Latest News from Port of Wells


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 2024

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

Mooring Fees

Running mooring £87per year
Fore and Aft/Swing £183per year
Town Quay / OH Inside Pontoon£79 per mMin £462 per year
Outer Harbour Finger Pontoon£79 per mMin £725 per year
Vessels on running moorings are not allowed to have a tender. All Tenders must be 3.6m (12ft) or under. Tenders over 3.6m (12ft) will be charged at the normal rate.

Harbour Dues

Dinghies up to 3.6m£100per year
All vessels over 3.6m£38per metre per year
Day launch£18per 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 2024, after which full dues will be payable.

Visiting Leisure Vessels - Pontoon /Quay Wall Mooring

All Vessels£1 per ft (LOA) min £24per night
Visitors on own their own anchorFreeper day (max 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 30/9/2024 to 1/5/2025 £34per metre (all vessels)

Laying Up

Vessels remaining in boat store for longer than 2 weeks£25per week

Trailer Store

All sizes£67for summer season (May to Sept)
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.

Other Charges

Harbour launch charge£84per hour (min 1 hr)
William-Tpoasubject to availability
Frank-Tpoaper hour (min 1 hr)
Tractor£61per hour (min 1 hr)
Hoist£29per metre, per lift
Raising mast£92per hour (min 1 hr)
Use of launch to move boats£37per hour (min 1 hr)

Fishing Vessels

Harbour Dues

All fishermen£38per metre, per year
All fishermen are entitled to a 10% discount on dues if paid by 28 February 2024.


All fishing boats on main quay£1500 including one car park season ticketper year

Visiting Commercial Vessels

Town quay£56per night
Outer harbour jetty (up to 20m/65.6ft)£129per night
Direct turnaround£61per turnaround


Car park up to 6pm (camper vans are not permitted on the quay)£5per day
Car park after 6pm£1per evening

Use of Quay Charge

Lifting boats in or out of the harbour (non-residential)£61