Southsea Marina is hosting the SAC Let’s Meet & Fish fun day on Saturday 11th May from 9am. The event is free and you can pre-register for fishing here. Prizes will be awarded for the longest specimen in each of five species categories: Bass, Bream, Tope, Smoothhound; Ray; plus a bonus for top placed Junior. It is part of a series of fun SAC Meet & Fish days around the Solent, the next one will be from Gosport Marina on 1st June. There are also separate SAC Qualifiers, running up the the 2024 Sea Angling Classic from Port Solent Marina from 20th-23rd June.

Premier Southsea Marina will be organising a host of other attractions on the 11th May. These are open to all:

Beach Clean – 10am to 12pm helping to keep the local area tidy and free from plastic with a community beach clean. Meeting at the marina reception for 10am, the litter pick will begin at the foreshore, with the intention of walking along the shingle ridge and up to Milton Common and back.

Safety Day and Spring Social – 12pm to 6pm

  • RNLI will be offering ‘safety advice onboard’ for your boat and a life jacket clinic at their marquee, alongside running a raffle in aid of Portsmouth Lifeboat Station with some great prizes to be won
  • Portsmouth Marine Training will be promoting their RYA courses and training
  • British Divers Marine Life Rescue will be offering advice and information about protecting marine wildlife
  • Sing and dance along to live music from The Portsmouth Sea Shantymen
  • Explore the taste of locally sourced gin from Portsmouth Distillery
  • Meet club members and find out more about what’s on offer with Southsea Marina Angling Club

Food is available from local food vendors or at the onsite marina restaurants, The Marina Bar and Bombay Bay.