Bembridge Harbour Family Fun Weekend
23rd to 25th July 2021
This year's Family Fun Weekend will include everyone's firm favourites, with sand castle building and fun races on the beach, the Great Bembridge Paper Boat Race, and Sunday's famous and not to be missed Crabbing Competition ... Click here for an EVENT PROGRAMME - further info on individual event pages - click on the names on the left.
Pictured, the pirate crew from Macavity, including the Pirate Ship's Dog, Zeva - joint winners with Go of the 2020 Best Decorated boat (and crew) competition!!
If you're coming to the event by boat you'll need to book a berth in advance on our online booking page.
Tickets to the Harbour Party on Saturday 24th are on sale online. Adults £9, Children £4, under 5s free. Please be aware that there are no Fireworks this year due to the continuing Pandemic. Go to the Harbour Party page for more info.
WATER TAXI: the Harbour Water Taxi service operates from the main Duver Marina pontoon, and picks up at Bembridge Point Beach, Bembridge Marina and Fishermans Pontoon. Maximum of 9 passengers but Covid-19 safety measures may limit numbers. Fares (single): 15 years and over £2, 14 and under £1, infants free of charge.
DIRECTIONS BY ROAD: Duver Marina, Bembridge Harbour, The Duver, St Helens, IoW PO33 1YB
From the west, go through the village of St Helens on Upper Green Road - past St Helens Green on your right. The road becomes Eddington Road and as it bends to the left there's a right turn into Duver Road. From the direction of Ryde, Eddington Road takes you past Nodes Point Holiday Park (left) - at the bottom of the hill turn sharp left into Duver Road. The road bends to the right to take you across The Duver. Or going straight on at the bottom of the hill takes you to St Helens Beach.
PARKING: there will be no parking available at the Duver Marina (other than Blue Badge parking with advance notification: firstname.lastname@example.org). There is a National Trust Car Park (PO33 1XY) on the left as you drive across the Duver - their standard charges apply ((NT members free): £2 up to 1 hour, £4.00 for 1-4 hours, £8 for 4 hours). Parking is not permitted on the Duver Road itself, or on the grass. Alternative parking can be found adjacent to St Helens Beach (Council charges apply).
COVID-19: the Duver Marina is fully risk assessed and although restrictions have now been significantly lifted, safety measures will remain in place including one-way systems, and hand washing and sanitiser stations. We respectfully request that in indoor areas, including the toilet/shower block and Galley Locker/Berthing Office, face coverings continue to be worn.
With Covid-19 still with us, we ask everyone to please be mindful of keeping a distance from others.
If you have been in contact with anyone who has Covid symptoms or has tested positive within the last 14 days, or you have any Covid symptoms yourself, please do not attend the event and seek NHS advice.
Take a look at the Gallery from a previous FFW to get a flavour of the event.