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Designated Launching facilities in Thanet

Search by activity - click on craft below:

 

FISHING BOATS |  JET SKIING | SAIL CRAFT | SPEED BOATS | WATER SKIING

 

 

Or click on name of Beach below:

 

 

 Beresford Gap, Birchington

Eastern Undercliff, Ramsgate

Foreness Bay, Cliftonville

Margate Harbour

Margate rear Harbour

Minnis Bay, Birchington

Palm Bay/Sacketts Gap, Cliftonville

Ramsgate Harbour

St Mildred's Bay, Westgate

Viking Bay, Broadstairs

West Bay, Westgate(Eastern Esplanade)

West Bay,  Westgate(Western Esplanade)

Westbrook/ Barnes Car Park

Western Undercliff, Ramsgate

Winter Gardens, Margate 

 

 

Please Note:  All Launch Sites are regularly inspected to ensure proper use at All times.

 

PLEASE RESPECT THESE FACILITIES.
THANK YOU.

 

 

Sail Craft

 

Minnis Bay, Birchington

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats.

 

West Bay, Westgate (Western Esplanade)

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats.

 

West Bay, Westgate (Eastern Esplanade)

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats, Max 14ft, Max 20HP. Hand-launching ONLY during summer months June to September.

 

St Mildred’s Bay, Westgate

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats, NO launching permitted between the hours of 9am – 6pm during June to September.

 

Margate Harbour

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats. Moorings available – Harbour Office 01843 572100.

 

Margate rear Harbour

Sail Craft, Fishing Boats & Speed Boats.

 

Ramsgate Harbour

Launching facilities available. Fees apply. Moorings available – Harbour Office 01843 572100.

 

Viking Bay, Broadstairs

Sail Craft, Fishing Boats. Fees apply. Moorings available – Harbour Office 01843 861879.

 

Western Undercliff, Ramsgate

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats.

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Fishing Boats

Minnis Bay, Birchington

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats.

 

West Bay, Westgate (Western Esplanade)

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats.

 

West Bay, Westgate (Eastern Esplanade)

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats, Max 14ft, Max 20HP. Hand-launching ONLY during summer months June to September.

 

St Mildred’s Bay, Westgate

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats, NO launching permitted between the hours of 9am – 6pm during June to September.

 

Margate Harbour

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats. Moorings available – Harbour Office 01843 572100.

 

Margate rear Harbour

Sail Craft, Fishing Boats & Speed Boats.

 

Foreness Bay, Cliftonville

Fishing Boats, Speed Boats & Water Skiing.

 

Ramsgate Harbour

Launching facilities available. Fees apply. Moorings available – Harbour Office 01843 572100.

 

Viking Bay, Broadstairs

Sail Craft, Fishing Boats. Fees apply. Moorings available – Harbour Office 01843 861879.

 

Western Undercliff, Ramsgate

Sail Craft & Fishing Boats.

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Speed Boats

Margate rear Harbour

Sail Craft, Fishing Boats & Speed Boats.

 

Foreness Bay, Cliftonville

Fishing Boats, Speed Boats & Water Skiing.

 

Westbrook/Barnes Car Park

Speed Boats & Water Skiing.

 

Beresford Gap, Birchington

Speed Boats/Jet Skis & Water Skiing. Members of the Bereford Water Ski club ONLY - to join please ring 07974 509807 

 

Ramsgate Harbour

Launching facilities available. Fees apply. Moorings available – Harbour Office 01843 572100.

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Water Skiing

Foreness Bay, Cliftonville

Fishing Boats, Speed Boats & Water Skiing.

 

Westbrook/Barnes Car Park

Speed Boats & Water Skiing.

 

Beresford Gap, Birchington

Speed Boats/Jet Ski & Water Skiing. Members of the Bereford Water Ski club ONLY - to join please ring 07974 509807

 

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Jet Skiing

Winter Gardens, Margate

PWC (Jet Ski, Jet Bikes, Wet Bikes ONLY).

 

Beresford Gap, Birchington

Speed Boats/Jet Ski & Water Skiing. Members of the Bereford Water Ski Club ONLY - to join please ring 07974 509807

Palm Bay/Sacketts Gap, Cliftonville

PWC (Jet Ski, Jet Bikes, Wet Bikes ONLY), Operated by Jet Ski World. Fees apply – 01843 231703.
(Café / Showers / Toilets) .

 

Eastern Undercliff, Ramsgate

PWC (Jet Ski, Jet Bikes, Wet Bikes ONLY).

 

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See Also

Water User Group membership form, rules and regulations  PDF 

 

Weblinks

Coastal Codes

Thanet Coastal Project


Contact Us

Leisure, Sport & Coast

Email: leisureservices
@thanet.gov.uk

 

Phone: 01843 577274

Fax: 01843 577686



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