Marina & Berthing
An easily-accessible haven on the east coast
Whether you are a long-standing berth holder or a weekend visitor, SYH provides a friendly welcome and a range of onsite services and facilities.
Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) has 550 marina berths and additional swinging moorings.
The marina has berthing for yachts up to 21.3m (70 feet) with a maximum draft of 2.5m (8.2 feet).
The berthing office is open from 8.00am to 5.30pm, seven days a week, except for the Christmas and New Year bank holidays.
Contact the berthing office via:
VHF Channel 80
01473 659 240
If you are visiting Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH), you will need to request a temporary berth or mooring via the berthing office. Upon arrival at the marina, visit the berthing office, located within the main reception building.
Wifi, Power & Water
All pontoon berths have 16amp metered power hook-ups and fresh water nearby. Electricity and wifi is included in the fees for visiting yachts.
Haven Ports Yacht Club
Located in the famous red LV78 lightship, HPYC offers a warm welcome, food and drinks for members and visitors.
Security & CCTV
CCTV is in operation throughout the marina.
A slipway is available near the fuel berth for self-launchers and berth-holders. Contact the marina office or chandlery to find out more.
Eleven marine businesses operate onsite at SYH, including a classic boat chandlery, sail making, rigging, engineering and electronics.
Toilets & Showers
The marina has three state-of-the-art shower facilities, which are free for berth holders and visitors. One is located opposite the lightship, one at the east end of the harbour, and one at the west end of the harbour. Contact the chandlery or berthing office for the access code.
SYH’s facilities for visiting yachts include laundry, recycling facilities and a mini market within the chandlery.
A one stop shop
From repairs to regattas, chandleries and berthing, SYH is a thriving hub of marine activity. With modern workshops and a suite of lifting and launching capabilities, SYH’s experienced in-house team is able to offer an array of services. Marina users also have access to SYH’s 11 onsite businesses from sail making to rigging, electronic, stainless steel fabrication and sailing schools.
Scale of Charges (all rates ex VAT)
Annual rate (1st April 2020- 31st March 2021)
£321.00 per metre, including hardstanding
Pontoon berth from 1st November 2020 – 31st March 2021
£106.60 per metre, excluding hardstanding
Electricity is charged to berth holders, per unit plus a quarters facility charge.
Electricity charges to daily visiting boats is included in the berthing fee. Longer period visiting electricity charges will be charged as above.
Lift vessel from water to hardstand or hardstand to water: £20.65 per metre
High pressure washing below the waterline: from £4.00 per metre
Survey lift (to include wash and relaunch): £29.60 per metre
Small craft up to 2 tonnes:
One launch and recovery: £25.00
Season ticket launch and recovery: £175.00
Secure compound storage, including season tickets: P.O.A
For vessels between 6m – 12m from 1st April to 31st October 2020 (including hard standing, subject to Ts & Cs)
£132.50 per metre
£17.25 per metre, per month
Vessels stored on hardstanding for a period of more than 12 months may be subject to additional charges not covered by these or any subsequent scale of charges.
£41.60 per month depending on availability
Blocking off motor cruisers, cradle leg hire: £10.40 per leg, per month
Wash and relaunch, June – Sept:
- LOA up to 9m: £95.83
- 9 to 10.5m: £100.00
- 10.5 to 12m: £104.16
- Over 12m: P.O.A
- Towage included in the above rates
Use of scrubbing grid
Berth-holders: £23.75 per tide
Visitors: £30.83 per tide
Daily rate £2.45 per metre, per day.
Weekly rate £1.80 per metre, per day.
(7 consecutive days or more)
Monthly rate £1.33 per metre, per day
(30 consecutive days or more)
N.B. Boats with a beam in excess of 3.75m will be charged an extra 1m in length for every 0.25m over and above this.
From 1st April 2020 – 31st March 2021
£1,850.00 per annum
£12.85 per metre
Ketch rig: 2nd mast at 75% cost of main mast.
A charge of £2.48 per metre will be made where towage is necessary.
The securing of rigging screws with split pins, seizing wire and tape will be carried out upon request at an additional charge: P.O.A
THE ABOVE PRICES ALL EXCLUDE VAT.
The above prices are given as a guide and are subject to alteration without notice.
All berthing charges are payable in advance. A discount of 5% will be allowed against a single payment in advance on an annual pontoon berth, a swinging mooring or winter berthing when paid by cash, cheque or bank transfer (excludes credit card payments).
Terms & conditions available from the berthing office.
Join the community
From regattas to club racing, open days and boat shows, the SYH calendar offers events for all ages and abilities.