Ships Blog 19th May 2017

3:47 pm

Afternoon all, weather still forecast to be good for the weekend, southwesterlys 3 to 4 and some sunshine through out. Hope you can make it down to the marina to enjoy the weekend and in particular pop in at the office of Shotley Point Yacht Club and talk to them about the RYA Push the Boat Out initiative. Summer Scrubs start the first week of June and are priced as follows, Lift, Scrub and Re Launch £15.00 per metre, Lift, Scrub, Cradle for one week and relaunch £21.50. Offer runs from 5th June to 29th September inclusive and […]

Ships Blog 18th May 2017

1:53 pm
Ferry Approaching Lock

At last a beautiful day here in Harwich Harbour, wind is southerly blowing 8 to 10 knots with a sea breeze developing as the day goes on. Forecast for tomorrow looking a little damp with showers most of the day. The weekend forecast however is alot better with some sunshine and light breezes from the south. Shotley Point Yacht club are running an RYA Push the Boat Out initiative on Saturday 20th. This a day designed to encourage people to come along and try a day out on the water. SPYC will also be running their Crew Poole Day which […]

Ships Blog 10th May 2017

5:15 pm
Smack in the Harbour!

Good aftaernoon and welcome to a glorious day here in the Harbour at Felixstowe and Harwich. We have wall to wall sunshine this afternoon with a south east breeze blowing 10 knots average. People are actually out on their boats  enjoying the sunshine! Temperature is still a little cool with a wind chill of 6 degrees C. Important date for your diary. Monday 15th May there will be a Mini Lock Closure. Following a hefty collision of the inner gate when a boat lost all reverse propulsion inbound one of the gate sluice rams has begun to leak […]

Ships Blog 12th April 2017

12:25 pm
ST Vessel Leila

Here we are almost halfway through April and Easter upon us already. Last few weeks have been busy here at the marina with people getting their boats ready for the new season. The yard crew are flat out getting boats back in the water for Easter. In the last few days we have had a number of emergency lift outs with fouled propellers and groundings, however there will not be any naming or shaming!! Forecast for bank holiday weekend is looking a mixed bag at the moment. Friday there may be a few showers and Saturday is going to be […]

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