How to Find Us

Located on the sheltered west bank of the Hamble at Bursledon Bridge, close to the M27 and train.

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Deacons Marina, Bridge Road, Bursledon, Southampton SO31 8AZ

Call: 02380 402 253


VHF: none

By Sea

Enter the Hamble river, keeping a listening watch on VHF Ch 68 'Hamble Harbour Radio'. The speed limit is 6 knots.

The Hamble can be very busy with a wide variety of craft, so please keep a good watch. Beware boats exiting the marinas across the channel. You can sail in the river, but your engine must be instantly available and sails ready to be lowered should the fairway become busy.

Beware tidal currents in the river, which can run at 3 knots. Take extra care when crossing the current or leaving and departing your berth. If possible depart and arrive at slack water. 

Tide times. Note that Bursledon has a double high tide, with a second high approximately 2 hours after the first. The second high is slightly lower.

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By Land

By Car

Satnav SO31 8AZ

Leave the M27 at junction 8 and take the A3024 signposted Hamble and Bursledon. At Windhover roundabout, take first exit onto the A27 signposted to Bursledon. After a mile the road passes under a railway bridge. Turn immediately right into Deacons Marina. If you do cross over the river, turn around!

By Train

Busledon station is directly behind the marina, just 5 minutes on foot. There is an hourly service to Southampton, Fareham and Portsmouth.

Bursledon Windmill is a traditional windmill with white sails stands infront of a mill pond.


A quiet spot on the bustling river Hamble close to country walks and the M27

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View into Deacons Marina at Bursledon with a Parker boat from Why Boats in the foreground, and Force 4 Chandlery in the background


We've got 130 berths for annual berth holders, a busy boatyard and great onsite companies including Force4 and WhyBoats

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Dean & Reddyhoff Boat Care team checking a propeller on a yacht at Deacons Marina on the river Hamble

Deacons Yard

Lift and store ashore, Boat Care services and more for boats to 14m

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