A one-stop shop for yachtsmen and visiting boat owners
The marine business
network, Gosport Marine Scene, has launched its new website at
The aim is to provide yachtsmen, visiting boat owners and businesses with a one-click route to all
the facilities and information they need in the marine town of
Using the latest in responsive
design, the site can be accessed on mobiles, tablets and laptops with full
definition and detail.
The site offers practical information, from a live tidal and meteorology feed, repair
and emergency services, to information about the port authority regulations for
navigating the harbour entrance.
The berthing and marina contacts are listed,
along with the huge diversity of specialist services on the sheltered western
shore of Portsmouth Harbour.
With the boat taken care
of it’s the crew’s turn. Whether they are looking for a good meal after a long
crossing, a well-earned drink, a haircut or a bed that doesn’t roll, the
website and its links show where to find them.
sheltered location directly adjacent to the Solent makes it excellent as a
permanent base or a jumping-off point for longer voyages and races.
The town boasts more
than 2,400 berths and moorings and a 24-mile waterfront ringed with marinas,
slips, yards, riggers and sailmakers.
Plus a wide range of
chain and independent shops, plus
four town centre supermarkets a few hundred metres from the waterfront.
‘A valuable tool’
Ben Lippiett of Haslar
Marina, said: ‘Visiting yachtsmen
to Gosport now have a valuable tool at their fingertips whether they need an
overnight stop at one of our town’s marinas, or a more lengthy stay.
find excellent dining in our waterfront restaurants and unique fast-food
outlets and our wealth of naval history at the Submarine Museum and Explosion
Museum of Naval Firepower.
‘Just across the water in Portsmouth are transport
links to London, as well as shopping for brands and exotic nightlife in