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    Default St Peter port

    Would like to visit but draught of 2.25m looks to be a prob. Swmbo likes daily showers and shorepower - any ideas? Looks like min depth is 1.8m

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    Daily showers are but a dinghy ride away from the outer harbour pontoons but you're right, 2.25m isn't an option for the normal visitors' marina. However, there are always a number of large local boats in the marina immediately to the North so I'm guessing, there might be more water. Why not call and see if they can allocate you a slot in there?

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    You can't get into Victoria Harbour with that draft. When I have been there in larger boats that draw over 2 metres, then I have always rafted up in the outer basin. No shore power and you will have to dinghy ride ashore for showers.
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    We draw 2.2 m

    Just ask to go in the QE2 marina. They always put us there. alongside berth, electricity, but a long walk to the showers.
    I may be wrong, but I'm not confused.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ex-SolentBoy View Post
    We draw 2.2 m

    Just ask to go in the QE2 marina. They always put us there. alongside berth, electricity, but a long walk to the showers.
    I think they now have a portacabin with loo and showers for the visitors??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fergus View Post
    Would like to visit but draught of 2.25m looks to be a prob. Swmbo likes daily showers and shorepower - any ideas? Looks like min depth is 1.8m
    When you are there can you advise on current cost of Diesel & Petrol at boatworks please?

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    Will do (if we go!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sailfree View Post
    When you are there can you advise on current cost of Diesel & Petrol at boatworks please?
    Week before last:

    Red diesel: 0.82 litre
    Blue petrol: 1.09 litre

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    Last year we were allowed into the inner harbour at 45 feet drawing 2.1m. Berthed on the hammer head to starboard going in we had maybe 0.1/0.2m under the keel but stayed afloat.

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    Stay in the outer harbour and dinghy in. It's quite comfortable, actually.

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