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Harbours: Each harbour (NOT JUST marinas) has full sailing directions, free charts, and photo galleries. All mooring options are covered, including: prices, local facilities, provisioning, launching places, pubs and dining. Plus 7 day weather and tide times. Interactivity Logged in visitors can leave comments and information.
Access from the menu on the left, Click here to browse through all harbours New: Access them via Google Earth if you have it installed.
Online Charts: Enjoy what you see on this website ? Join us ! A one off payment of £25 gets you permanent membership. Access 1667 "Full Screen" charts online, on PC, Mac or iPad. Use for planning and research. UK, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Belgium, W.Med, Atlantic, Caribbean, Brazil etc.
Lay UK/Irish charts over Google earth satellite imagery with variable transparency, 3D, "head up" view. Really see how things are ! Look at what you get in the "Members Only" area...Click HERE
"Charts for SeaClear UK/IRL" at £29.50 is without a doubt the cheapest way for you to get 800+charts plus tried and tested chart plotter software (AIS and GPS compatible) ...all in one easy to use package that will turn multiple PCs/ laptops (and also Android tablets) into a real time chartplotters. Jan 2014 edition now available with charts dated 20th Dec 2013 and 2014 tide tables built in. International areas inc. Netherlands and Belgium & Spain and Portugal are available on USB dongle ONLY, see HERE
Prefer OpenCPN navigation software ? 2014 Chart editions now available on USB from £39.50: Click Here
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Tide Times: HW & LW. For the first time ever on the web... Proper 2014 monthly tide tables, NOT just the next 7 days predictions. Daily tide times, month by month Jan to Dec, 400 UK & Ireland locations. Useful for any coastal or waterborne activity, and prepared using licensed data. Yachtsmen and Boaters no more working out secondary port times... just look them up here. Browse your area for long range tide tables: South of England East England Scotland West of England, Wales and IoM Ireland Channel Isles
Android chart plotter: Android tablets with the RIGHT app can make a great stand alone chart plotting system.. self contained with GPS, quick starting, full navigation facilities. We've worked with Ronald Koenig, the developer of the cracking "Marine Navigator" Android app. Now Android charts are bundled with our best selling "Charts for SeaClear" DVDs for free. Up to 4 Android activations allowed. App costs about £5.50 from Play Store. NEW 2014 edition available as Android only download £7.99 members/£14.99 non members
Marine Business Directory: Our Directory lists almost 4000 marine businesses, search by area, harbour, category, or any mixture of these. Access from the individual harbour pages or browse all The Business Directory
Videos ..."gems" in here inclucing a very Non PC video of nautical mishaps, amateurs and professionals making catastrophic mistakes. Click for Videos
Articles: A good selection of articles covering subjects ranging from anchoring to the weather. Long range tide tables, information about this site, products, plus lots more. Click for Articles
For basic data on harbours we do not cover, we recommend trying ports-and-harbours (www.ports.org.uk) which gives contact details and photos covering 700 UK locations.
Finally, we are very approachable and easy to get hold of. We answer you emails and phone calls promptly...( 01983 567866 OR adminATvisitmyharbour.com) here's a selection of the type of enquiries we get and answer cheerfully.. You SAID.. we SAID
Harbour Control VHF 12 tel no 01624 686628
Inner Harbour Office tel no 01624 686923
Douglas Bay Yacht Club tel no 01624 673965
Douglas Harbour is situated at the South end of sweeping Douglas Bay. Douglas itself is the capital of the Isle of Man and has been a very popular holiday resort since Victorian times. Approaching from the sea you could be coming into Weymouth, Bridlington or any of a number of similar Victorian seaside towns; broad sandy beach backed by a wide promenade and behind that tall nineteenth century houses which have been converted into apartments, hotels, B&Bs and interspersed with amusement arcades and souvenir shops; it’s all here, risqué postcards, Isle of Man rock, T-shirts and fish and chips!! (For amusements and diversions see our section on Entertainment below)
As well as being a holiday resort, by reason of its independent status, the Isle of Man is well known as a tax haven for the well heeled, has a very busy financial district in the middle of the town and the island is “home” to quite a few well known people. On top of this, situated in the middle of the Irish Sea with sea connections to England, Ireland and Scotland the island has an amazing mix of dialects during the summer as young men & women from all these areas flock here for work; you’ll be amazed at the number of Irish accents you come across. ... read more