Getting to Gosport Marina
Premier’s Gosport Marina is located just inside the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour. How to find the marina by road
and sea is described below.
Approaching Gosport Marina by Sea
The following notes are provided as a guide to approaching Gosport Marina by sea. Visitors to Gosport should however make sure that they are aware of all navigational dangers by consulting up-to-date charts and pilot books. Visitors should also be aware of the Queen’s Harbour Master Rules and Regulations that apply to Portsmouth Harbour as well as current Notices to Mariners and weather and tides before planning a visit. View the Gosport tide tables.
Gosport Marina is situated just inside the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour. The Harbour is a busy commercial, naval and leisure port so care should always be taken in and around the entrance. All craft under 20m must use the Small Boat Channel, which is 50m wide running from No.4 Bar buoy in the south to Ballast in the north. The speed limit in the harbour is 10 knots. Be wary also of the shallow water over Hamilton Bank. Engines (where fitted) must be used in The Small Boat Channel between No 4 Bar Buoy and Ballast Bcn. Vessels over 20m must contact the Queen’s Harbour Master on VHF Channel 11 before entering or leaving the harbour.
Vessels crossing the harbour to Gunwharf Quays or the town camber in Portsmouth must call ‘QHM’ for permission on VHF Channel 11 and cross north of Ballast. Remain 50m clear of all warships and MoD berths and facilities.
To Gosport Marina by Road
Gosport Marina is situated just over five miles (11 minutes) from Fareham Junction 11 of the M27 and approx. 85 miles (1 hour 45 minutes) from London via the M3/M27 (passing through Basingstoke, Winchester Eastleigh and Fareham).
The marina’s address is: Gosport Marina, Mumby Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 1AH
FROM JUNCTION 11 OF THE M27
From Junction 11 of the M27, follow signs to Fareham. At the first roundabout turn left into Gosport Road – A32, (signposted Stubbington, Lee on Solent) under the viaduct. Proceed over the next roundabout, then branch left signposted A32 Gosport. Follow this road past Fort Brockhurst for a further 1.5 miles. The entrance to Gosport Marina is on the left. Contact the marina
To Gosport Marina by Rail
Portsmouth Harbour is the nearest main line station and has excellent connections with London Waterloo. Journey times are between 1 hour 35 minutes and 2 hours. A ferry service situated next to the station connects Portsmouth to Gosport and operates every 15 minutes. After disembarking from the ferry, turn right and follow the Millennium Waterfront Trail, which leads to the marina’s front gates. nationalrail.co.uk
To Port Solent by Air
Gosport Marina is within easy reach of Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Southampton Airport is also just 21 miles away (30 minutes by road) and offers domestic and international flights.