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Port of Entry
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Neptune Marina Quay

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2693 - Approaches to Felixstowe, Harwich and Ipswich with the Rivers Stour, Orwell and Deben


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Ipswich is a port of entry/exit to the United Kingdom.

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There many marinas here.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

  • Neptune Marina - VHF Channel 68 (lock) or 14, 80; Phone: +44 (0)1473 215204; Fax: +44 (0)1473 215206; Email
  • Fox's Marina - 100 pontoon berths; VHF Channel 80; Phone: +44 (0)1473 689 111; Fax: +44 (0)1473 601737; Email
  • Ipswich Haven Marina - VHF Channel 80; Phone: +44 (0)1473 236 644; Fax: +44 (0)1473 236 645; Email
  • Pin Mill (moorings) - Phone: +44 (0)1473 780 621
  • Royal Harwich Yacht Club Marina - 54 berths; VHF Channel 77; Phone: +44 (0)1473 780 319; Fax: +44(0)1473 780 919; Email
  • Shotley Marina - 350 berths; VHF Channel 80; Phone: +44(0)1473 788982; Fax: +44(0)1473 788868; [mailto: sales@shotley-marina.co.uk Email]
  • Suffolk Yacht Harbour - 550 berths; VHF Channel 80; Phone: +44 (0)1473 659 240; Fax: +44 (0)1473 659 632; Email
  • Woolverstone Marina - 235 pontoon berths, there are 110 swinging moorings with a water taxi service; VHF Channel 80; Phone: +44 (0)1473 780 206; Fax: +44 (0)1473 780 273; [mailto: woolverstone@mdlmarinas.co.uk Email]


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Yacht Repairs and Services

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Marine Stores

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Fuel, Water, & Electricity

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Things to do Ashore


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Garbage Disposal



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  • Data from internet research --Istioploos 23:56, 17 February 2016 (GMT)

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