Marina & Berthing
Our luxury marina has been part of the vibrant Sandbanks and Poole Harbour boating and marine community for over 40 years. Our prestigious location, close to the entrance of Poole Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world, along with our exceptional facilities make us THE marina of choice on the South Coast.
Marina & Berthing
Our luxury Marina has been part of the exciting Sandbanks and Poole Harbour boating and marine community for over 40 years – at the entrance to the second largest natural harbour in the world our facilities, exceptional services and prestigious location are the envy of the whole south coast.
Marina Berthing and Swinging Mooring.
Located in the breath-taking Poole Harbour close to the harbour entrance, our historic marina provides year-round access with no tidal restrictions and offers over 270 marina berths, 75 seasonal swinging moorings and 103 PWC versadocks:
Marina Berths up to 25 meters LOA
Complimentary members car parking permits in our secure on site carpark
Marina pontoon berthing with electric connections and water points
Knowledgeable team manning the Marina 24 hours per day. Includes CCTV and overnight security
Instant access to the Solent with France only 60 nautical miles away – no bridges, congestion or tidal restrictions
Onsite boatyard and marine engineer specialists
Marina berths starting from just £4,095 per annum plus harbour dues (increases based on length of boat and marina positioning)
Exclusive Annual Berth Holder events held throughout the season including two complimentary tickets to the Southampton Boat Show
Join our exclusive waiting list and receive news updates through the year
Annual Versa Dock
Our annual versa docks means there’s no hassle with trailer launching and provide great all year round storage right in the Marina and on the Harbours edge. Features include:
Instant access to the Harbour entrance - no congestion and 10 knot journeys to get out in the open water
From £2,200 per annum.
Complimentary car parking for one vehicle in our secure carpark
Use of Marina changing facilities and showers
Complimentary Marina Wifi
Special discounts for servicing, parts and repairs – no need to waste time getting multiple quotes at other service centres
Fuel discounts at Marina Fuel pumps
10% discount on SeaDoo accessories and clothing from our onsite Chandlery
One complimentary ticket to the Southampton Boat Show
Join our exclusive waiting list and receive news updates through the year
High end luxury washrooms and laundry facilities
Chandlery open 7 days a week, offering a full range of boat accessories, clothing, snacks, drinks and supplies
24/7 fuel pumps – discounted for annual berth and versadock holders
Secure, complimentary car parking for members
Free Marina wifi
24 hour security & monitored CCTV
Year round access – with our knowledgeable staff here 365 days a year
Exclusive and varied annual events programme – many in junction with the RNLI, Poole Harbour Commissioners and exclusive local restaurants
Members Slipway – Members tender slipway. Non members small boat hoisting is available. Competitive prices and weekend hoisting available from our friendly Marina team. Contact us today
New for 2021 alfresco bar and dining area on the Salterns Hotel site and revamped chandlery coffee corner.
Very competitive prices
Year round access
Commercial and leisure rates available
Discounted fuel rates available for annual berth holders.
Berth Holders benefit from courtesy re-fueling from our Bosun team during the winter season (fuel costs still apply)
Open 7 days a week, 9am-5pm (when COVID restrictions do not apply)
24 hour Fuel and calor gas
Accessories such as Fenders, ropes and hardware
Safety equipment such as life rafts, life jackets and flares
Life jacket tests and servicing
Rope & Chain splicing services
Admiralty charts and tide tables
Refreshments such as coffees, beverages, snacks and ice-creams.
Marine clothing – Henri Lloyd, Sebage, Dubarry, Musto and more
Mail order services available for leisure and trade customers
New for 2021 Fatstick Paddle Boards and re-vamped Coffee Corner
Charges & Terms/Conditions
24 hour emergency recovery
In exceptional circumstance or an emergency situation, our Bosun and overnight teams can assist. Call 01202 709971 for assistance
Meet your Marina team
Robert, Goldie, Golden
Goldie joined the Marina 7 years ago and has worked across both the Bosun and Boatyard teams. As our Chief Bosun and after a distinguished career in the Royal Marines our Berth Holders really are in very safe hands with Goldie and his team at the helm.
George is a highly experienced, long standing member of the Marina Bosun team and former Royal Marine. You’ll often hear his soulful voice singing out around the marina. Well known amongst the berth holders, George is our weekend bosun and always on hand with handy words of advice. Don’t forget to say Hi when you see him next.
Beth has worked on the Marina reception during her university holidays for the last two seasons. Having now obtained a BSC honours 2:1 in Genetics we are delighted Beth has been able to become a full-time member of the marina reception team.
Rick has worked in the Boatyard as a Yard Hand the last 2 years but has over 12 years’ experience in this environment. An active diver in is leisure time, Rick has a vast wealth of knowledge on the many varying species of marina life in the surrounding waters.
Nick is our Managing Director and heads up this family business which, along with his father and Chairman John Smith, has seen the growth and development of not only Salterns Marina but our other business areas at Offshore Performance, Salterns Brokerage and Golden Arrow Marine. A huge family man Nick cannot wait to start showing his young son more of the behind-the-scenes action as he grows older.
Phil has worked at the marina for over 18 years and is a valuable source of knowledge for the bosun team. More at home on the water than on land, Phil is an experienced fisherman, and he may even give away the odd tip to our berth holders if asked nicely.
John has worked within the marina for over 30 years. He currently heads up our marina maintenance team. A highly experienced diver, you will often find him with his dive kit on as he spends most of his time under the water maintaining the sea walls, chains and pontoons
Mark has been a key part of the Salterns team for over 15 years and has worked in many of our key business areas including the Southampton Golden Arrow Marine branch. Currently managing our Boatyard team it’s often Mark you’ll speak to for maintenance and engineering advice and booking in your boat for your winter and spring preparations, lift outs and re-launches.
David has been our Chandlery manager for 7 years and has the busy task of ensuring all the essentials and boating equipment you need are fully stocked each week. He also runs the Fuel Pontoon as well as overseeing the Coffee Corner. If you even need any advice on lifejackets, lines, fenders or other marine hardware, then David is your best port of call.
Based at Salterns Marina you’ll also find other team members across the Group from Finance & accounts, IT, Marketing, Salterns Brokerage, Offshore Performance and Golden Arrow Marine.
Paul is member of our Bosun team and has been with the Marina for 3 years. Being an experienced spearfisherman for many years, his local knowledge of the Harbour and surrounding waters is second to none. He also captures many of our amazing winter sunset photos.
Leah Marie White
Leah joined the Marina nearly 3 years ago and is a valuable part of the Marina reception team. Leah grew up in the local area and loves nothing more than going boating with her partner across to Studland and the Purbecks to walk her dogs.
Since joining Salterns Marina in 2017, Jason has been our Boatyard Foreman and is a great asset to the company. With many years of experience working in boatyards on the South Coast, Jason is perfectly placed to lead his team of operators, providing a high class of work to many different types of boating craft.
Lucy joined the Marina team nearly 2 years ago after nearly 20 years in the marine industry with both Sunseeker London and superyacht brokerage, Dbeere Yachts. With a strong passion for watersports Lucy is not only brilliant at keeping the Marina organised but can often be found exploring the Harbour on her Paddleboard.
John is the Chairman of the whole of the Salterns Group and has seen the business grow since his father purchased the Marina in the 1970s. The Poole Harbour Yacht Club was expanded into the luxury Marina you see today, and John is extremely proud to be one of the few last family run Marinas in the whole of the UK.
A. Spada-Buckler. 2020
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