phase 2
  • Extensive visitor berthing
  • Max LOA: 70m (Weight limits may apply)
  • Accessible at all states of tide
  • All berths fully serviced with water and electricity
  • Excellent shower and washroom facilities
  • Laundry
  • Waterside bar/restaurant , ‘The Boat That Rocks’
  • 24-hour manned CCTV security and electronic pontoon gates
  • 320T and 50T travel hoists
  • Extensive storage ashore
  • Dry storage and dry berthing
  • Fuel berth with petrol and diesel
  • 470 space car park
  • Pump out facility
  • Free internet cafe
  • Recycling facilities

The Boat That Rocks

The Boat that rocks restaurantFantastic waterside location overlooking Portland Marina

  • Enjoy panoramic views of Portland Harbour and the Jurassic Coast beyond
  • Food served from midday onwards including light lunches, afternoon teas, fresh coffee and cakes
  • Exciting restaurant menu with daily seafood specials
  • Extensive wine list, real ales and long drinks to suit all moods
  • Open 7 days a week with breakfast served at weekends from 8am – 11.30am
  • Great children’s menu – families welcome

For bookings please call 01305 823000


Marina information

Training facilities – Portland Marina is recognised by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games as an official London 2012 pre-Games training camp venue for overseas athletes.

Marina reception – The marina office is manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Normal office hours are from 8am – 9pm. The office number is 08454 30 2012.

Security – There are berthing staff in attendance 24 hours a day. A CCTV system is also being set up to continuously monitor the marina and its shore-side areas. A card will be issued to permanent berth holders giving access to the car park, pontoons, washrooms and laundry. There will also be a coded keypad system at the main pedestrian gate and an intercom system at all gates.

Toilets and showers – Portland Marina has extensive high quality showers and washroom facilities, including a baby changing unit and accessible/family washroom, all located in the main marina building

Electricity – All berths are supplied with a metered electrical point.

Water – The water supplies on the pontoons are all potable and are checked regularly for water quality.

Gas – Gas is available from the on-site chandlery during normal working hours. The chandlery is operated by Bussells Yacht Chandlers and can be contacted on 01305 785633 or info@bussells.co.uk

Fuel – The marina has its own fuel berth supplying petrol and diesel. All Dean & Reddyhoff berth holders receive a discount on fuel sales at Portland Marina.

Waste and recycling – All the following materials can be recycled at Portland Marina:

  • Cardboard
  • Paper (including newspapers & magazines)
  • Cans – all types
  • Glass
  • Plastic bottles
  • All types of plastic packaging (including carrier bags & food containers)
  • Fruit juice and milk cartons
  • Foil
  • Telephone directories

There is also an area set aside for the recycling of waste engine oil, oil filters and batteries. Please ask at reception for details.

Internet access – Three PCs are available for use free of charge in the marina reception area during normal office hours. Wireless broadband internet access will also be available sooon, provided by BT OpenZone.

Laundry – Laundry facilities are located in the main marina building.


Slipway – The slipway adjacent to the marina is controlled by the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy. For charges please  call the sailing academy on 01305 866000.

Portland Marina dry berthing

Portland Marina Dry Stack

Dry berthing offers a convenient, secure and cost-effective alternative to marina berthing.

Not only will it save you money on mooring fees – it’s better for your boat too. Using dry stack can cut maintenance costs and help maintain your boat’s residual value.

With unlimited launching on demand, (minimum 1 hour notice) 7 days a week, you’re also guaranteed maximum enjoyment on the water with minimum hassle on shore.

Portland Marina’s  dry berthing is the only one of its kind in Weymouth & Portland, giving unrivalled access to the sheltered waters of Portland Harbour and the beautiful bays and anchorages of the Jurassic World Heritage Coast.

Why choose Portland Marina?

  • Portland has the UK’s largest marine forklift – meaning we can dry berth bigger boats than any other marina
  • Unlimited launching
  • 24-hour manned security
  • Highly experienced staff
  • Instant access to one of the best boating locations in northern Europe
  • Luxurious washrooms and changing facilities
  • Comfortable reception area with free internet cafe
  • “The Boat That Rocks” on site bar and restaurant
  • Extensive car parking
  • Competitive rates
  • Undercover dry stack. Building planned as a future development

How does berthing  work?

  • Simply call ahead to let the marina know when you would like your boat launched
  • A member of staff will move your boat from the dry berth area into the water so it is ready for you to use
  • When you have finished for the day, we will return your boat to the dry stack for you

Rates for April 2012 – March 2013

Rates are per metre per year, including unlimited lifts

Boat length

5 – 7.9m

8 – 9.9m

10m & over

Annual rate

£360 per metre

£385 per metre

POA per metre

Boatyard services

Portland Marina Boat Hoist

The new Portland Marina Boatyard offers lift out and storage ashore for vessels up to 320T. With the very latest equipment, highly experienced staff and round the clock security, at Portland your boat is in safe hands.

Why choose Portland Marina?

1. State of teh art equipment

  • The UK’s largest travel hoist and largest marine forklift
  • Purpose built 50T and 320T hoist docks
  • All new machinery
  • Custom made motorboat stands and cradles, providing safe storage ashore for yachts up to 75ft.

2. Excellent facilities

  • Extensive dry storage area
  • 24-hour manned security
  • Power and water supply
  • Luxurious washrooms and changing facilities

3. Full service

  • Bring in your boat at a time convenient to you and simply leave it safely in the marina for the next available lift
  • The boat can be lifted and launched without you being there, leaving your time free for maintenance – and sailing!
  • Pressure washing service available
  • Many additional services such as rigging, cleaning, electronics and engineering available on site

4. Very competitive rates

  • Storage ashore from just 44p per metre per day Full price list
  • Six weeks free storage ashore and discounted lift out for all Dean & Reddyhoff berth holders

Marina Map

Portland Marina Map

Contact Details

Portland Marina
Osprey Quay

Tel: 08454 30 2012
Fax: 08451 80 2012
Email: berths@portlandmarina.co.uk


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