6 January 2010


The public right of navigation is subject to the payment of harbour dues. Harbour users are reminded that vessels are not permitted to use Shoreham Harbour without exhibiting a current harbour dues plaque indicating that harbour dues have been paid. Harbour dues are deemed not to have been paid unless a plaque is displayed.

The revenue from harbour dues funds the Conservancy costs of the harbour for all users. This includes dredging, surveying, maintenance of navigational aids, wreck removal, Port Information Service, Safety Management, harbour patrols and the enforcement of byelaws and general directions.

Harbour dues are payable for vessels on permanent moorings, launcing from a slip or entering the port for just a day.

The charge for harbour dues in the Eastern and Western Arms from 1st January 2010 to 31st December 2010:-

The above rates include Value Added Tax

A full list of tariffs can be found on our website:-



Mariners are reminded that Radar, CCTV, VHF and telephone conversations are all recorded and can be used in any investigation into incidents in the harbour.

Julian Seaman, Harbour Master - 6th January 2010


Owners, Agents, Charterers, Marinas, Yacht Clubs and Recreational Sailing Organisations should ensure that the contents of this Notice are made known to the Masters or persons in charge of their vessels or craft.

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