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short stay:
not offered

up to 12m: £10

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65T, 20T



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About the Marina

The marina was formerly known as the Auto marine Boatyard before its present owners took it over in 1900. its a pleasant, froindly family run marina which over the past 21 years has seen a continued stream of investment to renovate this 27-acre site which has now evolved to become one of the leading Marinas on the River Medway. The family business also includes a brokerage based in Rochester which specialises in Dutch Tjalks whih have proven to be very popular in the UK. The riverside marina has some 1000m of quayside moorings, 650m of fully services half tide pontoons and over 950m of fully floating pontoons. It also have three dry docks capable of taking vessles up to 40m LOA. Due to the Rochester and the Medway Bridges the marina only receives motorboats - the most upstream marina for yachts being Chatham or the Victory Moorings.
The Medway is tidal as far as Allington lock which is operated by Lock-keepers. The nine locks above Allington may be operated by captain or crew. Tonbridge, some forty miles up the river from Sheerness, marks the end of the of the navigable section of the river. From here it is only possible to proceed by rowing boat of canoe.

The marina is right on the door step of the Cuxton Rail Station which connections all over Kent and into London via Rochester. Cuxton itself has a pub at the corner of Station Rd and a decent Co-op store along Bush Rd, about a 10min walk from the marina. At the corner of Station Rd there's also a bus stop with regular service to Rochester and Maidstone. The converted pleasure boat 'The Rochester Queen' which is moored on the marina campus is being refurbished and unfortunatley will no longer be trading as a restaurant and will concentrate its business on functions instead.

Marina Approaches

Enter the River Medway off Garrison Pt (Sheerness) and follow the buoyed channel all the way past Rochester and under the M2 road bridge where you find the Port Medway Marina a few cables further on. Port Medway is the first of the two marina on the starboard side.

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