10 Nov 2023

Top 10 historical sites around the River Crouch

Fambridge Yacht Haven's unique location on the River Crouch offers a fascinating glimpse into the past. From ancient castles to medieval ruins. Because of the Yacht Haven's easterly spot, proximity to the River Thames and the topography of the land, this region has drawn the attention of many a royal and witnessed many significant historical events over the years.

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09 Aug 2023

Elevating the dining experience

In partnership with The Bar Restaurant, we're delighted to have installed new lift access to the popular eatery at Neyland Yacht Haven with new accessible facilities coming soon.

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06 Aug 2023

Winter Top Tips for Boat Owners

Whether you bring your boat ashore for the winter, or you decide to leave her afloat, there are a number of steps to take to ensure your boat stays in tiptop condition.

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19 Jun 2023

Trust celebrates ten years at Largs

It is ten years since Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust opened their Scottish base at Largs Yacht Haven. Trust CEO Frank Fletcher looks back on the decision to bring to Trust to the Firth of Clyde.

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18 May 2023

Piling Works Complete

Our contractors, GPS Macs, have made great progress with our piling project at Fambridge Yacht Haven and we're delighted to announce the successful completion of the works, three weeks ahead of schedule!

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27 Sep 2022

Troon awarded Marina Of The Year prize

The award for the Ayrshire marina comes after a sustained period of investment in new facilities including a berth holder lounge, upgraded laundrette and the opening of the new marina hotel, The Salt Lodge.

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29 Jun 2022

Getting to know The Island Trust

You may have seen the three traditional boats of The Island Trust come and go out into Plymouth Sound and beyond from the outskirts of the marina we thought that you might be interested to find out more about the work of the charity.

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22 Jun 2022

John completes charity cycle

During June, cyclists from all walks of life are joining forces to undertake the Largs to Cowes Brighter Futurs Cycle Challenge for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.

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24 May 2022

Troon welcomes MSP

MSP for Ayr, Prestwick and Troon visited the Yacht Haven to meet the team and see first-hand the recent investment in the marina and Salt Lodge hotel.

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10 Feb 2022

The Fife Regatta returns for 2022

After a postponement of two years the 5th Fife Regatta will return in 2022 with the support of Richard Mille. It will be the largest gathering of Fife Yachts since the event started in 1998.

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10 Jan 2022

Royal Lymington Yacht Club celebrate centenary

Many of “the great and the good” lived in Lymington and were members of the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes, but they wanted their own Club on their home river. That year, Major Cyril Potter and his friends got together at Potter’s house, near the ferry terminal, to form the Club.

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21 Oct 2021

Life onboard SY Jasper

SY Jasper Blog - read the fourth instalment from onboard SY Jasper as Steve & Inga give their top tips about life onboard, working onboard and discovering the scenic Hampshire town of Lymington.

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01 Oct 2021

Dolphins in Alum Bay

A few very lucky Lymington Yacht Haven berth holders were treated to a unique sight while enjoying an end-of-season anchorage in Alum Bay on the Isle of Wight.

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29 Jul 2021

New sailing project launches at Largs for young people affected by lockdown

The Our Isles and Oceans mission statement is ‘Youth Opportunity and Professional Development for Sustainable Livelihoods’ and intends on, through the vehicle of sport and business, highlighting the importance of a sustainable future for the next generation through activities and partnerships with sustainable organisations and enterprises.

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11 May 2021

Important COVID-19 Update

We want to reassure you, our Haven Teams and modern security systems remain in place to maintain safety and security across all of our sites and to take care of your boats.

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30 Apr 2021

Respect The Destination

As lockdown continues to be eased across Scotland, a joint plea has been made by marine tourism and groups for boaters and water users to have full consideration and respect for the destinations they plan to visit.

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09 Apr 2021

Spring Berthing Offers

This spring at Troon Yacht Haven, we want to make it as easy as possible for everyone - no matter what size of vessel they sail - to enjoy these incredible moments.

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04 Dec 2020

Wild Adventures around Troon

Ayrshire and Arran’s seas, skies and shores are home to a huge range of incredible wildlife. Troon Yacht Haven is the perfect base to set sail for an unforgettable wild adventure!

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23 Nov 2020

Mud, mud, glorious mud

In a pioneering scheme, dubbed a national trial for future regeneration projects, Lymington Yacht Haven joined forces with Lymington Harbour Commissioners (LHC) to work on significantly reducing marsh erosion through Beneficial Use of Dredged Material.

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11 Nov 2020

Largs Superheroes

Largs Yacht Haven will play a pivotal role in restoring native wild oyster populations along our treasured part of the UK’s coastline.

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27 Oct 2020

New helm for Nick Cox Chandlers

The retailer has been owned and operated by Matt and Liz Evans since 2005. It took its name from the previous owner and legendary Lymington figure Nick Cox who ran the business from 1985 until his death, and the Nick Cox name will continue.

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26 Oct 2020

New Ownership at Euroyachts

Following negotiations which started in 2019 on the 22nd of October 2020 for the first time in 55 years Euroyachts ceased to be owned by a member of the Scott family.

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16 Sep 2020

Haven Master Asher completes RNLI Training

For over 50 years an inshore lifeboat at Lymington has covered an area of the western Solent. The Lymington RNLI Inshore lifeboat station was formed out of an independent service previously run by the local sailing clubs.

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28 Jul 2020

New hotel opens at Troon Yacht Haven

The Salt Lodge at Troon Yacht Haven opens for guests. The ten room apart-hotel offers the perfect staycation destination with ten suites, all equipped with one or two bedrooms, kitchenette and stunning views over the Yacht Haven and the Firth of Clyde.

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11 Mar 2020

Lymington Boat Club expands for 2020

Arriving in spring 2020, a brand new Axopar 28 T-Top with all new features will join the fleet, which already includes a Merry Fisher 695, Scorpion 875 RIB, Gemini 650 RIB and an Axopar 28.

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03 Feb 2020

The Bridge celebrates 10 years

Opened by Lesley and Bruce Brunning in 2010, the Brunnings family have built an outstanding eatery at Plymouth Yacht Haven. Run alongside their other venue, Turtley Corn Mill, The Bridge occupies a stunning waterside spot overlooking the marina.

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01 Jan 2020

Electricity Cable Troubleshooting

Our Haven Team are on-site 24/7 so please do not hesitate to come to the marina office for some free, impartial advice, or if you're experiencing any issues. We'll be happy to help and/or recommend some local marine electronics experts to provide you with any further assistance.

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30 Nov 2019

Putting old fenders to good use

Here's a story to warm your hearts this December... During a cold and wet winter’s day, Plymouth Yacht Haventook a call from Twycross Zoo, a conservation charity and zoological park in Warwickshire.

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