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Old 26 March 2013, 07:02   #1
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Easy Launch Place near Poole

Hi, have looked at lauched.net web site, but local knowledge is always best.

I am staying on the Haven caravan site within poole harbour for 4 or 5 days next week and want to launch some where easy and ideally free... Can someone recommend a place around this area please... ............monday to friday next weeek.......

pitty weather is still terrible...

light weight rib with a 3 series bmw....

cheers, mike
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Old 26 March 2013, 08:19   #2
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I think they have a slip way actually at Rockley just next door to Haven, this would be ideal. If I am wrong then you could go to Cobbs Quay at Hamworthy where there is an excellent (bit expensive) slip plus space to store the trialer etc. My first guess would be Rockley as it may be possible to leave the boat in the water there for the duration of your stay too. Hope it warms up for you.

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Old 26 March 2013, 08:20   #3
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Hi Mike .... Can offer limited advise, was told there is free access few years ago near Hamworthy and you can park on side of road but never had the need to go looking and dont believe it is hard standing slip so may be difficult launch/recovery. Baiter public slipway is probably easiest and pay/display think it cost £8 for car/trailer and launch (shallow slipway particularly at low tide). If you fancy a cruise up the river Frome from Wareham go to Redcliffe farm campsite but watch the tides as the river gets very shallow on spring lows (guessing it will cost £10 to £15) I also use Swanage quite a bit and think it's free until begining of May but that's a twenty mile trek from Poole

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The only free slip is at Baiter Park, its pretty tidal but a small rib/anything with a single axle/sub 6m should be ok. Take a rope or trailer extender just in case you want to get out at lower water times. Baiter Park is about ten minutes drive from Haven
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Old 26 March 2013, 08:24   #5
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Yes, there is a small slip at the end of Lake Road in Hamworthy that is totally free. I used to launch my first 15ft ski boat here many years ago. Again its pretty tide dependant and I'd say you might struggle with anything much over 5.5m here.
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Yes, there is a small slip at the end of Lake Road in Hamworthy that is totally free. I used to launch my first 15ft ski boat here many years ago. Again its pretty tide dependant and I'd say you might struggle with anything much over 5.5m here.
You won't get anything with an A-frame through there and it'll be difficult
if the trailer wheels are wider than the car. it's height and width restricted. Gravel 'slip'.

Rockley park is ok, expensive though-as is Cobbs Quay. If you want one that doesn't involve crossing the bridge try Davis's next door to Cobbs, but it's tidal.

Baiter is ok, but it's a very shallow slip so you need to pull the boat up/down the slip by hand.
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If your staying at the Haven caravan park, Rockley will usually give you a good deal on lauching, especially if you launch on the Monday and recover on the Friday and leave it on the water in between.
Slightly further away is Lake Yard, give them a ring
Cobbs Quay have a good slip, but about £45 to launch and recover, but could then leave on a pontoon for the 5 days at a price(?).
Next door is Davis's yard, should be cheaper, give them a call
Baiter is OK, but very shallow slip, so you will have to push it out a fair way before it floats off, OK with two persons, more difficult on your own. Parking for car & trailer is about £9/10. The tow round from the caravan park will take about 20 mins
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This is what Cobb’s Quay Marina quoted me last august & the £30 is in & out but includes parking for your car & trailer for as many days as you want to be on the water!

The cost for use of our slipway is £30 and use of a berth overnight until Sunday for a 6m rib will be £19.92.
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Some great advice there, thanks to all....
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Hi it's a great place to stay, we launched the sib one day out of 5 in April last year due to the weather from the slip on the site, it's not run by haven but will give a discount, beware though there are some really shallow bits just off the channels there as we went off we could see the bottom for quite a while! It cost us ₤12 to launch I think.

Enjoy the site it's a nice one and pay a visit to Georgie porgies in Poole and the swimming pool next door well worth a visit if the weather is playing up!

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As mentioned in the previous comment, stay well within the markers in Poole Harbour, especially in the narrow channels and creeks. Many of these are dredged to the width of the markers, so veering even 1ft outside them could ding your prop or, worse still, leave you beached on a steep bank. This is still a risk irrespective of tide height in some places.
So, keep within the marked channels and have a great weekend, the harbour is a wonderful place to explore.
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If its only a small rib and you can hand lauch it theres a free public slipway at the bottom of lake road in hammworthy. I launch my thundercat by hand from there with ease and ive managed to launch it at all tide states so you dont have to worry about tide. The only restrictions are it has to be less than 6ft 1" wide (i think) Mine just squeezs through so should be fine!
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45 quid to lanuch ? i rember northely beening £20 am i out touch ?
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I used the small beach near haven, with the 6'1" barrier. Ideal for my rib and free.....
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