UK Marinas

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Docking your vessel at a marina is one of the most common ways for safe storage, whilst providing an easy getaway for those last minute trips.

No matter where you store your vessel, it is essential to have adequate insurance. But deciding the kind of insurance can be difficult. Ensuring your boat insurance is up to date is essential for peace of mind when leaving your vessel at a marina. Whatever your skill level, we've compiled a range of resources to help guide you through proper maintenance checks before venturing out to sea. 

Marina Tips & Advice

5 of the Best UK Yacht Clubs

Do you own a yacht? You might be interested to know the UK is home to some exceptional yacht clubs, we've chosen our top 5 favourites.

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The Top 3 Most Expensive Yachts in the World

We're back looking into some of the most expensive yachts in the world. Join us as we take a dive into the world of yacht owners and their luxury vessels.

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Top 5 Celebrity Yachts

Have you found yourself wondering which of your favourite celebrities own a luxury yacht? We've narrowed it down to the top 5 celebrity yachts in the world.

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Top 11 Marina Safety Tips

Storing your boat at a marina has many benefits, from enhanced security to being part of a close-knit community. But there are certain precautions you should take regardless of mooring situation and general good boat safety protocol you should follow.

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7 Things You Need to Consider When Choosing A Marina

Choosing a marina depends on your primary location and the type of boat you own, however there are other things to consider. Discover our top 7 things you need to be aware of when choosing a marina.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Best UK Marinas

The UK is home to fantastic marinas and it can be difficult to know where to start. We've chosen some of the top marina locations from across the country.

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Insure Your Vessel

Get a quote for your boat insurance

Deciding the kind of insurance you require for your boat and which insurer to opt for can feel overwhelming. Visit our website to find out more about your insurance options.


Boat Prep Checklist:

Preparing your boat to go back out on the water

Boat prep checklist


What is MyBoat?
MyBoat is a free online portal for the boat owner community. It’s the only free boating service in the UK! MyBoat keeps all of your important boat information in one place and sends you
alerts using its easy-to-use digital organiser. It also keeps you updated with the latest news, views and weather, tailored to your travels as well as offering you some amazing discounts.

How can I receive discounts with MyBoat?
To gain these discounts you have to have insurance from GJW Direct and have an account on MyBoat. Once on MyBoat, navigate to the My Discounts tab, where you’ll be able to see all of your own discounts. We’ve partnered up with some amazing companies to ensure you receive great discounts off boat essentials, including:

● Safety products
● Boat fittings
● Cleaning products
● Narrowboat accessories
● Travel insurance
● Holidays


Spotlight on Premier Marinas

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Marina Resources

Pros and Cons of Living on a Boat

Have you found yourself wondering what it would be like to live on a boat? We've together the pros and cons to help you make an informed decision.

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3 of the Most Insane Luxury Yachts

Have you ever wondered what the most expensive and luxury yachts in the world are like? We've picked out 3 of our favourites...

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Boating Best Bits (of the last two decades)...

It's easy to forget how often extraordinary achievements and memorable moments have centred around the marine world. We've picked out our favourite moments from the last two decades to share with you.

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