By sea or by land, come and visit
Deacons Marina, Bridge Road, Bursledon, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 8AZ.
Enter the Hamble river, keeping a listening watch on VHF Ch 68 'Hamble Harbour Radio'. The speed limit is 6 knots.
The Hamble can be very busy with a wide variety of craft, so please keep a good watch. Beware boats exiting the marinas across the channel. You can sail in the river, but your engine must be instantly available and sails ready to be lowered should the fairway become busy.
Beware tidal currents in the river, which can run at 3 knots. Take extra care when crossing the current or leaving and departing your berth. Please arrange your arrival and departure for slack water.
Tide times. Note that Bursledon has a double high tide, with a second high approximately 2 hours after the first. The second high is slightly lower.
Bursledon tide times:
Hamble river information: