Yachting Destination: Gosport Marina

Immediate access to the cruising grounds of the Solent, first-class Berth Holder facilities and endless entertainment on your doorstep at Port Solent and Gunwharf Quays; it’s no wonder so many people choose to keep their boat at Gosport Marina.

Located just inside the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour and set against the backdrop of the City’s famous Historic Dockyard, Gosport Marina enjoys a superb setting.

Family friendly and popular with motor cruisers, Gosport Marina offers 24/7 easy access to the Solent, not to mention the opportunity to experience all the delights of cruising on the South Coast.

What’s more, Premier Marinas has launched an exciting new scheme that offers its annual Berth Holders at Gosport and Port Solent marinas the freedom to berth at either destination for any length of stay, providing that their boat can be accommodated. This is in addition to the 42 free visitor nights at other Premier marinas, already on offer as part of the Premier Advantage scheme.

Besides experiencing life at both marinas; for Gosport Berth Holders there is an additional bonus of being able to take advantage of Port Solent’s impressive boatyard and extensive storage ashore, as well as the option to spend winter in the shelter of a locked marina.

Cruising Destinations

For those seeking a day’s cruise, anywhere within the Solent is within close reach. From Gosport Marina, head towards Premier’s Chichester Marina where you can explore the delights of the natural harbour, even Premier’s Brighton and Sovereign Harbour marinas are just a short cruise away. While the joys of Yarmouth, Beaulieu, Cowes and Newtown Creek are all on your doorstep. For those who want to venture further afield, Portsmouth Harbour is a great starting point for Cherbourg which is a 12-hour cruise away.

When it’s time to relax aboard your boat at Gosport, you’ll enjoy watching Portsmouth’s busy maritime activity pass by – from naval warships and aircraft carriers, to tall ships and smaller craft.

Back on dry land, spend time absorbing Gosport’s rich maritime history and fantastic local attractions. Portsmouth and the Naval Dockyards house HMS Victory, Warrior and the Mary Rose. The National Museum of the Royal Navy is also close by and well worth a visit.

Across the water, Gunwharf Quays; with the awe-inspiring Spinnaker Tower offers a huge range of restaurants and pubs. But if you fancy a bite to eat or drink close to your boat, The Boat House Café at Gosport Marina is an excellent choice.

Owned and operated by Premier Marinas, Gosport Marina has gradually expanded over the years to the extent that it can now accommodate 500 boats, with berths available for vessels up to 100ft. With spacious fairways and berths, there is plenty of room for manoeuvring your boat within the marina.

Gosport Marina offers a full range of onsite services, including a handy fuel bay which sells diesel and unleaded petrol. There is ample parking onsite, as well as water and electricity on the pontoons, a launderette, showers and WiFi.

The marina also offers quality boatyard services and there are many marine services on hand to help you with your boat maintenance. Not to mention two chandlers, You Boat and Arthur’s Chandlery within a few minutes’ walk.

Gosport simply can’t be beaten for location, customer service and facilities. It is both a great starting point for your boating adventures in the Solent and beyond, and a fantastic place to return to.

Contact Gosport Marina:

Telephone: 023 9252 4811

VHF Channel: 80

gosport@premiermarinas.com

www.premiermarinas.com