Facilities


Berthing

We have 500 fully serviced pontoon berths and a selection of quayside berths is available for vessels up to 50m LOA and 5m draft.

Electricity

One 16Amp electricity supply is available to the majority of our berths, if you wish to connect to a supply contact the lock office. We would like to remind our customers that we will disconnect vessels that we believe are abusing the electricity supply and we will not be held liable for any damages as a result of such action. Reasonable use does not include leaving heaters, high energy lights or other high usage electrical equipment on-board unattended.
If you wish to discuss your needs with us or wish to have more information on the use of the electricity supply then please contact lock office.

Boatyard

We have a 40 tonnes travel hoist and a mobile elevation platform to book the use of either of these services please contact the lock office. Electricity & water are available in the boatyard. Please help to keep the boatyard tidy by storing equipment beneath the shores of your vessel and removing all waste before lifting in.

Sail making 54 North

Is located on site, contact the lock office for contact details.

Craning / Mast Lifting

Please contact the Lock Office for details.

Slipways

Two slipways are available for launching smaller vessels. LaunchingFeesAnnualPass: £100.00 Contact the Lock Office for launching details.

Water (Fresh)

Water is available from the hoses on the pontoons. Please leave the hose as you would like to find them and conserve water usage when washing down, especially in the summer.

Fuel 

Red Diesel is available 24 hours a day from the fuel berth. Calor gas is available 24 hours a day from the lock office. Petrol is available from local garages

Gas Calor gas/Camping Gaz

Available from the Lock Office.

Internet WiFi

WiFi is available in most café’s around the marina also Wireless broadband is available at the marina through BT Openzone. Details of subscription packages are available at www.btopenzone.com  or pick up a leaflet at the Lock Office

Telephone 

There is a payphone beneath the Lock Office.

Washing Facilities 

Launderette Open 24/7 and located within both amenity blocks. Tokens available at the Lock Office

Toilets/Showers

These are located in the amenity blocks. Please note, the use of marine toilets in the marina is forbidden.

Dogs

Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a leash at all times. Please prevent them from fouling and should an accident happen – please clean it up!

Trolleys 

Luggage trolleys are available near both marina bridgeheads and at the lock office. Please be considerate to others and return the trolleys to the trolley bay.

Car Parking

Free car parking is available on site. Visitors /berth holders arriving in cars should contact the marina lock office for parking instructions. North Side parking is pay and display; South side parking is Free of Charge. Parking permits are available from the lock office. For long term parking arrangements please contact the lock office

Security

CCTV cameras are in 24 hour operation around the marina . If you see anything suspicious please report to the lock office immediately.

Medical Emergencies

Should you require the services of a doctor, dentist or hospital, please see a member of staff who can help and will give you the necessary information and /or directions.

Urgent Messages

Urgent messages for berth holders/visitors should be logged with the Lock Office.

Battery Disposal 

Via the Boatyard, Please do not place batteries in the refuse containers.

Refuse Disposal

Several General refuse disposal points are located at the top of each bridgehead. Waste oil and paint tins must be disposed of correctly using facilities in the boatyard. To make use of boatyard skip or if in doubt please contact Lock Office.

Waste Oil Disposal

A tank is situated in the boatyard.

Marina Office

Marina Office open 24 hours a day throughout the year. If you find the office to be locked the duty staff will be patrolling the pontoons and are contactable on VHF Ch37

Speed Limit

There exists a maximum speed limit of 4 knots in the marina. Care should also be exercised ashore where the maximum speed limit is5 mph. Please adhere to these limits; they are for everyone’s safety.

Swimming 

Swimming in the marina is not permitted.

Fishing 

Fishing is not permitted anywhere within the marina, fishing trips are available from the lock office.

Training

  • Many marine services are available locally.
  • RYA registered Training Schools in Sail and Power from Basic to Advanced

Contact the Lock Office for more course details

Travel Links

Hartlepoolhas fantastic rail road air and sea links making it very easy to get to quickly. HartlepoolTowncentres train and bus services are a short walk from the marina. DurhamTeesValleyairport is approx 35 minutes from marina. NewcastleAirportis approx 60 minutes from the marina

H.M Coastguard

The office is situated on site next to Britannia House. Tel: 01429 260306.