Accommodation near Aboard Boat Coaching
If you need to stay overnight for one of our courses, there are many places offering good accommodation nearby.
The following links are to accommodation which is close by our training location.
How about something completely different and stay on a luxury 42 foot flybridge Yacht
Ramosseas is an amazing boat and sets the benchmark for unrivalled space, flexibility and accommodation due to its wide beam of almost 15 feet. There are panoramic windows that gives a viewing platform out onto the wonderful marina. It also boasts the largest flybridge on a boat of its size owing to its extended design with dedicated dining seating with large table and sunbed conversion. It is located at Ocean Village a 5 star marina not far away in Southampton.
Click on this link to see this lovely boat, also available for Charter.
Ramosseas can also be re-located at our own Marina at extra cost.
Useful links and friends of Aboard Boat Coaching
Need a big or small repair in your Hull or Gelcoat?
GRP Boat Repairs carry out some amazing repairs, you would just never know!
Give them a ring on +44 (0) 23 8022 2281
Click on the link to view their web page: www.grpboatrepairs.com
The following pictures show you how to make a simple face covering. If you attend a Course at Aboard Boat Coaching you will be expected to wear a face covering provided by yourself or by us until further advice about the Virus is known. Social distancing practices are in place at ABC.
Today’s Weather The Hamble
The River Hamble
The river Hamble is a beautiful location steeped in history and is Internationally Famous as the Premier home of Yachting on the South Coast of England. The Hamble has been a boat building centre for centuries and two very famous wrecks can be found here, the “Grace Dieu” King Henry V’s Navy Vessel and more recently found is the “Holigost” both lying on the upper reaches of the Hamble.
The Hamble is nature lovers dream location and an internationally important nature conservation site, popular with Bird Watchers, due to the variety of different species that can be seen here all year round.
The River Hamble Harbour Authority can be found as you enter the Hamble on your Starboard side and operates on Channel 68 “Hamble Harbour Radio” They can also be contacted on 01489 576387 or the mobile patrol team on mobile 07718 146380. Harbour dues are payable for vessels with an engine of over 10hp and payment can be made at the Harbour Masters Office (via a walk on pontoon), or direct from the Mobile Patrol Team.
There is a speed limit of 6 knots just prior to the Hamble Point South Cardinal, marking the entrance to the river and tidal stream can at times run in excess of 3 knots on the Spring ebb, which can cause large waves, wind against tide.