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Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners continues to maintain our “Open Port policy” and our normal harbour patrols will provide guidance, assistance and policing of our General Directions where required.

In-line with current government guidance, no overnight, or short stay visitors will be permitted into the Harbour until further notice.

Yarmouth Harbour is currently putting safety measures in place to receive day visits from our customers. In the meantime, for the safety of everyone, we would ask that recreational marine users remain patient and understanding as we continue to prepare. For now, all our shore-based facilities remain closed until further notice.

We look forward to welcoming you to Yarmouth Harbour soon.

Yarmouth Harbour HIstory

The Harbour had existed for several hundred years before it became a Trust Port in 1931. Yarmouth Harbour is run by a Board of Commissioners who are voluntary except for the Chief Executive/Harbour Master. Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners is a “Trust Port” organisation, there are no shareholders, so all surplus or profit is reinvested into the business.

The Harbour has undergone a whole host of changes over the years including the move from a small fishing creek to a commercial port exporting sand for glass production and grain and the import of coal for the gas works, and thence to a passenger steamer pier and onwards to a car ferry terminal, and in more recent years a leisure port.  

In 2006 the first walk ashore pontoons were introduced and in 2011, with Phase 1 of the Harbour Development plan, more walk ashore pontoons were installed to reflect customer demand and the fuel facility was moved to a floating pontoon near the Harbour entrance. Phase 4a of the Harbour Development which created more walk ashore pontoons, predominantly for RIBS and small craft at lunchtimes, is used also for overnight yachts and is in an area close to the RNLI lifeboat pen and adjacent to the emergency slipway. 


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