Base guides

In this section:

1.       Hamble

2.       Lymington

3.       Plymouth

4.       Windsor


Our main base at Port Hamble Marina places you at the heart of the South Coast’s boating scene. With easy access at all states of tide to the central Solent and an array of great destinations, it’s easy to see why the river Hamble is widely regarded as the capital of UK boating.

With recently renovated on-site marina facilities, and a wide choice of bars and restaurants just a few minutes’ walk away in Hamble village, Port Hamble marina is the perfect base from which to explore, relax and unwind on our fleet of boats.


A charming Georgian market town with a rich maritime history offers an abundance of things to do on and off the water. Explore the Western Solent and beyond to the Jurassic coastline of Dorset, enjoy crew suppers in the charming pubs of the cobbled old town or head out and enjoy the beauty of the New Forest national park.

Lymington Yacht Haven Marina is accessible at all states of tides with brand new state-of-the-art luxury washrooms and laundry facilities with 24 hour access.


Queens Anne’s Battery in the heart of Plymouth, is ideally located to make the most of the superb cruising grounds of the Devon and Cornish coasts. The beauty of the rivers Fal and Fowey are great options if heading West, whilst the wonderful towns of Salcombe and Dartmouth are an easy day sail to the East, offering access to the beautiful Kingsbridge Estuary and River Dart.

The marina offers excellent facilities including cafés, bars, restaurants, ample support facilities and the Royal Western Yacht Club, which welcomes not just members but all visiting yachtsmen.


Windsor Marina lies in a pretty garden setting, with a large river frontage and is one of the most attractive marinas on the Thames. Upstream, you have the culinary delights at Bray and a host of historical towns such as Henley. Downstream, and with more time, the Thames is navigable as far as Oxford.

Windsor marina offers extensive facilities and services on site as well as fuel, enabling you to fill up as and when you need.

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