About Us
The business is now based in Preston and is part of Gap Convenience Distribution Ltd, registered address (Hoghton Chambers, Hoghton Street, Southport, PR9 0PA)
Our products are all from trusted quality marine companies like Aquafax, Crewsaver, Marathon Leisure, Barton Marine, Proboat, Harken International Paint, Henri Lloyd, Gul, Gill, Blundell Harling, Seago Yachting, Kingfisher, Ocean Safety, Nauticalia, Meridian Zero, Chatham Marine and Allen Brothers to name a few.
The business is based on experience gained from thousands of miles of boating on a wide variety of craft, maintaining power and sailing vessels and fixing stuff on our own boats, you'll find the boating equipment, marine maintenance products, yacht rigging service, safety equipment, and navigation equipment.
Marine Supplies is run by Dave Porter formerly of Shipsides Marine, Preston.
He has been a trusted source for technical boating information for the last 25 years in the Marine trade and Chandlery Trade. Qualified to the Yachtmaster Offshore with commercially endorsed RYA certificate, as a racing/cruising skipper on large or small yachts. More recently have skippered a 44ft yacht Round Britain and Ireland Challenge yachts on the 2011 challenge, raced in numerous RORC races including winning race in 2015, Atlantic crossings on Swan 65s, ARC Atlantic Race, Race weeks, Match Racing and numerous Dinghy Championships, competed in the 2012 and 2014 Newport to Bermuda Yacht Race.
Marine Supplies Direct for chandlery, marine maintenance products, yacht rigging service, marine safety equipment, and navigation equipment, all from brand leading suppliers giving quality products and services at affordable prices.