Hamble Point Marina, Hamble. SO31 4NB
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Why do we have tides?

Tides are caused primarily by the gravitational pull of the moon and, to a lesser extent, the gravitational pull of the sun on Earth. This gravitational interaction results in the rise and fall of sea levels, creating what we observe as tides. The moon’s gravitational force is stronger on the side of Earth facing the…
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Learn more about the River Hamble, Our home!

The Hamble River, nestled in the picturesque landscape of southern England, stands as a testament to the country’s rich maritime history and natural beauty. Flowing gracefully through Hampshire, the Hamble River has earned its place as a cherished waterway, captivating sailors, nature enthusiasts, and historians alike. This essay explores the charm and significance of the…
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Exploring the Charms of Lymington Town: A Coastal Gem

Nestled on the picturesque shores of the Solent, Lymington is a hidden gem that exudes timeless charm and natural beauty. This historic town, located in Hampshire, England, offers a delightful blend of coastal living, rich maritime heritage, and a vibrant community. Whether you’re seeking a relaxing getaway, a taste of the great outdoors, or a…
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Exploring the Solent: A Boating Adventure like No Other

Located on the southern coast of England, the Solent is a captivating stretch of water renowned for its exceptional boating opportunities. With its rich maritime history, stunning landscapes, and diverse activities, the Solent has become a magnet for boating enthusiasts from around the world. Whether you’re an experienced sailor or a novice seeking an unforgettable…
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A little insight into Howards Way! BBC Sailing Drama based by our home on the Hamble!

Howard’s Way, the iconic BBC soap opera, captivated audiences during its run from 1985 to 1990. Set in the fictional town of Tarrant on the south coast of England, the series depicted the lives and struggles of a group of yacht builders, their families, and the wider community. With its mix of romance, intrigue, and…
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Is a boat with high engine hours a problem?

Here at Parker Adams Boat Sales and Parker Marine Services Ltd we find customers can be easily put off a boat from its engine hours, but when are engine hours considered high, 500, 1000, 5000, 10000?? Most people get excited with low engine hours but is this also a problem? What is considered high hours…
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Ocean Village marina

Join us at the Ocean Village Boat Show

We’re excited to be at next month’s Ocean Village Boat Show – the newest boat show on the Solent. Taking place between 11 – 20 Sep, we’ll be there to showcase Cobra Ribs as the UK’s only appointed Cobra Ribs dealer. But that’s not all!  Anyone visiting us at the show will have the chance…
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Boat Photography and Boat Sales

Since as long as I can remember I have loved photography. Being a passionate photographer I cannot tell you how much over the years I have been dismayed by the quality of the photography by brokers selling boats, not only poor.. in many cases it was and still remains terrible!  Far too often I would…
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