CHANNEL DIVING FOR SUSSEX COAST DIVING HOLIDAYS
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Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne, has fast become one of the largest marina developments in the UK. It's growth over the past years has been staggering, it now provides visitors, whether it be by land or sea, with access to some of the finest diving on the south coast of England.
Between Beachy Head and Dungeness, there are wrecks of all shapes and sizes, including liners, merchant ships, warships and submarines, all in very accessible depths. Probably one of the nicest things about diving around Eastbourne is that most of your diving can be between 20-40mtrs. For the more experienced diver, there are some exceptionally good wrecks in the 40-55mtr range and for the Tri-mix/technical diver, wrecks up to 70mtrs.
After an enjoyable days diving, relax at one of the many pubs or restaurants that over look the marina complex, part of Sovereign Harbour’s new waterside development. Next to the marina is a retail park with a Virgin cinema and lots of different kinds of shops, there is also a Asda superstore which is handy for any snacks or food shopping, especially if you are staying at one of the local camp sites, just 5mins along the road. Accommodation is available in the form of static caravans or if you prefer you can pitch your tent. There are also lots of B&B's and Hotels within 10 minutes of the Sovereign Harbour.
Loading the Boat
On your arrival at Sovereign Harbour the boat pick up point is in the North Harbour, you drive to the far end of the Waterfront retail parking area and park where you can see the very large Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club building. I moor the boat to the right of it so loading up could not be easier, only a 150ft walk to the boat, Do not park in the North Harbour to unload as you will get clamped, please use the free parking area provided.
For further information and directions please visit the Premier Marinas website www.premiermarinas.co.uk and click the Eastbourne link button or take a look on my How to Find us page.
If you are looking for accommodation in the Eastbourne area here are some to try, they are just a few minutes from Sovereign Harbour.