Sorry didn't mean to confuse you. Stokes Bay is basically the area where we will meet. The actual Waypoint is just off a slipway at HMS Daedelus. If you want I can post a grid Reference for HMS Daedelus, Some details are below.
HMS Daedalus, Lee on Solent
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Latest update November 15, 2002
Telephone 01329 826181
Type of ramp: Concrete
Upper ramp area is: Shingle
Lower ramp area is: Sand
Boat suitability: Large trailer
Length of ramp: All of tidal range
Directions to ramp The ramp is located at the western end of Marine Parade West opposite the large hovercraft works.
Facilities Car parking for 40 cars and trailers can be left in the car park. Slipway launching service provided by Solent Ski Association at weekends.
About the ramp Very popular for jet skiers and speedboats, launching directly on to the Solent. New concrete slipway but can be a problem launching in heavy waves, has a buoyed ski lane. Can get very congested on summer weekends. Shingle will be on ramp after a storm.
Cruising area Solent
Hazards / restrictions 10 knots within 1000 yards of shore, Water-skiing prohibited within 1000 metres of shore except in designated areas, Windsurfing prohibited in Portsmouth Harbour approach and within shipping channels.
Useful website www.solentskiers.org.uk