What's Neptune marina like these days?

Burnham Bob

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We stayed ages ago when they were rebuilding and toilet blocks were portacabins. Since then we've always stayed at Ipswich Haven but berths are very difficult to get into - not much room between pontoons and sharp turns needed. So is Neptune OK these days and easier to berth in?
 

DanTribe

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Bob, there's loads of room to turn in Haven, even allowing for your droopy tiller, even I can manage.
Neptune is a bit nearer the pubs and discos 'tis true, but I doubt there is more manouvering space.
Dan
 

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And... the ablution block is miles away... out of the marina gate next to the office, cross the road to the yard get, and a dark yard to walk across... We've always found haven one of the easier places to manoeuvre in and out...
 

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OK we'll stick with Ipswich Haven but despite all the reassurances Suffolk Yacht Harbour which we left this morning had much more room between pontoons
 

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Depends... In SYH just hope you get onto C (huge amounts of room) not P (OMG tight...)

PS, Neptune I believe is more expensive than Haven....
 
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nauticalnomad

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Spent months in both marinas and Ipswich Haven is a winner by a long shot. The showers are better, The staff are more friendlier.
 
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