Cruiser Destination Info - 2022last updated Jun 22

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Bembridge SP 5/22

June Jubilee Special offer

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"Celebration Special Offer From Sunday 15th May to the end of June we’re offering 10% off on all online mid-week bookings (Sunday to Thursday inc, excluding the Bank Holiday on Thursday 2nd June). To claim the discount you just need to use the Discount Code JUBILEE when you book. This offer is available for ONLINE BOOKINGS ONLY and is subject to berthing availability".

Studland SP 5/22 NO anchoring zone Phase 2 begins on June 17 2022. Only 10 eco-moorings are in place and there are no buoys marking out the restricted area.
Beaulieu River SP 5/22


pre book marina berths. Only the bottom H pontoon is available for visitors. Ie the one with fuel and just before the crane so space is limited 

Pre book marina berths @£4.50/m a night. Call up on Ch 68 when approaching. Arrive after 12:00, leave before noon. Anchoring between red navigation posts 20-22 only @ £10/night. Visitors swinging moorings up river from Needs Ore have yellow pick up buoys with black V@£2:50/m a night. Need a dinghy to get up river.Good info in their online booklet

Bembridge CS 22 Finger pontoons no rafting
Advise pre booking
Brixham BP 21 No visitor berths, use annual spaces vacated. Call ahead and they will monitor spaces. ??? Can anchor outside, but keep away from main channel due to fishing boats
Cowes Folly Inn CS 22 no problems 

Cowes Shepherds

SH 21
Quiet noisy - has ladies showers 5/10
Dartmouth / Dittisham BP 21 Back to normal -just turn up! Showers/Loos near Quay/ Ham recreational ground open RDYC busy in Julybut may fit in small patries. DYC offer is limited. Mac at DYC suggests thinking a good 2 weeks ahead generally in Dartmouth (Excellent M&S Food hall)
Fowey BP 21 Harbour working as normal -just turn up Fowey Gallant SC needs 2 weeks notice for dinner bookings 07936 217551
Gosport TA June-21 Booked on phone and paid on arrival
Haslar Marina CS Jun 22 Office is now sited across road in industrial site. Old office being refurbished into restaurant 

6/22 lightship restaurant has just reopened

Gosport ferry to Portsmouth operates up to 23.00

Newtown Creek BP 21 Just turn up New Inn Shalfeet opened April 22 
Plymouth BP 21 Booking required in all marinas ow -all full due to increased boat sales. "Some new sailors are being pulled over by the NAVY launches because they do not understand the rules of the road
Poole Harbour









Wych Channel -yellow PHC moorings. Some with NO STROP


£24.50 per night from Poole Quay Yacht haven . Can use PQBH facilities and free water taxi included

They take visitors when members berth are free -full facilities including restaurant.But advance enquiry essential

Anchorage at Brownsea (far end)

Port Hamble Marina DH 21 Pre booking advised - no cancellation charge-pay on arrival ??? Restaurant on site. Strong currents through marina
Portland BP 21 Best to book -taking 18 a day - will Terry to fit you in.Fuel / water available

Anchoring ok in harbour with restrictions. Coves Pub (chesil beach) - outside and first come first served . Boat that Rocks (Marina) 10 days notice for w/e but day before in mid week

Ryde cs 22 June ryde marina is open and welcoming visitors.we are not currently taking bookings but if you radio in on 80 when you approach we can find a berth for your boat and meet you there.if any questions 01983613879
Salcombe BP 21 Back to normal,just turn up ??? No responses from Fortesque Arms: Crab shed fully booked through July
Studland Anchorage


Bankes Arm first come first served -test and trace on operation - internet booking
Studland Anchorage







Red mooring buoys inshore - large hooks NO STROPS

New moorings

Many moorings marked as unsafe with yellow tags

New (free) 10 ton eco-moorings are being laid is ongoing and there are currently 6 installed. They have a large triangular ring on the top but are quite low and you may need to feed rope through. First moorings are very close to the southern cliff face

Torquay BP 21 No visitors berths -full anyway. Possible vacant berth .. but they are taking bookings 7 days ahead ????
Weymouth BP 21 Booking required (7 days ahead for rally) no advance payment ???? In 2022 Plans to move berths to town side (starboard as you enter) so closer to facilities / harbour office
Weymouth SP 21 Prebook C12 when entering when light Green over White are spotted on South Pier Head

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10m or less berthed on S side in the COVE (non fins) Prepare to raft for info and Lulworth firing range

Yarmouth PC May-21 ON approach call C68 giving loa Pre book as they are getting booked up well in advance.
Don’t forget option of visitors mooring outside CS 23/7/21 38 moorings £10 taxi ticket gives you 24hrs use for boat
Yarmouth TA Jun-21 They will now book a rally min 5 boats