Summer Services SMALL CRAFT STORAGE
The Yard provides STORAGE SPACE for members for small craft in the summer season (from April 1st to September 30th) The fees for this are set every year by Committee and are collected at the end of the season.
Summer storage fees 2021
Punts / inflatables / kayaks / sailing dinghies / canoes / stand up paddle boards / outboard motors £20.00
A) Sailing Dinghies
Applications for Sailing Dinghy Storage are administered by the Dinghy Captain. A list of storage requests is compiled using information submitted online after a form is sent out by email in January. All dinghies need an efficient and adequate launching trolley, but Toppers and similar boats are stored on racks so the trolley must also fit onto the rack. All vessels must be covered by insurance and it is the owner's responsibility to ensure that all their gear is properly maintained and marked clearly with their name. Only monohulls are permitted.
B) Canoes, Kayaks Paddleboards etc.
A limited amount of space is available for the storage of canoes kayaks or paddle boards of moderate length over the summer period utilizing a section of the rack. Applications are managed by the Dinghy Captain in a similar manner to Sailing dinghies. All must be nearly marked with the owners name.
C) Punts - The racks will accommodate punts up to 9 feet in length (2.85m) Larger craft will be refused storage.
All rigid rowing dinghies and inflatables are classified as Punts. Summer storage for Members punts is available on racks erected in the Yard.
Application is made by electronically -please advise us if you have not received a request to submit an application before the end of March each year . The Yard Marshal administers the storage of punts
D) Outboard motors
There is a metal rack for storing small outboard motors(up to 4hp) which must be clearly marked with the owners name. Locks are the responsibility of the owner. No fuel storage cans may be left in the Yard.
Applications for motor storage is made via an electronic questionnaire as for dinghies and punts - please contact us if you have not received one
All equipment must be removed from the yard at the end of the season (September 30th) although there will be some flexibility at each end of the season for punts when the parent boat is afloat.
Do not bring small craft into the Yard without prior discussion with the Dinghy Captain or Yard Marshall.
Cars may be parked in the Yard while loading or unloading. No vehicle should be left unattended.
Last updated 21:06 on 25 April 2022