The First Marina At Bembridge Sailing Club?

Marinas are now taken for granted by yachtsmen when they visit a harbour, as places to tie up, with easy and direct access to the land at any state of the tide. Not so well known is the fact that their prototype was built in Bembridge, designed by a member of the Sailing Club.

In order to mark Royal Victoria Yacht Club’s 175th Anniversary and celebrate the close working relationship  between BSC and RVYC going back as far as 1908, Christopher Andreae has written the following fascinating article;

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