River Hamble

The river Hamble is navigable downstream from Botley Quay to Southampton Water at Hamble and Warsash, a distance of 7.5 miles (12 km).  There are no locks.

The maximum size of boats that can navigate the river is not limited by locks, and maximum draught is dictated by the state of the tide.  Maximum height is 13' (4 metres).



IWA Branch

Guildford & Reading

Navigation Authority

Hampshire County Council
River Hamble Harbour Office, Shore Road, WARSASH, SO31 9FR
T: 01489 576387
E: harbour.office@hants.gov.uk
Hampshire County Council website