Private Ash Scattering Ceremony for Navy Mariners, Fisherman
Organizing funerals is never easy. It becomes more challenging if the dearly departed requested a water burial. The whole process requires licenses and other formal arrangements that can be difficult to undertake.
It is a popular request by many who have an affiliation to the sea. That their final resting place be to have their ashes scattered at sea. Mariners, Fishermen, nature lovers and people from all walks of life often request this service. These people want to return to nature in a peaceful and dignified way by choosing this celebration to end of life.
Or, maybe you want to commemorate their life at sea and love for nature by scattering ashes on water. Either way, reserving a private boat hire service for scattering ashes on the water is the best solution. We can provide you with the utmost privacy while you carry out this intimate ceremony.
FAQs: Scattering Ashes on Water for Navy, Fisherman & More
Do You Need a License to Scatter Ashes in the UK?
Scattering ashes on the sea is a regulation–free practice that does not require a license. There are pre-determined rules like dispersing ashes at a safe distance from the shore and not disrupting the surrounding area during the ceremony. These conditions are easy to follow and manageable too.
Our boat hire services for scattering ashes will ensure that your ash scattering ceremony is compliant with all laws and regulations.
Why Do People Prefer Boat Hire Services for Scattering Ashes?
The Royal Navy Chaplain often carries out this task for its members. Merchant Navy officials also receive honourable treatment when they pass away. Yet, many families prefer an intimate arrangement to the pomp and splendour and we are here to help and provide this service.
Many families are also uninterested in filling a stack of paperwork to commission the ceremony.And due to this, a private boat hire service for scattering ashes appears as a preferable option. Lesser restrictions and tailored services make this occasion more meaningful for the gathering.
What Is the Best Place for Scattering Ashes on Water in the UK?
We depart from Gosport, Portsmouth, and cover the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, the Needles, and The Solent. You may arrange the destination by choosing coordinates that mean something to you, and the dearly departed.
For instance, The site of The Mary Rose is a popular site for ash scattering ceremony for the Navy. We can select a backdrop that maybe holds special memories, or we can navigate to an area that is special to you.
Our Boat Hire Services for Scattering Ashes at Sea
Why Should You Choose Us?
We can arrange a scattering of ashes ceremony for any size of gathering from a single mourner to a group of 12. Our boat is wheelchair accessible and safe for young attendees.
- Providing you with complete privacy during the ceremony
- Ordering biodegradable urns to comply with eco-conscious guidelines
- Monitoring the tidal stream and wind direction to prevent disturbances
- Serving refreshments
- Handling pre-ordered flower and wreath arrangements
- Playing background music if required
In the end, you can disperse the ashes in a biodegradable urn or choose an alternative method. We will ensure that everything is arranged and ready–to–go when you arrive.
Booking Our Boat Hire Services for Scattering Ashes
Our company operates around the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, the Needles, and The Solent. The starting point for all locations is Gosport, within Portsmouth harbour.
You can call us (08:00 – 20:00) to ask any questions you may have.