Dry Stack Berthing in Plymouth

We offer dry stack berthing from our town centre location in Plymouth for RIBs and motorboats up to 36ft LOA and 5 tonnes in weight.

Our dry berthing service is entirely geared around your needs. We store your boat ashore on our state-of-the-art indoor racking system and launch your boat for you whenever you want to use it. This year-round service offers the flexibility of unlimited launching on demand, 7 days a week.

Why Dry Stack?

  • Hassle-free

    Unlimited launch & recovery on demand, all-year round. 

  • Safe and secure storage

    Unparalleled protection for your boat in all wind and weather.

  • No tidal restrictions

    No slipway hassles and no more trailering.

  • Better fuel efficiency

    Your hull will stay efficient, fast and with better fuel economy as she is stored out of the water.

  • Jet Wash after every use

    Freshwater pressure-washing every time we lift your boat, ensuring saltwater deterioration is kept to a minimum.

  • Lower running costs

    Few repairs, reduced anode wear and no need to antifoul

  • Re-Fuelling Service

    We'll top up your tanks with petrol once you've finished your day on the water.

  • Free Car Parking

    Plus use of on-site washrooms and toilet facilities.

YHQ Steve Lifting Boat

How does dry stacking work?

Step 1 - Simply call ahead to notify us of when you want your boat lifted.

Step 2 - One of our experienced Haven Team will safely move your boat from our dry stack rack into the water, ready for your arrival.

Step 3 - Arrive, step onboard and go!

Step 4 - When you return, simply tie up alongside and we'll take care of the rest. Your boat will be washed down and safely stowed ashore ready for next time. We can even top up your petrol tanks for you!

Watch how the dry stack works

YHQ Dry Stack Launching

How much notice is required?

We ask for two hour's notice to launch your boat. 

If you want to head out before sunrise, just let us know the day before and we'll launch off your boat ready for your early start. Similarly, if you arrive back after hours, simply tie up and we'll recover your boat the next morning, jet-wash her off and safely store her back in the dry stack rack.

YHQ Lewis Marine Engineering

Can I work on my boat?

If you want to work on your boat, we can place it on a 'tinkering rack' where you'll have access to water and electricity. Simply call ahead as per normal, and we'll get your boat setup for you.

You'll find a range of marine services ready to help look after your boat, from engineers to general repairs. 

Find a marine business

YHQ Motorboat Selfie Stick

Dry Stack Rates

We offer annual dry stack berthing with flexible payment options.

YHQ Outboard Engine Grey

Find Us

You'll find on the Cattewater just next to the Laira Bridge.

YHQ Family On Bow Motorboat

Get Inspired

Stunning cruising grounds, harbours to discover and scenic anchorages, there's plenty of places to explore.

Enquire today

Please tell us about you and your boat

What happens next?

We’ll take care to process and protect your data in accordance with our Privacy Notice. We'll get back to you regarding your berthing enquiry. If you’ve subscribed to Yacht Havens news, you’ll start to receive our quarterly newsletters by email and you can unsubscribe at any time via a link in every email we send you.