The Mermaids Group based in Universal Marina on the River Hamble

From 2019 as well as running our coffee shop, Mermaids at Universal, the Mermaids Group are also the sole bookings agents for Betsie Jane River Cruises and Valerie 1895 traditional yacht sailing experiences.

Valerie 1895

Sail aboard Valerie - built in 1895 this Victorian Gaff Yawl is now fully restored and sailing on the Solent. Full and half day sailing experiences from Universal Marina.

Mermaids at Universal

Our cozy coffee shop. We serve hearty, simple quick food such as baguettes, soups and jacket potatoes, as well as our range of homemade cakes. Lavazza coffee, Teapig teas, Kokoa Collection hot chocolates, Mermaids Gin, Exton Park Sparkling wine as well as a range of cocktails.

Betsie Jane

River Hamble cruises aboard Betsie Jane - a 1938 Classic Gentleman's Launch. Now now fully restored and offering afternoon tea and evening gin cruises along the Hamble River, departing from Universal Marina.