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UPDATE SUMMER 2021
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 4th Aug 2021
I reviewed these notes in August 2021. There's a new link to the Marina Survey Notam. Prices have increased
Peel prices and silting problems
Written by Macboatmaster | 9th Jul 2018
I was going to Peel this year having been twice before. However the mentioned silting problems made me decide against it. On a slightly different note the price increase to
Visitor Daily Rate Visitor Pontoon: £2.65 per metre per day PLUS VAT is a very steep rise from just two years ago
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UPDATE SPRING 2018
Written by Don Thomson | 18th Apr 2018
Everything is much the same here. prices have been adjusted for the 2018 season. They are having silting problems here so if you are over 2m draft make sure the HM knows this before you come through the flapgate. The Admiralty harbour chart is way out of date; have a look at the raster chart in the text above for better detail.
Written by Macboatmaster | 18th Apr 2016
£1.80 plus VAT per metre (or part of metre) electric hook up included.
Despite the increase - still very reasonable
Update Spring 2016
Written by dononshytalk | 14th Apr 2016
These notes were reviewed by Don in April 2016. Most of the notes below are now included in the text. The supply of diesel appears to have changed AGAIN! Prices have increased.
Peel Marina Sept 2014 update
Written by Macboatmaster | 5th Sep 2014
Marina access cards no longer used. Now on key code, they will not supply code on VHF, but if you arrive when harbour master`s office is closed, go out of Marina gate, push button access to go out, use phone outside of gate to ring Douglas - free and they will then supply code.
Diesel still outside of Marina and therefore easier as I said before, if you do not require large quantity to take fuel can and fuel on marina berth. Manx Fish Producers will lend you stacker truck.
Still ensure you do not pay for more than you need, as no refund given.
Fuel Card deposit is £5.65 refundable on return.
Marina charge per night has only increased by 4p per metre since last year. 7.49 mtrs at £17.60 per night including Electric hook up.
Fuel diesel 60/40 - 60 ltrs £72.54 including refundable card deposit
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Worth a visit
Written by Miura | 13th Oct 2013
Visited on 29 June 2013. We got the last visitors berth but had only 30cm under our keel at high water. Despite the flap gate, we were aground at half tide(we draw 1.8m). The harbourmaster waived our fees and advised that they would be dredging over the winter but that there was a problem with silt washing down the river. The yacht club was open in the evening - welcoming, cheap booze and free burgers from the barbecue. There was a busy pub/restaurant doing good food near the marina and younger crew found some sort of late night entertainment, rolling in at 3am. There was a good bus service to Douglas. The castle on the headland was worth seeing too. The highlight of the trip however was on the sail back home to Bangor, N. Ireland - we saw 3 orcas. I have never encountered them before in UK waters.
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Fuel and access cards
Written by Macboatmaster | 12th Jul 2013
The prepaid fuel card is purchased from the offices of the Manx Fish Producers situated on the road running alongside the marina. Turn left out of the Marina access gate, the offices are about 200 metres on your right.
The card is costed at the amount of fuel you state you need - so do not overestimate as refunds are not given.
The fuel pump which is self service is on the OUTSIDE of the flap gate at the seaward end of the East Quay. So once you are in the marina you cannot fuel without waiting for the flap gate.
Fuel is available 24 hours.
If you are single manned and do not require too much to handle in containers, it is easier to take containers and borrow the truck from the offices of the Manx Fish Producers.
Even the three trips I had to make to get my diesel (70 litres) and take it back from the pump to my boat - was considerably easier than the procedure for using the pump.
You tie-up at the fuel berth, climb the harbour wall ladder, insert the fuel card, remove it and enter the pin number. You then have just 45 seconds after the pump motor starts to go back down the ladder, with the pump hose and start the fuel delivery.
Access card for Marina - some are well worn and simply do not work. Try the card before the harbour master closes 0800 - 1630.
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