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Statutory Harbour Authority

Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners (YHC) is a Statutory Harbour Authority (SHA) and our jurisdiction extends from the Causeway at Freshwater to the seaward limits as described in the 2011 Harbour Revision Order.

YHC is obliged to administer the harbour in accordance with the 1931 Act and the principles of governance promoted in Ports Good Governance Guidance (DfT March 2018).

The 1931 Act incorporates certain sections of the 1847 Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act that give the Chief Executive/Harbour Master statutory powers concerning the management of the harbour. Additionally, the 1931 Act empowers the Commissioners to fix rates at the level required to meet their statutory obligations.

The Harbour Revision Order (HRO) of 30 June 2011 replaced the previous Byelaws creating powers of General Direction.

Opening Times

To contact the Harbour Office Reception team, call +44 (0)1983 760321 option 1.

Dates 2022-23 *Reception Facilities Fuel
1st Jan – 27th Mar 2022 07:00 – 19:00 Last Showers 18:30 Last Fuel 18:30
28th Mar – 29th Oct 2022 07:00 – 22:00 Last Showers 21:30 24 hours
30th Oct 2022 – 26th Mar 2023 07:00 – 19:00 Last Showers 18:30 Last Fuel 18:30

*Reception includes Cockpit Essentials and the launderette in the Harbour Office building.

Opening times may be subject to change for operational or safety reasons.

Water taxis: operating hours can be viewed under Water Taxi.

View of Yarmouth Harbour at low tide - Photo by Destination Yarmouth

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