Any vessel wishing to apply for a pleasure boat licence against the standards of the Small Commercial Vessel Codes of Practice or MGN 280 (M) should contact one of the approved Maritime and Coastguard Agency Small Vessel Certifying Authorities as listed in MIN514(M).
To apply to carry more than 12 passengers or operate from any UK port contact the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
See our fees and charges page.
Port Services no longer issue boatman's certificates of competence.
Please refer to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for further advice.
This is situated on the north side of the inner harbour and is reserved for fishing vessels and commercial/passenger craft only.
Vincent Pier – Inner Harbour
This is reserved for large commercial/passenger craft and vessels wishing to access the grid.
This map is provided for guidance only and must not be used for navigation purposes.