Leisure vessels at Whitby Harbour

Whitby is home to approximately 350 leisure craft, the majority of which moor on the council moorings.

Prices

See our Whitby Harbour dues and charges

Facilities

  • Laundry:  Coin operated washer and dryer. 
  • Toilets and showers:  You'll need a key fob.  You can get one from the marina office, the harbour office or the bridge operative. Chemical toilet disposal is available. Please do not use the ships head whilst in port.
  • Pump out: On the trident pontoon. Tokens are available from the marina office.
  • Water: Available free of charge on the pontoons and various locations around the harbour.
  • Electricity: The electricity supply is 240V. Tokens are available from the marina office or  theharbour office.
  • Car parking
  • Fuel: Marine diesel is available from the fuel pump next to the marina affice. You will require suitable containers.
  • Safety equipment is provided
  • Refuse: Domestic refuse can be placed in the bin next to the marina office.
  • Trollies (two)
  • Waste oil: Please leave this in closed containers on the grid at the environmental compound next to the marina office.
  • Security gates: Fitted to the west and east side floating pontoons. Keys can be obtained from the marina office.
  • Weather forecasts:  Posted on the marina noticeboard.
  • Storage: Vessel storage is permitted 1 November to 14 April. There is a daily charge.  Please contact the harbour office to discuss availability.

Launching

The slipway is located at the south end of the marina car park.

It is accessible at most states of the tide with exception of low water springs when it is accessible for 4 hours either side of high water.

Please read the launch notice

Insurance

All berth holders must produce a copy of their insurance with a minimum third party limit of £3,000,000.

Staying overnight

You are welcome to launch your vessel and then stay overnight. Please confirm mooring arrangements with the marina attendant.

Car parking

Car parking is available for your vehicle and trailer. Please contact the marina attendant to purchase a permit.

Safety

We have no legislative powers to insist on the equipment you take with you.  We strongly recommend:

  • lifejackets are available for all crew
  • flares on board
  • all children wear lifejackets while near the water
  • VHF
  • compass
  • anchor and line
  • fire extinguishers
  • audible warning
  • torch

Free safety checks are available locally from the RNLI.

Loading crew

Diving boats and day launch boats are prohibited from using the marina pontoons for loading and unloading. There is a pontoon located in the dock end basin. Please use it.

What to do if the marina office is unmanned

Your fees can be paid at the harbour office on Endeavour wharf during normal working hours.

Or leave a note including:

  • Your name and address
  • The name of your vessel
  • The length of your vessel
  • The date and time of your entry/departure
  • Your payment
  • Post your note through the letterbox at either the marina office or the harbour office.

Or call us on 01947 602354 and give us the above details within 24 hours of departure (72 hours as weekends).

Map

This map is provided for guidance only and must not be used for navigation purposes.

Moorings

Mooring waiting list application form.

Lower Harbour

Tate Hill

  • Chain moorings.
  • These moorings dry out so vessels must be capable of safely taking the ground in an upright position.
  • Dinghy access will be required while vessel are afloat.
  • Only available between 1 April and 31 October.

St Annes

  • Chain moorings located on the west side of the harbour below the swing bridge.
  • These moorings dry out so vessels must be capable of safety taking the ground in an upright position.
  • Dinghy access will be required while vessels are afloat.
  • Only available between 1 April and 31 October.

Upper harbour

West side single berths

  • Water and electricity is available.
  • These moorings are dredged to a depth of 1.5m below C.D.
  • Vessels must be capable of taking the ground in a soft river bottom as there is occasional rapid siltation following strong river flows.
  • One car parking permit per vessel can be purchased.
  • The pontoon has a security gate and each vessel is permitted a maximum of 2 keys.  
  • These berths are available from 1 April to 31 October. The winter period of 1 November to 31 March is optional.

West side/main pontoon

  • Moorings are double berthed.
  • Water and electricity is available.
  • These moorings are dredged to a depth of 1.5m below C.D.
  • Vessels must be capable of taking the ground in a soft river bottom as there is occasional rapid siltation following strong river flows.
  • One car parking permit per vessel can be purchased.
  • The pontoon has a security gate and each vessel is permitted a maximum of 2 keys.  
  • These berths are available from 1 April to 31 October. The winter period of 1 November to 31 March is optional.

East side/Church Street pontoon

  • Moorings are double berthed.
  • Water and electricity is available.
  • These moorings are dredged to a depth of 1.5m below C.D.
  • Vessels must be capable of taking the ground in a soft river bottom as there is occasional rapid siltation following strong river flows.
  • One car parking permit per vessel can be purchased.
  • The pontoon has a security gate and each vessel is permitted a maximum of 2 keys.  
  • These berths are available from 1 April to 31 October. The winter period of 1 November to 31 March is optional.

East side/party pontoon

  • Available from 1 April to 31 October. 
  • The winter period, 1 November to 31 March, is optional.
  • On the east side of the upper harbour between the bridge and the Church Street Jetty.
  • Passenger-taking craft are given priority over available berths on this pontoon.
  • Water is available free of charge.
  • These moorings are dredged to a depth of 1.5m below C.D.
  • Vessels must be capable of taking the ground in a soft river bottom as there is occasional rapid siltation following strong river flows.
  • The pontoon has a security gate and each vessel is permitted a maximum of one key.

Drying pontoon

  • The most southerly mooring.
  • Moorings are double berthed.
  • These moorings dry out so vessels must be capable of safely taking the ground in an upright position. 
  • Water is available.
  • One car parking permit per vessel is available for purchase.
  • These berths are available from 1 April to 31 October. The winter period of 1 November to 31 March is optional.

St Mikes

  • Chain moorings.
  • These moorings dry out so vessels must be capable of safely taking the ground in an upright position.
  • Dinghy access will be required while vessels are afloat.
  • These moorings can be occupied for the full year.