Preston Marine Services (PMS) – Tariff
Tariff from 1st April 2021 including VAT at 20% – subject to berth availability, application and acceptance.
This tariff supersedes all others of Preston Marine Services Ltd.
PONTOON BERTHING – PRICE PER METRE
(Length Over All – including davits / bowsprits etc / bathing platforms etc.)
NOTE – The maximum boat size considered for permanent mooring at Preston Marina is a displacement of 12 tonnes.
|Berthing Licence Type (Prices per metre LOA)||12 months||6 months||3 months||1 Month||1 Day||Visitor Specials Daily *|
|Early Payment Discount Rate. (Full payment at start of contract)||£199.00||£110.00||£71||£30.00||£2.00||From £10 per boat/night|
|Berthing Paid Monthly (subject to approval)||£218.90||£121.00||£78.10||N/A||£2.00||From £10 per boat/night|
|Narrowboat Discount Rate **. (Full payment at start of contract)||£159.00||£88.00||£48.00||N/A||£2.00||From £10 per boat/night|
|Narrowboat Berthing Paid Monthly ** (subject to approval)||£174.90||£96.95||£53.02||N/A||£2.00||From £10 per boat/night|
Hammerhead pontoon berths attract a premium of 15% surcharge.
* Special day visitor rates per boat/night. Max 14 consecutive nights – all subject to available space;
£10 per night – on unserviced visitor pontoon outside marina gate – includes access to toilets 10am – 5pm
£12.50 per night – on pontoon marina berth inside marina gate – includes 24 hour access to toilets & showers.
£15 per night – as above, but also includes electrical hook up and basic wi-fi access.
Minimum chargeable length for non-narrowboats 6.10 metres (20ft) Length Over All on deck.
** Narrowboats (min chargeable length 9.14m (30ft)- Click here for full details of special mooring schemes.
Multihulls – as above plus 25% surcharge.
Quayside Berths by Arrangement
Semi-Residential Scheme (if vessel occupied more than 50% of nights in contract) = £55 per month surcharge (inc. VAT) for up to 4 semi-residential occupants.
BOATYARD STORAGE & HARD STANDING
Boat Hard Standing: 30% surcharge on pontoon rates (= £258.70/m per year if paid at start of contract).
Annual pontoon berth-holders are entitled to 90 days hard-standing included in price, 6 month pontoon berth-holders are entitled to 30 days hard-standing (both exclude lifting & chocking).
Regular overnight occupancy on boats ashore on the hard standing is not permitted.
|Multi-hulls||+ 25% surcharge|
|Empty Cradle/Trailer (named)||£19.60 per month|
|PMS Cradle/Packing Hire||F.O.C. up to 90 days, then £25.75 /mth thereafter|
|Mast stored off vessel||£19.60 per month|
Storage Sheds (supplied by PMS); POA
Note: no items to be left in boatyard or pontoons without arrangement – any unauthorised occupation will result in the disposal of the property. PMS will accept no responsibility.
Handling and Re-location in yard
All lifting is to be conducted by Preston Marine Services Ltd
|Single lifts £ per metre to/from water or yard re-location||A||B||C||D|
|Dayboat/Offshore Rates Are Each Way||To 7.00m||7.01m – 9m||9.01m –11m||11.01m – 12.02m|
|To/from PMS equipment||17.46||18.15||21.75||24.65|
|Lift out, hold in slings for 4 hrs, lift in||20.94||21.75||26.20||29.50|
LIFTING RATES ABOVE ARE FOR PRESTON MARINA LONG-TERM BERTH-HOLDERS ONLY (minimim berthing contract of 3 months) 25% surcharge for non long-term berth-holders.
LIFTING CAPACITIES; 12.2m length / 4.0m beam / 12.5 tons – any one feature.
PMS Cradle / Packing Charge – for deep keeled vessels (or where deemed necessary by PMS) where extra equipment and/or labour are required to securely pack such a vessel a one off charge of £5/metre (boat LOA) will be made.
- Lift rates apply to vessels not exceeding 12.2m x 4.0m x 12.5 tons (any one feature)
- Multi-Hulls – as above + 25% on hull lifting rate
- Narrowboats to 60’ as per category C
Movement of vessel on water to/from crane is to be by owner – if undertaken by P.M.S. a minimum charge of £50 will be applied.
To request a lift slot please contact the marina office – lifting is subject to confirmation and suitable weather.
Mastwork (Single Spreader Masts Only)
Step/unstep bare mast to/from deck (up to 1 hour) £10.30 per metre of boat length.
2nd Mast on vessel £5.15 per metre boat length.
Additional time on mast work after first hour £46.35 per hour (or part thereof).
- Bare mast means no sails, electronics connected or booms etc. – 4 stays in place only.
- Mast lifting includes rig/de-rig 4 stays only (no electrics, electronics, sails or booms) – extra work on time and material basis.
(by Marina staff only – we will not loan our pressure washer out on any basis)
Boat Hull (under water line) £6.96 per metre. Multihulls x 2. Heavily fouled hulls may be charged rate x 1.5
Alternatively, £25 per half hour
£30.90 per half hour (Minimum charge)
General Cranage / Boat Parker usage.
(With driver. Subject to equipment limits)
£44.50 per half hour (Minimum charge. Rigging and de-rigging time will be included)
Preston Marina encourages D.I.Y. work and the engagement of approved outside contractors. On occasions where PMS staff may be engaged the following labour charges will be applied. A minimum of a half hour charge will be applied;
Unskilled Worker (eg. cleaning and basic maintenance/antifouling, lifting assistant, on-deck assistant): £25 per hour
Skilled Worker (eg. engineering, mechanical / electrical work, rigging, crane banksman): £45 per hour
Always by minimum 24 hours arrangement. Not available on Sundays.
At Pump-Out Quay (not available during lock operation time window.): £15.50
At Berth: £21 per 75 litres.
Standard Berthing Charges Include: All locking, use of toilets, showers, water hoses and intermittent parking for up to two cars – NOTE; Fresh water supply points are likely to be turned off at times surrounding forecasts of freezing weather.
Calor Gas: Available from Marina office at Calor RRP
Diesel – Red diesel (gas oil) is available from our quayside pump in the lock chamber. Contact the office for the latest prices and to make arrangements for a delivery. A declaration of usage for duty must be signed with each diesel sale.
Petrol Delivery Service – Preston Marina does not sell petrol, but we can arrange for deliveries of petrol to be made to boats. Click here for more information.
Additional Car Storage
£25.75 per vehicle (taxed or untaxed) per month. PLG Vehicles only.
Bicycles should ideally be stored on the Vessel’s deck. They should never be stood or secured against any marina equipment .
Mail & Parcel Handling
Unsigned for mail (envelopes) can be received by PMS and will be placed in the berth-holders mailbox at the Marina Reception counter. This is a free service available to all berth-holders. Those wishing for PMS to sign for and store any parcels or mail for collection can opt for this service for £71.50 per 6 months (minimum) or £123.50 per 12 months. (These charges are approx 50% lower than a Royal Mail PO Box). This service is included F.O.C. with the Semi-Residental Berthing Scheme. PMS undertakes to take reasonable steps to ensure safe storage of any mail or parcels received but ultimately accepts no responsibility for losses, or for the condition and contents of any mail or parcels received or the loss of any mail or parcels within the carriage system outside of the control of PMS. A free allowance of 1 signed for parcel or mail item per quarter will be made.
Electricity is available on the pontoons & serviced yard via metered lead issued by PMS, extension cable supplied by berth holder A £50 refundable deposit is payable on metered leads. A standing/meter rental charge of £33 per quarter is charged quarterly in arrears to cover the cost of meter rental, infrastructure and administration. This charge will continue whilst a meter remains allocated to a vessel. The electricity used is charged at the same time at the cost per unit invoiced to Preston Marina by our suppliers. Supply of electricity is subject to completion of a separate application form. Un-metered supply will be disconnected and a charge of £30 per occasion will be made.
Chandlery & Shop Discounts: Berth-holders with a minimum 6 month berthing licence and an up to date account can claim a Discount Card for the majority of purchases from the marina chandlery and shop. Click here for full details.
We offer a full brokerage service, we cannot permit other brokers to sell from our premises. If we see your boat advertised with another broker or commercial operation we will terminate your contract and charge berthing at the daily rate until the vessel leaves our premises. If you choose not to use our brokerage to sell the vessel and the vessel is sold within the marina premises, we shall make a charge of 1% of the selling price + VAT as yard commission. Please note that berthing is not transferable.
Maintenance Contractor Licences
Berth holders may wish to employ maintenance contractors or surveyors to work on their boats who are not connected with PMS. Such contractors should notify the marina office of their presence at the marina and provide evidence of Third Party/Public Liability Insurance in a sum of not less than £3,000,000 in respect of each incident. These contractors are required to pay a licence fee to work at the marina premises for each person:
|Per day: £5.00||Per week: £20.00||Per month: £60.00||Per annum £540.00|
The early payment discount rate applies when the total berthing licence period fees are paid in full with a single invoice at the commencement of the licence period. Monthly payment arrangements are invoiced once per month for 10 months (in the case of a 12 month contract), the amount of these 10 monthly invoices will cover the final 2 months of the licence period when no further invoices will be raised. In the case of a 6 month contract 5 monthly invoices will be raised on the same basis. All invoices are due for payment within 14 days of date of invoice. All accounts to be settled prior to vessel’s departure. Invoices that are not settled on time will attract late payment charges at the rate of 5% per month. Berths vacated before expiry of contract period do not attract an automatic entitlement to a refund. Berthing contracts are for periods stated and are not automatically renewed but will be reviewed prior to expiry and a new application form will be required.
The General Conditions of The Yacht Harbour Association & BMF apply, as do the guidance notes and Bye-laws of Preston City Council & The General Terms & Conditions of Preston Marine Services Ltd (Copies available on Request). We operate under the Code of Practice as recommended by T.Y.H.A.
ALL VESSELS AND PROPERTY INCLUDING CARS & VEHICLES ARE STORED, MOORED, PARKED, HANDLED AND NAVIGATED IN THE MARINA AND ITS APPROACHES OR AT MARINA PREMISES AT OWNER’S RISK.