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The following layover and pick-up/drop-off points are for Bailiwick resident boat owners.

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Etiquette

Please work closely with the marina staff on duty to make these facilities work smoothly for everyone, whilst we also continue to welcome the many visiting yachtsmen to the island each year. You'll find the team out on the water or on the pontoons throughout the summer. We look forward to seeing you and appreciate your help in making multi-use of this space a success for all.

From time-to-time, especially during July and August, capacity may be at its maximum in all the visitor areas of St. Peter Port harbours. During these times, the Marina Staff will advise local customers if the use of visitor berths is temporarily unavailable.

These layby areas are designed for occasional use only so that all our local mooring holders can make use of them. Vessels left unattended in any of these areas without being checked in with the Marina Office may be towed at the owners expense.

If you any questions about using these facilities, please contact Guernsey Marina on ch80.

Cambridge and Crown Pier steps

Quick drop offs and pick-ups only. Boats should not be left unattended at these points; they are for the safe and quick transfer of people and not for any other use.

Local layby pontoon

Short stays only of up to 12 hours. We advise you notify Port Control on ch12 how long you intend to stay.

West side of walk-ashore pontoons

Applies to the west side of the pontoon link ups only. Up to 9 hours stay is free of charge, on the understanding that you have checked in with the Marina Office.

Between 9 and 24 hours, 50% reduction. Stays longer than 24 hours will require berthing in the visiting vessel areas.

It is essential that all vessels are checked in with the Marina Office prior to using this facility.

Victoria Marina

Longer stays of between 24 and 72 hours. Visitor rates apply.

Albert Pier

The cruise tender pontoon at the end of the Albert Pier is designated as a temporary secure area during cruise ship operations. On other days, local vessels may use the pontoon for quick drop offs and pick-ups only, with prior permission from the Marina Office or Port Control. This pontoon is strictly for the safe and quick transfer of people and not for any other use, without permission from the Marina Office.

Boats should not be left unattended on this pontoon. Unattended vessels will be removed at the owner's expense.

Slipways and steps

Slips and steps in the harbours are for general harbour use. Boats may not be left unattended and if found blocking the slips or steps will be removed at owner's expense. Notices are displayed to this effect.

Users should be aware that the lower ends of slipways can be fouled with weed and may be slippery underfoot.