Boat hoisting and storage

The hoist section operates all year round. There are 2 hoists, both of which operate 3 hours either side of high water, seven days a week:

  • a 65 ton ‘Wise’ dock hoist capable of lifting vessels up to 25 metres in length with a maximum beam of up to 6.2 metres
  • a 25 ton ‘Wise’ slipway hoist capable of lifting vessels up to 15 metres in length with a maximum beam of up to 4.5 metres

During peak season months (from November to May) there is a waiting list.

You can contact the boat hoist section on:

Tel: +44 (0) 1534 447773

Email the boat hoist section


Download 2017 Marina Opening and Hoist Operating Times (Size 151kb)

Download the boat hoist charges (size 342kb)

Boat storage 

Boat storage is available at La Collette Boat Park. You can access this via the main vehicle gate which is open from 8am to 5pm. If you want to enter the boat park outside of these hours you will require a swipe card which is available from the Hoist Office.

If you already have a swipe card, then you can have it updated for access to the boat park by taking the card to the Marine Leisure Centre.

Apply for La Collette boat park temporary access card (size 402kb) 

Codes of practice

Download the code of practice for boat hoisting operations (size 1.2mb)

Download the code of practice for boat lifting operations (size 1.1mb)

Download the code of practice for boat park operations (size 840kb)

Permits to work in and around the ports

Download a grit blasting permit (size 100kb)

Download Hot Works Permit (Size 120kb)