Liverpool Marina is situated in the heart of the city, whilst being enough of a distance away to enjoy the peace the marina offers. With over 300 berths, Liverpool Marina caters for a wide range of boating visitors from sailing yachts to canal cruisers, long stay and short stay.
Liverpool Marina’s facilities have recently been renovated and include new showers, a laundrette, free super-fast WiFi, electricity, pump-out and red diesel facilities. The boat yard, Blue Point Marine, offers a full range of marine services from their in-house team of specialists. The on-site sports bar & grill is open from 9am to late every day.
For visitors, Liverpool is rich in cultural heritage. The bustling city is just a 10-minute walk from the marina with the famous for the Royal Albert Dock, Maritime Museum, Tate Liverpool art gallery, Liverpool Beatles Museum as well as a attractive selection of fabulous shops, bars and restaurants.
Cruisers leaving on a morning tide you can visit Hilbre Islands where the nature reserve is replete with seals and waders. Further afield are Rhyl, Llandudno and Conwy, the latter being the neighbouring TransEurope Marinas member to the south. Those heading north however will find a good base at Liverpool before setting off for longer cruises to Isle of Man, Ireland and Scotland.
Approaches to Liverpool by motorboat or yacht are made down the Queen’s Channel, the Crosby Channel, and the River Mersey following the same route as the heavy shipping.
The channels are all well marked by numbered and lit buoyage to cope with the strong tides). This buoyage MUST be followed. On approach, use VHF Ch.37 to reach the lock keeper. Locks operate in accordance with tides.