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Sutton Harbour Marina
The Jetty
Sutton Harbour

Out of hours please call the lock on 01752 204732 or on VHF Channel 12

Sutton Harbour Holdings plc, Tin Quay House, North Quay, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, PL4 0RA
Registered in England under No 2425189


Marina Manager

Mark Brimacombe, Marina Manager

Mark Brimacombe, Marina Manager

For all your marina and berthing enquiries including availability,
please contact us.

Tel: 01752 204702

Or out of hours Call the Lock on 01752 204732
or on VHF channel 12.


Getting here by sea
Lat 50º 21’ .98N Long 04º 07’ .96W

Sutton Harbour Marina is well protected from all adverse weather conditions inside Sutton Lock and is situated to the east side of Plymouth waterfront.

Enter Plymouth Sound from either the Eastern or Western Channels. When north of The Breakwater head toward South Mallard Buoy (50º 21’.51N 04º 08’.30W) VQ (6) + L Fl 10s. From this buoy head east towards Fishers Nose (50º21’.80N 04º08’.01W) Fl (3) R 10s. The marina is accessed via Sutton Lock (50º21’.98N 04º07’.96W) which is north of Fishers Nose close west of The National Marine Aquarium.

The lock is free, staffed 24 hours, has a barrel dimension of 44metres x 12metres and is operational on request. For access call “Sutton Lock” on VHF Chan 12.

Access is controlled by a system of traffic light signals displayed at the north and south end of the lock. Be aware of the pedestrian swing bridge across the south end of the lock and please observe lock keeper's instructions as you enter. On entry to the lock secure to the floating pontoons down each side of the lock. The Lock retains chart datum +3.5m in the harbour. Free flow is in operation when rise of tide is greater than 3.5m (approx high water ± 3hr).

For flood prevention the lock gates will close at 5.7metres on a rising tide and will not recommence operation until 5.6metres on a falling tide. During these times vessels will be unable to enter or leave Sutton Harbour.

By Road
Plymouth is easily reached from all parts of the UK. The A38 Devon Expressway connects Plymouth with the national motorway network. For easy-to-follow directions from anywhere in the UK please use the google map above to plan your route.

By Rail
Mainline rail services are available to Plymouth from all over the UK. To plan your journey by rail visit


Sutton Harbour Marina Berth Holders
Parking for berth holders within Sutton Harbour Marina is provided on a permit basis for one vehiche and is located adjacent to the marina and can be seen on the map below. Immediately outside the entrance to the marina is a drop off area for your convenience. This drop of area is designed for parking limited to 15 minutes to facilitate the unloading of your vehicle. After this period we would ask you to please move your car to the dedicated car park.

Guys Quay & West Pier Marina
Parking for these marina's can be accommodated within our Harbour Car Park next to the National Marine Aquarium on a discounted and permit basis. Please contact for more information.

Please park in the drop off bay and make your way to reception where our marina team will advise you where to park.

The Team

Mark Brimacombe Marina Manager

Mark Brimacombe
Marina Manager

Karen Richmond Marina Administrator

Karen Richmond
Marina Administrator

Alice Robinson Berthing Assistant

Alice Robinson
Berthing Assistant

Sarah Hutchinson Customer Service Assistant

Sarah Hutchinson
Customer Service Assistant

Mark Worth Berthing Supervisor

Mark Worth
Berthing Supervisor

Michael Prizeman Berthing Assistant

Michael Prizeman
Berthing Assistant

Jordan Tolcher Berthing Assistant

Jordan Tolcher
Berthing Assistant

Claire Parker Domestic Assistant

Claire Parker
Domestic Assistant

Paul Kelly Berthing Assistant

Paul Kelly
Berthing Assistant

Karen Cole Domestic Assistant

Karen Cole
Domestic Assistant