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Spring is in the air!
The sun came out early this year and it’s great to see a real buzz of activity in and around the marina. With most boats now back in the water and the evenings getting lighter and longer, boating is definitely back on the agenda.

We’ve been busy preparing the marina with major dredging work around M and N pontoons successfully completed in readiness for the new season. The dredging has restored both pontoon fairways and every berth to a minimum of 2.5m below Chart Datum. In addition, the busy areas at the marina entrance and in front of the hoist bay have also been dredged to maintain good depth.

WATCH how we dredge the marina...

It has been a year since we opened the new luxury washrooms and fully refurbished Haven Restaurant, and what a great year it’s been! The facilities have been a real hit and look as good today as the day they opened.

Luxury New Facilities

The Haven Restaurant has also had a very busy year and has just launched its new summer menu... Can we tempt you?

Haven Bar and Restaurant

WE NEED YOUR HELP!  Please vote for Lymington Yacht Haven to WIN Marina of the Year 2016
Your marina team

Voting for the 2016 Marina Of The Year Awards is now open. As a Five Gold Anchor marina, we’re in the running for the UK COASTAL MARINA category and we’d really appreciate your support! Please can you vote for Lymington Yacht Haven online here: www.which-marina.com/MOTY

You'll need to select the UK COASTAL MARINA category and you'll find us in the drop down list. You don’t have to enter a comment to submit your vote, but if there is something in particular you would like to say about your favourite marina, please share your views on the voting form. It would be a real boost for the team if we were to win this year. Thanks for your continued support!

Earn money from your berth
The perfect location for your boat

Due to the high occupancy levels at the marina, if you’re planning to come in as a visitor we recommend you book as early as possible, and this applies to booking a table at the popular Haven Restaurant too.

If you’re a berth holder and going away, please remember to tell us when, so we can use your berth for visitors and we will refund you 50% of the visitor income we receive. We will always ensure your berth is clear by midday on the day of your return.

To book a visitor berth, or to let us know when your berth will be available, simply call the Haven Masters on 01590 677071.

Lifting & Launching
The best boatyard on the south coast

The hoist is running flat out to keep up with demand. Please ensure you contact sharon@lymingtonyachthaven.com at the earliest possible opportunity to book your slot and discuss your specific requirements.

FREE storage ashore started for berth holders on May 1st and we will be running a special offer on bargain lift & scrubs again at just £13.50 per metre.

Find out more about our boatyard services

News from around the marina
Marina news

Looking for the perfect picnic spot?
We’re in the process of tidying up and landscaping the BBQ area at the bottom end of the berth holders’ car park. Overlooking the marina and the marshes beyond, this tranquil spot will be equipped with BBQ and seating, and should be ready for berth holders and visitors to use by the end of May, depending on how quickly the grass grows! This facility will be free, but please book through the marina office on 01590 677071 to ensure availability.

Need a Bike or Electric Car Hire to explore your surroundings?
With the marina situated on the edge of the New Forest National Park and adjacent to the 500-acre Lymington to Keyhaven nature reserve, we’re pleased to continue to offer bikes, electric bikes and an electric car for hire from the marina all year round. This has become a popular way for our visitors and berth holders to explore these wonderful surroundings.

Your Best Shot – Photo Competition
Now the sun’s come out, don’t forget there’s a free month’s berthing up for grabs if you win our 2015 Photo Competition. We’d love to see your best shots capturing you and your friends enjoying the marina or out and about on the water. Please send us your favourite sunny day marina pictures or fast-paced, action sailing shots to rupert@yachthavens.com. The competition will run through to the middle of September 2015. Take a look at some of the recent entries.
ROLL ON SUMMER… with a great line up of events on the Solent
The Solent hosts some of the finest sailing events in the world

June 27th will see thousands of sailors, including many Yacht Havens’ berth holders, take part in the world-famous Round the Island Race, and there’s a chance to see Ben Ainslie’s BAR team and other America’s Cup contenders racing the AC45 catamarans off Southsea between July 23rd and 26th.

At the marina, we’ll be hosting an evening of dancing, eating and drinking for our Berth Holders’ Summer Party on September 12th to coincide with this year’s Lymington Classic Regatta. Further details will be sent out nearer the time, but get the date in your diary for now!

Join us for some of the highlight events of the summer...


It looks like it’s going to be another great summer at the Yacht Haven, and we look forward to seeing you at the marina.



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