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Mooring and storage charges - 2019/20

All charges are exclusive of VAT


  • Department deep water mooring:  £326 ground lease per annum plus boat fee £21 per metre or part thereof (minimum £125)

ServiceCharges 2019/20 (excl VAT)
DOUGLAS and PEEL Inner Harbours
  • £154 for each meter or part metre 
  • £770 minimum charge for vessels under 5m
  • £16.30 for each meter or part metre
  • £81.50 minimum charge for vessels under 5m
Visitor Daily Rate
  • Visitor Outer Harbour: £1.32 per metre
  • Visitor Inner Harbour: £1.96 per metre
Visitor Daily Rate
  • Visitor Pontoon: £2.70 per metre per day

Storage Charges 

ServiceCharges 2019/20 (excl VAT)
DOUGLAS Tongue and North Quay boat parks
Annual over 6m £732
Monthly £73.20
7 days or part of a 7 day period £18.30
Annual Under 6m £382.50
Monthly £38.25
7 days or part of a 7 day period £9.70 (minimum 1 week term applies)
Annual over 6m £403
Monthly £40.25
Annual Under 6m £212.15
Monthly £21.20 (minimum 1 month term applies)

Miscellaneous Charges

ServiceCharges 2019/20 (excl VAT)
Electricity per KWH £0.17 (for use with power pedestals on quay sides and pontoons)
Fresh Water Water for each cubic metre £2.15
Labour charge for each deliver £38
Grid Hire (dry maintenance berth) hire for each day
  • Pleasure Craft £18.85
  • Commercial vessels:
    • under 65 gross tons £27
    • 65-125 gross tons £45
    • 125 gross tons and over £62.75
  • £3.45 for IOMSPCO & All other harbours related use
  • £10 for public use per visit
Harbour Facilities Access Cards/Fobs Issued Free on request on payment of Harbour Dues or Boat Parking charges. (max 2 fobs per boat).

Extra or replacement cards charged at £11
Administration Charge (for hourly labour charges on ad-hoc invoices) £41.30
Oil and Gas Tanker Ship / ISPS Security Charges (up to 12 hours)
Over 12 hours – per hour

£22.50 per hour

Registration of Pleasure Craft (Regulations 2018)
First Registration £55
Amendment of Certificate £25.75
Duplicate Certificate £21


  1. The Department accepts no responsibility for any vessels, or other equipment, stored on its property and responsibility rests with the owner
  2. All necessary documentation and payments must be completed prior to the boat being placed in storage or on mooring
  3. Trailered vessels includes rigid inflatables, dinghies and any other trailer-launched vessel
  4. For storage on Tongue, Battery Pier and Umber Quay a minimum charge of 1 week may apply as appropriate. For all other areas, a minimum charge of the appropriate monthly fee will apply
  5. Trailers, storage frames or other equipment to be stored at the discretion of the Port Manager at an appropriate rate
  6. Vessels stored on selected areas, as approved by the Department, to be charged standard rates discounted by 40%
  7. For all other fees please click on the following link: Harbour (Dues and Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.
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