The Harbour and Bembridge Boat Storage offices are now open for in-person visits, but if your enquiry can be dealt with by telephone (01983 872828) or email as below, this is preferable at the current time:
From Monday 12th April we will be able to allow overnight vistors (those on board must be from the same household). Booking must be made in advance via our online booking system.
The safety of our staff and Harbour users is our top priority. We would ask everyone to respect the Covid-19 preventative and safety measures in place throughout the Harbour and in line with Goverment guidance, including social distancing, and face coverings in all indoor areas and where appropriate social distancing is not possible. Please remember:
The Duver Marina shoreside area has been enhanced, and includes a one-way pedestrian system for social distancing. To maintain the safety of pedestrians, and reduce indiscriminate parking, measures are being introduced to manage volume at busy times. There will be a drop-off area and alternative parking is available within easy walking distance. We thank everyone for their understanding and co-ooperation.
Planning for our events programme is well underway, all of course subject to the restrictions in place at the time - go to the individual events pages for more information. In the meantime, keep safe and well.
Fiona & Malcolm Thorpe
9th April 2021
Our nominated charity in 2021 will once again be The Sophie Rolf Trust - KissyPuppy, for whom our visitors and Harbour users have helped us raise over £17,600 over the last 3 years. To read about this amazing charity take a look at their page.
For Facebook followers we will be continuing our monthly Draw to win a night's FREE visitor berth during 2021 ....
For visitors new to the Harbour we recommend a look at the Navigation Section, where you'll find a pictorial guide to safe pilotage in the Harbour that can be printed off for use on board. There is also a video guide of the entrance channel.
The Harbour is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and nearby Brading Marshes are home to the first RSPB site on the Island. There are many picturesque walks in and around the area, historic sites to visit, beautiful beaches to enjoy and a busy Harbour where there's always something to watch. The villages of Bembridge and St Helens offer a rich variety of shops, restaurants and pubs and are well worth exploring. Visit our Local Information section for more details. Bembridge Sailing Club and Brading Haven Yacht Club both offer their facilities to visiting yachtsmen - details here.