Banana Wharf’s quayside locations at Port Hamble, Poole Quay and Ocean Village offer a warm welcome and a great place to gather after a fun day on the water. Watch the world go by from the terrace on a sunny summers day or warm yourself up in the bar and restaurant when it’s less clement outside – either way you will find our members in there enjoying a 10% discount* on food and drink with their FlexiSail Loyalty Card!
Bloomsbury Publishing is an award winning independent publishing house established in 1986.
The home of Reeds and Adlard Coles. As the world’s largest nautical publisher they have books for all levels of expertise and on all topics of nautical interest, from invaluable almanacs, cruising guides and instruction books, to stunning large format photographic collections and weather publications.
FlexiSail can enjoy 25% off their nautical publications.
Boatfolk have marinas in Portland, Weymouth, East Cowes, Deacons on the Hamble and Haslar in Portsmouth Harbour. Stay at one of their marinas and not only explore afloat, but also ashore!
All the marinas are well positioned and offer fantastic facilities and you are guaranteed to receive a warm welcome.
FlexiSail members can receive a 10% discount for overnight berthing at one of their marinas.
Portland – 01305 866190. Weymouth – 01305 767576. East Cowes – 01983 293983.
Deacons – 02380 402253. Haslar – 02392 601 201.
A stunning publication offering a unique blend of boat reviews, seamanship and restoration features, history and design columns, plus coverage of leading international regattas and events. Each issue showcases the best-designed traditional boats afloat, examining their design, provenance and heritage. Stunning photography and expert editorial coverage, Classic Boat is essential reading for thousands of wooden boat enthusiasts worldwide.
FlexiSail members can receive a 46% discount off the annual subscription price.
A delightful gem hidden in the heart of Lymington
Formerly a church and a school, this interesting building is tucked away down a quiet lane, just off Lymington High Street, and once ‘discovered’ you will not be disappointed. Lanes offers exceptional, yet affordable, dining to suit all tastes. Their delicious menu is prepared daily with a strong commitment to fresh local and seasonal ingredients served with passion and pride.
FlexiSail members will receive a complimentary glass of house wine at lunch time per diner, and for those dining in the evening they will be offered a complimentary bottle of house wine per 2 adults when ordering a minimum 2 course evening meal.
Kings Saltern Road, Lymington
The home of our Lymington Fleet! For members based in Poole, Hamble or even Ipswich(!), Lymington Yacht Haven offer our FlexiSail Loyalty Card holders 10% discount* on visitor berthing when they’re out exploring the Solent.
Lymington Yacht Haven is a Five Gold Anchor Marina offering first class visitor berthing with luxurious facilities, all inclusive of free electricity and WiFi and just a short walk from Lymington town centre. With easy access at any state of tide and well sheltered from any wind direction, it’s a great place to make your base when visiting this delightful Georgian town.
*conditions apply – 10% discount is applicable on summer berthing fees only.
Specialist Sailing & Travel Insurance Brokers
MPI Brokers are specialists in providing travel insurance for those who like to holiday with the wet stuff, be it frozen or not! They offer comprehensive holiday insurance including cover for off-piste skiing/ boarding and bareboat charter or flotilla trips. Single trip or annual policies are available.
FlexiSail members receive preferential rates on all travel policies.
Delightful Restaurant & Wine Bar on the Cobbles in Hamble
You’ll find a warm welcome at the River Rat located on the cobbles in Hamble village.
Within the understated exterior is a stylish tapas bar serving a selection of delicious small plates, wines by the glass, or bottle, and an amazing selection of specialist gins. Upstairs you’ll discover a contemporary bistro style restaurant, and the beautiful garden and popular heated ‘huts’ provide a year-round al-fresco dining experience.
Offering modern British and European cuisine, the Sunday lunch menu and A La Carte dinner menu is beautifully presented and prepared with care by the highly acclaimed head chef Craig, and his team.
FlexiSail Members receive 10% off food at River Rat.
Stylish and practical boat bags!
Founded by Sonja McGinn after a near disaster with luggage loading during a Greek flotilla holiday, Sacqua offers the perfect solution to your boat storage needs! Designed to fold to A4 size on flights for use on holidays, the bags can carry up to 15kg and seal with velcro, making them ideal for transporting kit on and off the boat. They are shaped to fit into lockers and have a clip to attach them to the dinghy, so no more luggage overboard woes!
They also now feature waterproof handbags which come in a variety of colours – a must for those heading off to the water!
FlexiSail members receive 20% off Sacqua Handbags & 15% off Sacqua Loading Bags.
Yacht Charter in the Aegean Islands
Sail Aegean offer skippered or bareboat charter on the Greek Aegean coast with well maintained boats and a knowledgeable team on hand to assist you. Based out of Volos, the capital of Magnesia, and from there you can explore the beautiful Sporades islands and along the mainland coast.
FlexiSail members receive a 15% discount on bareboat charter with Sail Aegean.
Sail Ionian is a friendly, family owned yacht charter company, run personally by the current owners for the last 15 years, based in Vliho Bay on the island of Lefkas / Lefkada, Western Greece. It has been built up on a foundation of dedicated service and a passion for the sailing lifestyle and the ever popular holiday destination of the Ionian.
Sail Ionian’s Yacht Rental Greece base is ideally located for sailing holidaymakers who want to explore the Southern and Northern Ionian.
10% discount when booking a bareboat charter as listed on their website.
Sailing Today is the magazine for hands-on cruising sailors whose love of sailing takes them around the British Isles, across the Channel and further, to the blue waters of the wider world.
Offering a wealth of practical advice and a dynamic mix of in-depth boat, gear and equipment news, Sailing Today is written cover to cover by sailors, for sailors. Since its launch in 1997, the magazine has sealed its reputation for essential sailing information and advice.
FlexiSail members can receive a 44% discount off the annual subscription price.