Brighton Marina, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
General - Brighton Marina is located on the coast of East Sussex off the English Channel in the south of England. With 1300 berths it is one of the largest marinas in the United Kingdom. The facility offers berths, moorings, boat yard and a storage operation.
Open - All year round.
Hours - Not known.
Arrival out of hours - Not known.
Formalities - Not known.
VHF Ch - 37, 80
Call sign - Brighton Marina
Position - 50º 48' N 000º 05' W
Charts, Pilots & Cruising Guides - See the following link for UK Charts
Reference port -
Mean time differences - HW: minutes ± ; LW: minutes ±
Heights in metres -
Depths at MLW - Not known.
Protection/Shelter - OK
Approach and Entrance - Brighton Marina is fortunate in having no off-lying dangers in the way of sand or rocks. The approach is therefore straightforward. By day, the Marina is not difficult to identify, being located at the eastern end of the town at a point where the White Cliffs and Brighton seafront meet. A conspicuous white apartment block lies on the cliff road above the Marina. At night, the breakwater lights can be lost in the general background lighting, although a high intensity lamp fitted to the sector Light (GP F1 W&R4 every 20 secs.) with a range of 10 miles has greatly improved this. There are several racing buoys located off the Marina. The closest, a yellow spar buoy (F1.Y.4 sec.), is stationed two cables south of the harbour entrance. The sewer outfall off Portobello (F1.Y.5 sec.) is the only other lit buoy in the immediate area. However, a good look-out should be kept for unlit fishing buoys and markers which may be laid up to half a mile offshore. The two Brighton piers carry fixed red lights. The facility can be entered in all states of tide.
Berths & Moorings - 1500 berths. It is not known if reservations can be made.
Maximum length - 60m.
Water - On the pontoons.
Electric - On the pontoons.
Fuel - Petrol & Diesel.
Weather forecast - Not known.
Security - 24 hour CCTV.
Internet Access - Wi-Fi coverage.
Other Marina Facilities, Services & Supplies - Yacht Broker. Toilets. Showers. Laundry.
Boatyard Facilities & Services - Lifting dock. 60 tonne travel hoist. Mobile crane. Engine Repairs. Winter Storage. Rigging Service. Shipwright. Sail loft. Capstan Manufacturer. Marine Electronics Company.
Shopping and Provisions - Most provisions can be obtained in Brighton.
Bank or ATM - Not known.
Chandlers or Ships' Store - On site.
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Butane/Camping Gaz//Propane - Not known.
Ice - Not known.
Eating Out - There are restaurants and bars at the marina. Other restaurants close to the marina.
Local Bus Service -
Intercity Bus Service -
Car Rental -
Train Service -
Water Taxi -
Ferry Service -
Local Area -
Sporting & Recreational Facilities - David Lloyd fitness centre.
Sightseeing - Brighton is an attractive town with its piers and handsome Regency squares and crescents. Eastbourne is noted for its seafront esplanade and gardens.
Museums and Cultural Attractions - Brighton is home to the famous Royal Pavilion which was completed in 1787 as a residence for the then Prince of Wales, later King George IV. It was purchased by Brighton in 1850 and the Royal Pavilion now houses a museum. The nearby Pavilion stables have been converted into a concert hall.
An art gallery and several theatres are also located in Eastbourne.
Conservation Projects -
Special Events -
Children's Stuff -
Other - Eight screen cinema. Hotel with a casino.
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