Yachts in Portland Harbor

Portland Harbor is located beside the Isle of Portland, Dorset, on the south coast of England. Construction of the harbor began in 1849; when completed in 1872, its 520-hectare surface area made it the largest man-made harbor in the world, and remains one of the largest in the world today.

Yachts in Portland Harbor

Anchored in Portland Harbor

Paignton Harbor

Paignton is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. Together with Torquay and Brixham it forms the borough of Torbay which was created in 1998. The Torbay area is a holiday destination known as the English Riviera. The harbor was established in the 18th century and the local council has managed it since 1935. Today it remains a hive of activity, especially during the summer months and a vast range of different users enjoy the benefits of this unassuming maritime gem.

Formerly written Peynton, Payngton and Paington, the name is derived from “Paega” an Anglo-Saxon personal name, “ing” meaning “the people of” and “ton” an enclosure, estate or homestead, the original Anglo-Saxon settlement.

Paignton Harbor

Falmouth Harbor

Falmouth, England is famous for its harbor; it is the deepest natural harbor in Western Europe and reputed to be the third largest in the world. While Falmouth’s maritime activity has much declined from its heyday, the docks are still a major contributor to the town’s economy. It is the largest port in Cornwall. Falmouth remains a cargo port and the bunkering and repair of vessels and the transfer of cargo also keep the port’s facilities busy.

Falmouth Harbor