Boat hoisting and storage

The hoist section operates all year round. There are two hoists, both of which operate three 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 4.0 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 or by emailing the boat hoist section.

2023 Boat Hoist charges

2023 Marina opening and boat hoist operating times

Boat storage

Boat storage is available at La Collette Boat Park. Prior notice to the Hoist Office is required in order to ensure availability and allocate a space. You can access this via the main vehicle gate 24/7 by using a valid barrier pass. This swipe card is available from the Marine Leisure Centre. It is strictly prohibited to sleep onboard any vessel within a POJ Boat Park

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

Codes of practice

Code of practice for boat hoisting operations

Code of practice for crane and lifting operations (inc boat lifting)

Code of practice for boat park operations

Permits to work in and around the ports

Grit blasting permit

Engineering Hot Works Permit