Harwich/River Orwell

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Harwich/River Orwell
51°57.35′N, 01°17.66′E Chart icon.png
England Harwich.jpg
The Harwich Low Lighthouse

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Harwich/River Orwell is a port of entry/exit to the United Kingdom.

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It is best to avoid the busy commercial ports and go to a marina.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

  • Shotley Marina - has 350 berths; Telephone: +44(0)1473 788982; Fax: +44(0)1473 788868; Email
  • Titchmarsh Marina - has 420 berths; VHF Channel 80; Telephone: +44(0)1255 672185; Fax: +44(0)1255 851901; Email
  • Suffolk Yacht Harbor - has 550 berths, shipyard, and chandlery; Telephone: +44(0)1473 659465; Fax: +44(0)1473 659632

Yacht Repairs and Services

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Marine Stores

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References & Publications

See United Kingdom.


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