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South Devon: Salcombe South Hams

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Salcombe South Hams Location Salcombe, South Devon. Area of operation Salcombe Estuary and Coast Type of boat Rib Duration of trip Up to 1 hour Capacity of boat 2 boats can take up to 20 people 1st rib – 11 passengers, 2nd rib 7 passengers Refreshments Available on request Ceremony…

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Testing water urns from a height

The Results: Testing Water Urns We received lots of question about which urns are appropriate for what locations. Many people choose to scatter ashes at sea and often people think that the want place the ashes directly into deep. So locations like piers, harbour walls, cliffs and high sided boats present a challenge. The problem…

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Pembrokeshire, Wales: Milford Haven

Scattering Ashes on water at Milford Haven Location Milford Haven Marina Area of operation Milford Haven water way and St. Brides Bay Type of boat Cabin rhib Duration of trip Up to 2 hours Capacity of boat 11 passengers Refreshments Can be arranged on shore Suitable urns Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead…

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Republic of Ireland: Dublin

Scattering Ashes at Sea or the River Liffey – Dublin Ireland Location Dun Laoghaire, Dublin Area of operation  Lower end of the river Liffey, coast surrounding Dublin and the Irish Sea Type of boat Passenger Boat Duration of trip Trips are approx 90 mins Capacity of boat Max 10 passengers. Refreshments Feel free to bring…

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Amble near Newcastle: Northumbria

Boat charter Amble near Newcastle scattering ashes at sea Location Amble, Northumberland Area of operation Alnmouth Bay or a visit to Coquet Island Type of boat Storebro 34 Workboat Duration of trip Approx 45 -60 Mins Capacity of boat 8 people Refreshments Can be arranged Suitable urns Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to…

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A sailor’s farewell poem: Crossing the Bar

If you are looking for words or verse for ash scattering ceremony fit for an old sailor, then you could worse than consider the classic poem Crossing the Bar by Alfred Lord Tennyson Crossing the Bar BY ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON Sunset and evening star,       And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning…

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Naval Order of Service

It may be you want to scatter the ashes of a loved one at sea and that person had a naval career. And whilst you would like reference to their service in the the Royal or Merchant Navy it may not be appropriate to use the Navy’s chaplaincy service. There maybe many reasons for this: you want…

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A Bible reading suitable for an old sailor

We have recently been in touch with the naval chaplaincy at Portsmouth and they have been extremely helpful. We explained that many people may wish to be to have their ashes scattered in the same place as their loved one and still have reference to their career with either Royal or Merchant Navy. We asked…

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East Devon: Beer

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Beer in Devon Location Beer, East Devon. Area of operation Within a three mile radius of Beer (Branscombe, Seaton, Beer) Views across Lyme Bay.. Type of boat: 25’ working fishing boat Duration of trip: As long as client requires, further charges if longer than 1 hour Capacity of boat: 11…

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South Devon: Plymouth Sound

Location The Barbican Landing Stage, Commercial Wharf, Barbican, Area of operation Within the waters of Plymouth Sound Type of boat Our chartered cruise boats (depending on availability) take family and friends to pay their respects, as loved one’s ashes are scattered on the waters of Plymouth Sound. Duration of trip 1 Hour slot is allocated for this…

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Maldon: Essex

Scattering Ashes on the Thames Estuary Maldon, Essex Location Maldon, Essex Area of operation Blackwater Type of boat  Thames Sailing Barge Duration of trip 2-4 hours Capacity of boat 50 Refreshments Lunches, Afternoon Teas or self-cater.  Licensed Bar. Additional info The whole barge can be hired privately. Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead…

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Tenby, Pembrokeshire: South Wales Coast

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Tenby Location Saundersfoot harbour, nr Tenby, Pembrokeshire, South Wales  Area of operation Around the Sanderfoot and Tenby area Type of boat 10 metre cougar catamaran, powered by twin 300 hp outboards. Duration of trip  Tailored to customer needs Capacity of boat The boat is licensed for 12 persons, plus 2 crew.…

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Cardiff Bay: South Wales Coast

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Cardiff Bay Location Cardiff Bay Area of operation Bristol Channel & Severn Estuary Type of boat 9m Rigid-hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) Duration of trip Subject to customer’s requirements, usually 1 hour (please allow 1 ½ hours in total) Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Not available but as it is…

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Republic of Ireland: Dunmore East, County Waterford

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Waterford Ireland Location Dunmore East, County Waterford Area of operation Dunmore East, WaterfordHarbour, Tramore Bay, Rivers Suir and Barrow. Type of boat Charter Duration of trip As required Capacity of boat 12 Refreshments Tea/ Coffee Cost On Application Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about…

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Southampton Water, Hampshire: River Test

Scattering Ashes at Sea and River Southampton Location Ocean Village, Southampton Area of operation Southampton Water Type of boat Passenger Boat, see picture, capable of carrying 150 comfortably. Heated saloon, and large sun decks. Bar, snack and drink facilities available.  Duration of trip Just over one hour, depending on location. Capacity of boat 6 -150…

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Loch Lomond: Sterling

Scattering ashes over Loch Lomond Location Luss Pier, Loch Lomond Area of operation Loch Lomond Type of boat See above Duration of trip 30 Mins – 60 Mins – more if required Capacity of boat The boats can accommodate a maximum of 7 passengers per boat [8 persons including our driver] larger groups can be…

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You don’t need words to say goodbye

We often think we need words to fill our world, here two brothers (presumably) are scattering the ashes of their father in a tranquil and beautiful setting. Nothing is said apart from one enquiring whether the bag containing the ashes is to be washed out with the sea water. I like it. I always think…

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Cornwall: Falmouth

Scattering Ashes at Sea or on the River Fal in Cornwall Location Cornwall – Falmouth, St Mawes, Truro Area of operation Falmouth Area, River Truro Type of boat There are three craft similar to that pictured above Duration of trip Usually an hour Capacity of boat  Their boats can hold up to 100 of your guests…

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Even TripAdvisor is joining in!

  Well sort of, I came across someone last week asking for tips for a location to scatter their mothers ashes “Good place on Lewis to scatter ashes My mother sadly passed away in October and the family is hoping to have a get-together next July to commemorate her life and scatter her ashes in…

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Celebrant offering ash scattering services

Celebrant: Glynes Mewton, Nationwide

  Name: Glynes Mewton Base: North London South Hertfordshire Area covered: Nationwide Description of service: Glynes Mewton is a compassionate individual who helps people on their carry out dignified scattering or interring ceremonies from , boat services to wood scatterings. All services offered. From the celebrant:  Together we can design a fitting tribute to your…

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Not getting it right at Nubble Light

Divers in York, Maine find evidence people have not got scattering at sea quite right. Divers are finding sealed plastic bags with peoples cremated remains un-scattered at the beauty spot of N. On the Maine coast – Cape Neddick Sohier Park. Apparently these unsuccessful scatterings has happened on at least two occasions the first time…

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Berwick on Tweed: Sea or river Tweed

Scattering Ashes on the River Tweed or at Sea near Berwick upon Tweed Location Berwick on Tweed Area of operation River Tweed or out along the coast Type of boat 33 ft Cygnus Duration of trip 1 Hr or longer if necessary Capacity of boat 12 Refreshments Tea and coffee can be arranged Cost £150…

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Whitby North Yorkshire: North East Coast

Scattering Ashes at Sea Whitby Yorkshire Location Whitby, North Yorkshire Area of operation Whitby and nearby areas Type of boat Bullet DS38 Islander Duration of trip Can be tailored to your requirements Capacity of boat Capacity is 12 with seating for 8 passengers Refreshments  NA Additional info The boat is warm, safe and comfortable. Weather…

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Mudeford Quay, Dorset: South Coast

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Mudeford in Dorset Location The small fishing port of Mudeford Quay, Christchurch, Dorset Area of operation Christchurch and Poole Bays with views of the Isle of Wight, the Needles Lighthouse and Swanage. They can also provide this service in Christchurch Harbour which is in the lower reaches of the Avon…

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