Cruising Guides

Explore .Dream .Discover. Mark Twain

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Is great cruising all about the journey or the destination?  We say both.  To help you enjoy great cruising and make the most of each destination you visit we have put together our cruising guides full of essential cruising information for ports, harbours and marinas including berthing, marine services and what to see and do ashore. Start your journey here.

Cruising Destinations

Channel Islands

Beaucette    Braye Harbour    Herm    Sark    St Helier    St Peter Port


Boulogne-Sur-Mer    Cherbourg    Villefranche-Sur-Mer

United Kingdom

North East England

Amble    Hartlepool    River Humber    Whitby

North West England and North Wales

Conwy    Douglas    Fleetwood    Glasson Dock    Holyhead    Liverpool    Menai Strait    Peel   
River Ribble    Whitehaven


Ardrishaig    Ardrossan    Campbeltown    Craobh Haven    Crinan    Crinan Canal    East Loch Tarbert    Holy Loch    Inverkip    Kirkcudbright    Largs    Loch Craignish    Oban    Port Ellen    Rothesay    Troon

Solent and Isle of Wight

Beaulieu River    Chichester Harbour    Cowes    Hamble River    Langstone Harbour    Lymington    Portsmouth Harbour    River Medina    Southampton    Yarmouth

South East England

Brighton    Dover    Lowestoft    Ramsgate    River Crouch    Rye Harbour

South West England

Brixham    Dartmouth    Falmouth    Fowey    Helford River    Isles of Scilly    Newlyn    Penzance    Plymouth    Poole Harbour    Portland Harbour    River Exe    River Yealm    Salcombe    Torquay    Weymouth


Aberystwyth    Cardiff    Milford Haven    Pwllheli    Swansea


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Cruising Resources

World Cruising Routes
Jimmy Cornell
The sixth edition of this cruising classic covers more than 1,000 sailing routes through the world's oceans with descriptions of winds, currents and weather plus chart recommendations, entry ports and more.  A 'must-have' for any serious cruising library.

The Interview With A Cruiser Project

The Interview With A Cruiser Project is a fascinating read for anyone dreaming of long term cruising or for those currently in the planning stages.

Each week experienced cruisers are asked 10 questions and are asked to respond from their own personal experience.  The possible question bank is huge and covers everything from the best cruising boats to gear and equipment as well as destinations and finances.