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Summer scrub - HMV & SQ5

SUMMER SCRUB OFFER:

Lift, pressure wash, 14 days ashore and relaunch for £38 per metre.

Available 1st July 2018 to 30th September 2018.

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Summer scrub - HMV & SQ4

SUMMER SCRUB OFFER:

Lift, pressure wash, 7 days ashore and relaunch for £36 per metre.

Available 1st July 2018 to 30th September 2018.

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Summer scrub - HMV & SQ3

SUMMER SCRUB OFFER:

Lift, pressure wash, 7 days ashore and relaunch for £33 per metre.

Available 1st July 2018 to 30th September 2018.

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Summer scrub - HMV & SQ2

SUMMER SCRUB OFFER:

Lift, pressure wash and relaunch for £18 per metre.

Available 1st July 2018 to 30th September 2018.

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Summer scrub - HMV & SQ1

SUMMER SCRUB OFFER:

Lift, pressure wash and relaunch for £16 per metre.

Available 1st July 2018 to 30th September 2018.

Marina Day 2018

On the 9th June 2018

Which MDL site will you be heading to on Marina Day? Open to everyone, we’re throwing fun-packed family days out across the group on June 9th.
 
With plenty to do and try on the water, jaw-dropping displays, food stalls, great music and perhaps the odd tipple, it’s the perfect way to spend a summer’s day.
 
Highlights from around the group include jet ski safaris at Sparkes, the Bomb Squad and their robots at Queen Anne’s Battery, jet rib rides with Saber at Shamrock Quay, a flyboarding display and light show at Torquay, an open-air cinema at Mercury Yacht Harbour, sea kayaking at Woolverstone and lots more besides.

Events are being held at the following MDL marinas:

  • Chatham Maritime Marina, Kent
  • Hythe Marina Village, near Southampton
  • Mercury Yacht Harbour, Hamble
  • Northney Marina, Hayling Island
  • Ocean Village Marina, Southampton
  • Queen Anne's Battery, Plymouth
  • Shamrock Quay, Southampton
  • Torquay Marina, Torquay
  • Woolverstone Marina, Ipswich

Please click here for a full list of events.

Family Fun Day at Hythe Marina Village

On the 9th June 2018

We're counting down to Hythe Marina Family fun day, a FREE entry event with some fab things to try out and find out more about including:

* Paddle boarding tasters (free)

* Rib rides courtesy of A2Sea Marine based here on the Marina (free)

* Find out about diving from Calshot Divers

* Solent Rescue will be showing what they do and recruiting

* The territorial  army will be on site showing what they get up to!

* Southampton Coastguard team will be on hand to offer advice

* Jiggy Wrigglers (you might need to Google that one!)

* Hythe Sea Scouts “Dunk tank” & football Tombola

* Sargents Butchers will be offering burgers and Hot dogs

* "Ridiculously Rich" from Bournemouth offering their mouth watering treats for purchase

* Popular Hythe Facepainter Dee Dee will be on hand to paint some amazing designs

* Those amazing local RNLI fundraisers will be once gain providing refreshments (they did us proud at our recent boat jumble!)

 Traders: We could probably squeeze in 3 or 4 more trade\local interests so please get in touch if you have something unique or exciting to offer, there is no charge for stall holders

 ***STOP PRESS ***

The Amazing Lucy Smith will be performing througout the day. Lucy has been taking the Waterside by Storm, click here to view a sample of her work back in 2013, when she was just 13!

For More Information
Call: 023 8020 7073
Email: Matthew Leigh or Phil Bridges

Special Norwegian Fjords offer for MDL Members

Posted: 2nd May 2018

Circa 1500 miles plus see some amazing sights, berths are available on a Challenger 72 that will sail from Portsmouth to the Norwegian Fjords and back.
 
The plan is to depart from Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth on 13th May and get to Norway 5 or 6 days later. Stavanger will probably be the first port of call. You’ll then spend 5 or 6 days exploring the dramatic fjords before reaching Bergen where we'll then head back down the North Sea through the oil and gas fields and on to Portsmouth.
 
Price is usually £1677 and includes all food on board, fuel, gas, oilskins and insurance. For MDL Members this has been reduced to £1425, a saving of 15%!
 
This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to build miles and get experience of a watch system / night watches / sailing up and down the North Sea / through the Dover Straits / navigating in the Fjords etc.
 
Challenger 72 is an extremely seaworthy yacht and built to sail around the world, a feat it has accomplished twice. A professional skipper and mate will also be provided.

Visit the First Class Sailing website for more information.


Shamrock Quay Festival

Posted: 2nd May 2018


Calling all gourmets, gardeners, music lovers, mums and dads: there’s a treat in store at Shamrock Quay on bank holiday Monday, May 7th.

Shamrock Quay Fest promises to be a wonderful day out, with a line-up to please the whole family.

Give the diet a day off as producers from Hampshire Farmers’ Markets tantalise the taste buds with everything from fresh tomatoes from Wight Salads Nursery to devilishly tempting treats by Fordingbridge Fudge. There’ll be artisan breads, game, mouth-watering pies and much more, with the Winchester Distillery, Silent Pool Distillery and MASH Brewery on site with refreshments.

Cottage Garden Plants Ltd will be bringing a range of perennials, shrubs and herbs to delight the green-fingered, while Puggs Meadow Flowers will brighten everyone’s bank holiday with their beautiful cut flowers.

Give canoeing and kayaking a whirl with Active Nation (for a small fee), check out the cooking demonstrations, entertain the little ones with face painting and enjoy the eclectic sounds of the Still-Moving DJs, the ideal soundtrack to a day of laid-back fun by the water.

And of course, Shamrock Quay’s resident retailers will be showing off their wares. Size up the catch of the day J&S Fresh Fish, indulge in a sizzlingly good fry-up at the Yellow Welly or treat yourself to contemporary cuisine at the chic, nautical-themed Cove Restaurant.

It even looks like the sun’s going to put in an appearance, with a glorious day forecast.

If you’re not a Shamrock Quay member and fancy cruising around to this lovely, lively marina on the Itchen in Southampton, why not take advantage of the MDL Freedom Berthing scheme, make a weekend of it and head on over?

Entry is free and the fun kicks off at 10AM, wrapping up at 3PM.


Saturday June 9th is Marina Day!

Posted: 27th April 2018

Which MDL site will you be heading to on Marina Day? Open to everyone, we’re throwing fun-packed family days out across the group on June 9th.
 
With plenty to do and try on the water, jaw-dropping displays, food stalls, great music and perhaps the odd tipple, it’s the perfect way to spend a summer’s day.
 
Marina Day started life at our Sant Carles Marina in Catalonia in 2015 and was such a hit that by last summer, the idea had spread right across Spain. We decided it was high time that our UK sites joined the party – we're hoping that other marinas will come on board next year and make this an annual, UK-wide extravaganza.
 
It’ll be a great opportunity for our members to mingle and bring along their friends and family, who are curious about life on the water. There’ll be plenty to entertain the little ones and those who are more comfortable on dry land.
 
Highlights from around the group include jet ski safaris at Sparkes, the Bomb Squad and their robots at Queen Anne’s Battery, jet rib rides with Saber at Shamrock Quay, a flyboarding display and light show at Torquay, an open-air cinema at Mercury Yacht Harbour, sea kayaking at Woolverstone and lots more besides.
 
If you’re already a member of MDL, why not make the most of your Freedom Berthing membership and check out the action at another MDL marina - or maybe two?
 
Just some of the activities taking place at a marina near you can be found here!


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