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Ch 80

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Berthing Rates

short stay:
£8.00 (4hours)

£3.10 per metre

Book a Berth

YHA Rating

not rated


120 berths

Free! 4 nights

marina office

£1, 50p coins

BT Openzone

limited stock

£1 deposit


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About the Marina

This marina is run by Dean & Reddyhoff and its unique 'New England’ styled trading village compliments the 'Millennium Walkway' - a popular promenade walkway from the Submarine Museum to Priddy’s Hard and skirts past the marina. The marina's iconic landmark is the bright green lightship “Mary Mouse ll” which has been refitted into a stylish bar & bistro, with meeting/training rooms, extensive shower and washroom facilities and laundry rooms. A sundowner on the ships upper terrace rewards you with perhaps the finest view of Portsmouth Harbour and the Spinnaker Tower. The Gosport High Street and all its amenities are just a short walk away and the Gosport Ferry can take you across to the shopping and leisure centre of Gunwharf Quays.

Marina Approaches

Portsmouth Harbour is a very busy commercial harbour as well as being a large and important naval base, therefore there are some fairly strict protocols and procedures. The Marina is about 200m beyond the narrows of the harbour entrance - just round the back of Fort Blockhouse, on the port hand side as you arrive. To negotiate the narrows, all vessels under 20m LOA must be under power and must use the ‘Small Boat Channel’ which is 50m wide and runs from the No.4 Bar Buoy (QR) in the south, to Ballast Bank (Fl.R.2.5s) in the north, and keeps all leisure traffic to the west of the main shipping channel. This means staying as close as possible to the red port hand channel buoys, being wary of the Hamilton bank, and at the channels narrowest point you’ll pass just yards from the old HMS Dolphin Wardroom at Fort Blockhouse. At night, the red sector of the Dir WRG light on Fort Blockhouse covers the Small Boat Channel until close to the entrance narrows, after which the red sector of the Dir WRG located just east of Gosport Marina takes you through the final part of the entrance.

At the peak of the ebb tide, little head way can be made at the narrows, so best avoid arriving at these times. Once inside the harbour head straight for the marina entrance and do not wander off to Gunwharf Quays on the Portsmouth side. To do so, you must first call for permission from the Queen’s Harbour Master on VHF Ch 11, and cross north of Ballast Bank at 90° to the main channel and remain 50m of any warship.

The location of the marina is identified by the bright green lightship with HASLAR MARINA clearly marked on its hull in white bold letters. At the marina entrance call VHF Ch 80 or call 02392 601201 for berth enquiries and instructions

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