The Athenaeum Lodge Guest House, Plymouth, Devon is within walking distance of all these marinas, although yacht Haven Marina requires a short ferry trip from the Barbican or that you are a very good swimmer!! So, you've had a hard days sailing and need a nice place to stay. No better place than to stay her at our B&B.
The Shipping Forecast is on Radio 4 at 0048, 0520, 1201 and 1754 (local time). All broadcasts are on LW on 1515m (198 kHz) and some transmissions are on VHF. It gives a summary of gale warnings in force, a general synopsis and area forecasts for specified sea areas around the UK. The radio bulletin also includes the coastal weather reports (0048 and 0536 only).
Sutton Harbour Marina - N 50° 22' W 04° 08'
Drop anchor in Plymouth's Sutton Harbour Marina. A unique location alongside Plymouth's famous and historic Barbican, and just a stroll away from Plymouth Hoe and the thriving City Centre. Base your boat here, and enjoy our great location and fine facilities. Or check out our warm welcome for a day or two on your way along Britain's glorious south coast. With a massive 467 sheltered berths within Sutton Harbour Marina, including West Pier Marina and Guys Quay Marina - you're spoiled for choice. There is a pedestrian swing bridge at the entrance of the lock. Sailing boats should definately wait til the bridge is opened!!
Access to the Harbour is through "Sutton Lock" on VHF Ch12.
For those of you without VHF then you can telephone the Lock keeper on 01752 204732
Sutton Harbour Marina, The Jetty, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, PL4 0DW.
Tel: 01752 204703. Fax: 01752 204693.
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Plymouth Yacht Haven Marina - N 50° 21' W 04° 07'
Situated at the mouth of the river Plym, Plymouth Yacht Haven offers good protection for sailing boats and other craft from the prevailing winds and is within close proximity of Plymouth Sound. This 450 berth marina can accommodate vessels up to 45m in length and 7m draught. Members of staff are on site 24hrs a day to welcome you as a visitor and to serve diesel. 2008 sees the opening of a brand new bar and restaurant offering fine dining, spectacular views and a fantastic atmosphere at the heart of the marina. Within easy access are several coastal walks, a golf course, and health centre with heated swimming pool. The city of Plymouth and historic Barbican are just a short water-taxi ride away. With a 65ton travel hoist, undercover storage, and extensive range of marine services onsite, Plymouth Yacht Haven has the perfect yard for any maintenance required.
Plymouth Yacht Haven, Shaw Way, Mount Batten, Plymouth, Devon,PL9 9XH.
Tel: 01752 404231 Fax: 01752 484177
Queen Anne Battery - N 50° 21' W 04° 07'
Plymouth is well known as a City of the Sea and has played a major role
in seafaring voyages around the world. Queen Anne's Battery (QAB) is
therefore a popular marina with long-term berth holders and many
visitors during the summer months. Offering outstanding facilities for sailing craft and motor cruisers alike, it has 235 permanent berths for
boats up to 18 metres and a visitors' area with alongside pontoon
Besides a chandlery, brokerage and yacht charter, there is a provisions shop selling essential items as well as a café, bar and restaurant. QAB is also home to the Royal Western Yacht Club and many international short-handed yacht races start and finish here, including the single-handed Transatlantic Sailing Race, the Round Britain Race and the finish of the prestigious Rolex Fastnet Race.
Situated in the centre of Plymouth, the marina provides an ideal departure point for those heading across to Brittany or further afield, and there is extensive cruising around Plymouth Sound.
Further west there's plenty to explore in the rivers Fal and Fowey along the rugged Cornish coast. Heading east towards Devon, visit Dartmouth, Torquay and the pretty fishing village of Brixham. The Channel Islands are a popular weekend destination for berth holders from QAB
Queen Annes Battery, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 0LP.
Tel: (01752) 671142. Fax: (01752) 266297
Mayflower Marina - N 50° 21' W 04° 10'
Mayflower marina offers excellent berthing facilities located in the historic naval city of Plymouth, Devon. We take great pride in offering a friendly welcome to visitors and boat owners looking for quality berthing facilities in the South West of England. The marina's location allows boat owners and keen sailors access to fantastic sailing all year round and at all states of the tide. We are independent and owned by shareholders the vast majority being existing berth holders. We place a strong emphasis on customer care and continual investment to improve berth holder and visitor facilities. We know that you will be impressed by the friendly atmosphere and our marina facilities. Please do not hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Sailport Plc, Mayflower Marina, Richmond Walk, Plymouth, Devon PL1 4LS.
Tel::01752 556 633 Fax: 01752 606896