Boat moorings

Moorings in the Vale
The Vale parish has four areas where people traditionally moor their boats and, since 1979, this has been controlled by law through specially constituted moorings committees.

Details of the various committee members can be found in the download below.  Anyone wanting to moor in one of the designated areas or to move an existing mooring is asked to contact one of the members listed for more information.


1. Neither the Committee nor the Parish will be liable for any damage or injury caused by any vessel or other property or any person however such damage or injury may be caused.

2. No floating ropes shall be used. 

3. All bobbers and buoys used in connection with the mooring shall be floating at high tide.

4. The mooring shall not be used in any other way as to cause damage or inconvenience to other vessels.

5. The owner shall be solely responsible for his vessel and equipment whilst moored.

6. All boats, punts, trailers, equipment etc must be readily identifiable at all times.

7. The mooring is not transferable between owners and/or vessels.

8. The Committee may at its discretion revoke any mooring should there be any breach of the foregoing conditions.

9. The Committee must be informed if the person to whom this mooring is allocated has a mooring in States controlled harbour or marina or a mooring controlled by another parish.

10. Any misconduct which has a detrimental effect on other boat owners could result in the Committee revoking your mooring allocation. 

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