Award winning Jeanneau Cap Camarat 9.0 WA

Award winning Jeanneau Cap Camarat 9.0 WA Earlier this year the prestigious Motor Boat & Yachting Magazine annual awards were revealed. Winners were picked across multiple categories covering pretty much all the options available to potential motorboat purchasers. Jeanneau, unsurprisingly, received nominations in several categories but probably the most hotly contested was ‘Sportsboats and RIBs’. The
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Morgan Marine Showboat enjoying the day!

Morgan Marine Showboat weekender

A great time had by all! Well, after weeks of planning, many, many, man-hours spent cleaning and preparing display boats, organising refreshments, arranging entertainment, etc. etc.it was all over too quickly! Morgan Marine’s annual Showboat event held last weekend (6 & 7thof July) has become a well-regarded event in many new and old (as well
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The first five-masted tall ship – sunk because of its speed!

Built in 1902, The Preußen (usually Preussen in English) was the first five-masted tall ship ever built. It was a German steel-hulled windjammer built in 1902 for the F. Laeisz shipping company and named after the German state and kingdom of Prussia. It was the only ship of this class with five masts carrying six sails
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Find us at the Suffolk Show!

Morgan Marine are at the Suffolk show! The Suffolk Show is held at Trinity Park on the outskirts of Ipswich. Conveniently located just off the A14 and easily accessible from all parts of the county and from Essex, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. This last day at the show promises some great weather! Some come and say
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Copperas Factory (1556)

Copperas – a small bit of history

Copperas Road in Brightlingsea is the main drag through Shipyard Estate that leads directly to Morgan Marine. Strangely, we rarely refer to it in our address details, as being the largest boat yard in Brightlingsea and therefore Shipyard Estate, we are very easy to find! The name Copperas Road though has always been intriguing to
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Peter Horn

Another new face at Morgan Marine!

With the continued expansion of our Engineering Department we have recruited another highly-experienced engineer – Peter Horn. It is fair to say that Peter is a bit of a salty old sea dog! With more than 20 years sailing experience, especially in and around Greece and her islands. He is also a fully qualified and
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Meet the new boy at Morgan Marine!

Morgan Marine have a new young member of staff. Hailing from St Osyth James Stacey is here primarily as a junior yard hand, helping with general yard duties as well as undersealing and preparing customer boat hulls. Despite his age James is a very experienced sailor having just moved out of the Spitfire Class (16ft
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Morgan Marine

Morgan Marine under new ownership!

Breaking News from Morgan Marine!   Until now, Morgan Marine has been owned and run by the Morgan family for over 45 years. Owners Ric and Steve Morgan openly declared their intention to sell late last year and received no shortage of interest. However, they were very clear on the nature of buyer desired; “Having
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Merry Fisher 895 Marlin

Jeanneau releases all new Merry Fisher 895 Marlin!

Jeanneau debuted for the first time the all new Merry Fisher 895 Marlin at the Paris Boat Show earlier this December. With her clever combination of design features, for security, ergonomics and true comfort on board, both inside and out, this Merry Fisher 895 Marlin meets the most demanding of criteria. From fishing with friends,
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Morgan Marine Chandlery

Surviving Winter…

Morgan Marine Chandlery – Surviving Winter – A step by step guide Dealing with Condensation Winter sailing or living aboard over the winter months can be harsh.  Thing are always made worse by the scourge of condensation. People depend on heat to survive but when that warm air comes in to contact with cold surfaces
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