For your safety and enjoyment of our marinas please be sure to follow the guidelines below. Comprehensive marina rules can be found on the reverse of your berthing contract. All boats and contractors using the marina and Yacht Station facilities, ashore or afloat, must have a minimum of £3,000,000 third party insurance.
- Please familiarise yourself and your guests with the location of lifesaving and fire fighting equipment on the pontoons and ashore, you will find safety ladders, fire fighting and life saving equipment at every pile marked with a red stripe around the top. A map of each site showing the location of emergency equipment and muster points can be found in the 2015 Handbook, at the top of each bridge head and at the marina entrance.
- Please take particular care on the pontoons when wet or icy as they can be slippery, please avoid running on the pontoons and always ensure appropriate footwear is worn. Special care needs to be taken at night.
- Report all accidents and potential accidents to the marina reception immediately. Please also report any defective or damaged marina equipment immediately.
- Please ensure all children and non swimmers wear a life jacket at all times.
- Please do not allow children to 'ride' in the trolleys.
- Swimming and scuba diving are not permitted within the marina.
- Do not speed in the marina, please mind your wash and keep below 5 knots.
- Do not remove supports from vessels in the yard, or run engines of vessels stored ashore. All furling sails must be removed prior to boats being lifted.
- Always isolate gas and fuel when leaving your boat.
- Please do not ride bicycles, skates or scooters on the pontoons.
- Please do not allow dogs to foul the marina, there are bins on site for you to clear up after them.
- HM Coastguard and MCA have published a list of locations around the UK where you can safely dispose your expired flares.
In case of a fire on board
- Sound the alarm located on each bridgehead and ensure the marina staff are aware of the situation.
- Call 999
- Clear the area of people.
- Only tackle the fire if it is safe to do so with the extinguishers provided in the emergency cabinets.
- Retreat to a safe distance and locate the nearest Fire Assembly (Muster) Point.
- Do not obstruct the bridges as access will be required by the emergency service and marina staff.
We aim to provide a relaxed and safe environment for you to enjoy your boating in and ask that all marina rules and regulations are followed.
Yacht Havens Group is committed to promoting environmental awareness and good practice in all its marinas. Yacht Havens will continue to work with the RYA / BMF Green Blue initiative to promote environmental awareness to boat owners.
Please help us to manage and recycle our waste at Fambridge Yacht Haven by correctly using the general bagged waste and recyclable waste bins provided. We also provide a waste battery and waste oil disposal point as shown on the site map.
- We provide facilities ashore for the recycling of glass, plastic, paper, oil, batteries and cardboard. Our aim is to get all marina users to recycle and divert rubbish from landfill.
- We provide clean and convenient facilities so you do not have to use sea toilets.
In the marina and on the water
- Please be aware of wildlife, do not disturb marine life or wildlife by causing excessive wash.
- Please avoid water pollution and use the facilities provided ashore.
- Never throw rubbish overboard; facilities for rubbish are located at each bridgehead for your convenience.
- Do not flush out or clean out bilge tanks into the marina.
- If there is a leak of fuel or oil please notify marina staff immediately as fuel spillage kits and procedures are in place to help.
Read this information from the Green Blue and help do your bit to protect the environment so we can all continue to enjoy our boating in a clean and healthy environment.