Harbour Office Opening Times

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Harbour Master, or staff on duty, will be present on the tide during peak season (beginning of June to end of August).  For the remainder of the year (September to end of May), a VHF listening watch will be maintained.


For emergencies in or around the harbour and coast, dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.  At sea, call Humber Coastguard, VHF Ch.16.

Wells Harbour Commissioners

Charges from 1 January to 31 December 2020

Dues and mooring charge is for the year, whether full or part year.

Mooring Fees

Running mooring £79per year
Fore and Aft/Swing £168per year
Drascombe type £99per year
Pontoon Berth £440per year
Vessels on running moorings are not allowed to have a tender. All Tenders must be 3.6m (12ft) or under; those over 3.6m (12ft) will be charged at the normal rate.

Harbour Dues

Dinghies up to 4.57m£87per year
All vessels over 4.57m£33per metre per year
Day launch£15per day
Wells residents, defined as those who reside permanently in Wells and are on the Electoral Register, are entitled to a discount of 10% on Harbour Dues if paid before 28 February 2020, after which full dues will be payable.

Visiting Leisure Vessels - Pontoon /Quay Wall Mooring

6.09 - 7.62m (20 to 25ft)£24per night
7.92 - 9.14m (26 to 30ft)£26per night
9.45 - 10.66m (31 to 35ft)£28per night
>10.66m (>35ft)£30per night
Visitors on own their own anchorFreemax 1 week
On visiting mooring50%of night rates
Visiting vessels over 10.66m (35ft) at the Harbour Master's discretion. Maximum stay 2 weeks unless prior agreement with the Harbour Master.

Winter Boatstore

Winter boatstore 30/9/2019 to 1/5/2020 £31per metre (all vessels)
Vessels, whether left in the water or in the compound, will pay the equivalent of moorings and harbour dues if left in the Wells Harbour Commissioners' Boatstore.

Trailer Store

All sizes£63for summer season (May to Sept)

Other Charges

Harbour launch charge£73per hour (min 1 hr)
William-Tpoasubject to availability
Frank-T£154per hour (min 1 hr)
Tractor£53per hour (min 1 hr)
Hoist£24per metre, per lift
Emergency lift surcharge£38
Raising mast£79per hour (min 1 hr)
Use of launch to move boats£32per hour (min 1 hr)

Fishing Vessels

Harbour Dues

All fishermen£29per metre, per year
All fishermen are entitled to a 10% discount on harbour dues if paid by 28 February 2020.


All fishing boats on main quay£242 including one car park season ticketper year

Visiting Commercial Vessels

Town quay£51per night
Outer harbour jetty (up to 20m/65.6ft)£118per night
Direct turnaround£56per turnaround


Car park up to 6pm (camper vans are not permitted on the quay)£4.50per day
Car park after 6pm£1per evening

Use of Quay Charge

Lifting boats on and out of the harbour (non-residential)£53