At Birdham Pool Marina our primary function is to offer safe, secure and enjoyable boating to all our customers. In this respect we would like to draw your attention to the following matters. For your own safety and comfort and that of other marina users.
Pontoons can be slippery when its wet and icy. Please take care and wear suitable footwear. Please also take extra care at night and in strong winds.
If you are not a strong swimmer please wear a lifejacket. Children should wear a lifejacket at all times on the marina.
Children should be supervised at all times.
Dogs should be kept on a lead at all times on the marina.
Do not trail power cables across the pontoons or in the water.
Within the marina the following things are prohibited:
- Swimming or Diving
- Allowing children to ride in the trollies or run on pontoons
- Allowing dogs to foul pontoons or surrounding areas
Emergency boxes contain a life ring and throw line and a fire extinguisher.
There are two manual fire alarm warning bells, one located outside the main office building and the other at the lock hut.
There is a first aid box located in the main office, workshop and at the Lock.
Please notify the Marina office immediately in the event of any incidents.
All contractors must report to the Marina Office upon arrival and show proof of public liability of not less than £3 million.
The marina reserves the right to refuse access if paperwork is not provided. Keys must be signed in and out from the marina office only under the instruction from the boat owner.
Lines and Fenders
All lines and fenders are checked regularly throughout the day and more regularly in bad weather. Please ensure your fenders and lines are up to the job.
Please dispose of your waste correctly in the waste bins and recycling bins provided
Use of ‘onboard heads’ is prohibited within the marina unless a holding tank is in use
Please respect other peoples privacy and also ensure rigging is secured correctly
Please advise the Marina Office if you intend to be away for extended periods. Informing us of your movements will help with the security of the marina and your boat.
A full copy of the Marina Rules and Regulations is available upon request