Today's lock times14/12/2017
Locks between 22:01 and 04:59 require booking with 24 hours notice.
Please call 0151 707 6777 during office hours to book.
Prices are per metre for the term shown
Mariners Wharf Contract
|Please note that canal boats may be required to raft up|
|Maximum stay on visitor rates is a month|
Prices are per metre
|Lift block off/load transport||£25.22|
|Greater than 50ft/18 tonnes or double strop||£31.18|
|Lift, hold (30 mins) & relaunch||£29.04|
|Hold period in excess of 30 mins||£180.22|
|*badly fouled boats may be subject to 50% surcharge|
Lock charges 0500hrs - 2200hrs
Prices are each way
|Non contract holders||£20.00|
|Canal boats in transit||£40.00|
Lock charges 2201hrs - 0459hrs
Prices are per boat
|24 hours advanced booking required. Call on 0151 707 6777|
|1 - 2 boats using the lock||£55.00|
|3 - 5 boats using the lock||£40.00|
|6 - 8 boats using the lock||£30.00|
|Greater than 9 boats using the lock||£24.00|
Prices are each way
|Boats using slipway||£16.00|
|Boats using slipway and lock||£25.00|
|Replacement pontoon access card||£10.00|
|Laundry tokens||£6.00/6 for £20.00|
|Berthing and yard prices shown are 'from'. Full terms and conditions can be found on www.liverpoolmarina.com or please request a copy from the marina office. Please note 24 hours notice is required when booking an out of hours lock; locks not cancelled within 12 hours of the due time will incur the call out fee for the lock keeper. Commercial vessels are subject to a surcharge. Prices shown are inclusive of VAT at 20%. Liverpool Marina Ltd and Bluepoint Marine Services reserve the right to alter the prices without prior notice or if the rate of VAT changes. Whilst every care is taken no responsibility is accepted for errors or omissions in this publication, nor shall any part of it be binding.|
What to Consider When Looking at Narrowboat Moorings for Sale
Although the process of mooring a narrowboat is relatively straightforward, there are some factors that need to be considered. This can include where the location of the mooring is, and how suitable the facilities within the location are for your needs.
When searching for narrowboat moorings for sale, it’s often the case that you will be using a private company, although there can be exceptions to the rule. The mooring fees can vary, depending on where the mooring is located, and how much demand there is within a certain area.
If you’re new to the world of narrowboats, then you may need to consider your future endeavours to ascertain what kind of mooring solution you will need, and it’s important to know that the inclusion of mooring fees do not usually come with the narrowboat. Again, there can be exceptions, but for the most part, it will be a separate task that needs taken care off.
Looking for a long-term mooring solution is ideal for those looking to take in the local culture, as well as being able to share on-site responsibilities with other members. However, if you’re looking to travel to several different locations in your narrowboat, then you probably won’t need to opt for a permanent mooring, but this means that you can only stay at the location for a fortnight. This may not seem like too much of an ordeal in the short-term, but it can mean as time goes on you must plan a lot of journeys. Again, what suits you best will depend on your personal circumstances.
The Benefits of a Marina
While there are many options available to you, you shouldn’t estimate just how much benefit mooring in a marina can bring. As well as being able to offer facilities, such as electric top-ups and refuelling, there are also the security benefits to consider.
While there are some truly beautiful parts of the country, some of these areas can be isolated. You may be paying less mooring fees, but you could also be putting your narrowboat at risk. Staying within a marina can mean that you’re protected by on-site security, as well as other users.
There are different types of narrowboat moorings for sale. While some are in more natural surroundings, there are others that want to mix the pleasure of marine life with a deep-cultured city. This means that narrowboat owners can enjoy the ambience of life on the water, while still being able to take in local exhibits, vibrant nightlife and a selection of restaurants.
Liverpool Marina can offer moorings that will allow you to enjoy what Liverpool has to offer, whilst still being able to revel in the ambience of marine life. There are even solutions in place for your everyday needs, including Wi-Fi and laundry facilities. If you’re currently looking at moorings, then why not get in touch today to discuss your requirements in more detail.