Welcome to Sovereign Harbour
Sunny, spacious and sheltered, Sovereign Harbour in Eastbourne combines quality facilities, a full-service boatyard, and an array of waterfront restaurants.
Set on the East Sussex coastline, the marina at Sovereign Harbour is the perfect base for yacht or motor boat cruising and fishing. Enjoy the relaxed surroundings, with a range of berthing and boat storage options and the added security of a locked marina. There’s extensive cruising on offer to the east coast ports, and across the Channel to France, the Netherlands, or Belgium.
Quality marina facilities
Four inner harbours provide over 800 berths at this award-winning marina, all accessed via one of two 24-hour high-capacity locks. The marina’s experienced boatyard team and modern, quality equipment, provide comprehensive lifting services. A well-stocked chandlery and a range of specialist professionals are on hand to cater for all your boat’s needs.
Family friendly, Sovereign Harbour provides a haven from the bustle of urban life. The marina’s yacht club has thriving racing, cruising, and social programmes. The Waterfront's bars, restaurants and cafés offer marina views and add to the relaxed feel. Hailed as the UK’s sunniest location, the Victorian seaside town of Eastbourne is close by, backed by the stunning South Downs National Park.
Sovereign Harbour features
Sovereign Harbour in Eastbourne has all the services you’d expect from a premium marina.
ParkingFree onsite berth holder parking
Personal bathroomsIndividual shower rooms and toilets
Pump-outHolding tank pump-out facilities
WaterWater is available free of charge across the site
Sovereign Harbour's boatyard offers a quality service, with a new 60-tonne travel hoist and 1.5-tonne crane, ideal for engine lifts, stepping masts and launching personal watercraft or Jet Skis. The boatyard has a highly experienced, friendly team, providing comprehensive lifting services all year round, while a range of marine specialists offer a wide range of supporting services.
- High pressure hull cleaning
- Lift, launch and block-off
- Boat storage
With additional companies available onsite to assist with
- Maintenance and repair
- Engine lifts
- Mast removal
Latest newsKeep up to date with everything that’s happening at Premier Marinas.
Sustainability hat trick for Premier Marinas
Premier Marinas continues to make sustainability a priority having been certified ISO 14064-1:2018 for the verification of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Enlisting the help of birds
Sovereign harbour has engaged East Sussex Falconry until the end of November to help disperse the birds.
Sovereign Harbour lock upgrade
We recently completed the upgrade to Lock 2 at Sovereign Harbour
The Waterfront schedule of summer events on your doorstep
The Waterfront continues to expand its reputation for being the go-to location for car shows and family-friendly days out this summer.
Explore a world of cuisines at The Waterfront
The Waterfront is the perfect place to enjoy food and drink on the doorstep of your berth.
Pontoon jet washing programme at Sovereign Harbour
The team is busy preparing for the upcoming season.
Spring into entertainment at The Waterfront
The Waterfront at Sovereign Harbour is the place to have fun and get away from it all this spring.
Sovereign Harbour lock maintenance shutdown
Notice of Sovereign Harbour lock shutdown for winter maintenance in March 2023.
In Our Element - the final stretch, 1000 miles to go
We've received a call! This morning we had the pleasure of a phone call from Hollie, tucked away in a very small cupboard onboard 'Saltie' in the middle of the Atlantic ocean
In Our Element undertake the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Premier Marinas colleagues are embarking on one of the world's toughest rowing races - the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Getting to Sovereign Harbour
Sovereign Harbour is located on the South Coast, in Eastbourne, between Brighton and Hastings. With good rail and airport links from London and Brighton.