Taking advantage of its prime locations in popular sailing grounds, ABP boasts four outstanding, modern marinas at its Ports of Ipswich, Lowestoft, Fleetwood, and Southampton.
Town Quay Marina, Southampton
Located in the Port of Southampton in the heart of the UK's most popular cruising destination, Town Quay Marina offers 126 annual berths and boasts 24-hour, 365-days-a-year berthing assistance and security. Fully-serviced berths with water and electricity are available, together with sought-after city centre parking and WiFi. The marina is accessible at all states of the tide, and shower and launderette facilities are provided shore side.
The marina has recently benefitted from substantial investment to improve the facilities both on the water and onshore.
Ipswich Haven Marina
Opened in 2000, Ipswich Haven Marina is the award=winning 320 berth facility situated in the Wet Dock at the Port of Ipswich. Standing at the head of the River Orwell, the Five Gold Anchor-rated marina is equipped with a host of facilities, including washing and laundry facilities, as well as a chandlery, boatyard services, and a fuel supplier.
The River Orwell is lined by beautiful, scenic countryside and was voted by the Royal Yachting Association as one of the most picturesque rivers in the country. The cruising area included the rivers Deben, Blackwater, Crouch, and Thames, making Ipswich Haven Marina the ideal base for cruises to destinations such as Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth, Woodbridge, and London. The River Orwell is only a short sail away from mainland Europe, and attracts many sailors from Hollandy, Belgium, Germany, and France.
Lowestoft Haven Marina
Opened in 2003 and now with the benefits of two distinct and separate sites, Lowestoft Haven Marina is rated with Five Gold Anchor status for facilities and services. The School Road site is situated on Lake Loathing which lies less than two nautical miles from the bridge at the Port of Lowestoft and five minutes from Mutford Lock. The Hamilton Dock site is situated within the outer harbour and is ideal for direct access to and from the sea. Both are ideal locations offering easy access for leisure boat users to the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads, as well as the shores of Holland, Belgium, and France.
The 186-berth marina is equipped with a range of facilities, with good quality washing and laundry facilities at both sites. The School Road site also offers gas and diesel, a 70-tonne hoist, storage ashore, undercover storage, a repairs and refits workshop, an onsite broker specialising in Sea Otters, as well as an excellent pub / restaurant. The marina is a popular destination for yacht club rallies, serving as the perfect base for visiting flotillas keen to explore the scenic waterways of East Anglia or as a starting point for mainland Europe.
Fleetwood Haven Marina
Located within a sheltered enclosed dock, the Four Gold Anchor-rated Fleetwood Haven Marina offers 420 fully-serviced berths and a wide range of facilities exclusively for marina users.
The marina is an ideal base from which to cruise Morecambe Bay and the Irish Sea. For those wanting to explore further afield, Fleetwood is well situated for cruising to the Menai Straights and Holyhead. To the north west is the Isle of Man, and to the north along the Cumberland coastline are the marinas of Whitehaven and Maryport.