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Marine Leisure


Gosport Marina (Camper & Nicholson), Mumby Road, Gosport
Tel: 023 9252 4811

Gosport Marina has berths for 524 boats. There are bath, shower and toilet facilities available as well as a chandlers and a laundry. The adjacent Waterside Restaurant offers quality food overlooking Portsmouth Harbour and the Historic Dockyard.


Haslar Marina, Haslar Road, Gosport
Tel: 023 9260 1201

Haslar Marina has berths for 620 boats. There are toilets and showers available as well as a chandlers. This marina also includes a fax service and calor gas and ice can be obtained. There is 24hr security on site. The Royal Navy and the Royal Albert Yacht Club have an annexe on site for use of both berth holders and visitors.

Gosport offers a comprehensive range of yachting support services including sailmakers, marine electronics, engineers, boat repairs and maintenance. The town's main shopping area is within a few minutes walk of both marinas.


Useful contact numbers:

  • Queens Harbour Master 023 9272 3124 - information on Portsmouth Harbour and its approaches.
  • Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service 023 9258 4017 - situated at the Gilkicker end of Stokes Bay.
  • Coastguard 023 9255 2100 - situated at Lee-on-the-Solent.
  • HM Customs 023 9286 2511


Sailing Clubs

  • Gosport Cruising Club, Weevil Lane, Gosport
    Tel: 023 9258 6838
  • Hardway Sailing Club, 103 Priory Road, Hardway
    Tel: 023 9258 1875
  • Hillhead Sailing Club, The Haven, Hill Head, Fareham
    Tel: 01329 664843
  • Hornet Sailing Club, Haslar Road, Gosport
    Tel: 023 9258 0403
  • Lee-on-the-Solent Sailing Club, Marine Parade East, Lee-on-the-Solent
    Tel: 023 9255 0317
  • Stokes Bay Sailing Club, The Promenade, Stokes Bay, Gosport
    Tel: 023 9258 1513
Public Slipways and launching areas

In Portsmouth Harbour, public slipways are situated at Hardway (Elson Road), Coldharbour Harbour Road, off Mumby Road), Haslar Lake (Little Anglesey Road).






On the Solent coastline there are slipways at Stokes Bay and at Lee-on-the-Solent (both at Elmore and, for powerboats and jet skis, at Daedalus). For further information click here.


Activity Zones

There are designated areas for various watersports at Stokes Bay and Lee-on-the-Solent. Please refer to the signs at each of the main seaside car parks for details. The activity zones for water skiing and jet skiing are located at Lee-on-the-Solent and are served by the Daedalus slipway. For further information click here.


Restrictions and prohibited areas

There is a 10 knot speed restriction within the navigable channels of Portsmouth Harbour. Within the Harbour waterskiing and windsurfing are not permitted and the use of jet skis is discouraged. A speed limit of 10 knots is applicable within half a mile of the Solent shoreline at Stokes Bay and Lee-on-the-Solent


Tide and weather information

For today's Local Weather Forecast including Inshore Waters and Shipping forecasts click here.  Information on weather conditions in the Solent can be obtained by telephoning the Marinecall recorded information service on 0891 500457 (for daily forecast) or 0897 300257 (for 48hr forecast, calls charged at 45p per minute cheap rate and 50p at all other times.)
Shipping forecasts are broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (92.4-94.6 MHz FM, 198kHz LW) at 1355, 1750 and 0048. Tide tables are available from local chandlers and from Gosport Tourist Information Office telephone 023 9252 2944

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