Exempt Vessels:
Bona Fide Tenders under 4.87m (16’) length provided Harbour Dues have been paid on the Mother Vessel and clearly marked “Tender to (mother vessel)”, Emergency Services vessels, Vessels in RNLI service.

Vessel Length
Feet Metres Annual Harbour Dues Early Payment
8.00 – 15.50 2.44 – 4.73 £40.50 £30.00
15.51 – 21.50 4.74 – 6.55 £56.50 £42.00
21.51 – 26.50 6.56 – 8.07 £70.50 £52.50
26.51 – 32.50 8.08 – 9.90 £73.50 £54.75
32.51 – 38.50 9.91 – 11.73 £86.50 £64.50
38.51 – 49.50 11.74 – 15.08 £99.50 £74.25
49.51 – 59.50 15.09 – 18.13 £110.00 £81.75
59.51 – 66.50 18.14 – 19.96 £140.00 £104.25
66.51 – 98.50 19.97 – 30.02 £264.00 £196.50
98.51 – 131.50 30.03 – 40.08 £343.00 £255.75
131.51 + 40.09 + £528.00 £393.75

NB: Early Payment has been extended to 30th April 2021 *NO LONGER AVAILABLE ANNUAL HARBOUR DUES APPLY*

Latecomers’ Discount
Discretionary discount available only to vessels paying annual Harbour Dues before or within seven days of first annual launching, without being reported, prompted, or reminded.

Discount for first launching in:
• August 20% discount on Early Payment Rate
• September 30% discount on Early Payment Rate
• October to December 50% discount on Early Payment Rate

Vessels reported afloat that are unpaid are not eligible for Latecomers’ Discount and will be liable to the full Annual Harbour Dues rate.

River Pods
To be charged Harbour Dues based on the length

Tenders over the length of 16’ charged at 50% of ordinary Harbour Dues rate.
NB. PWC’s (Jet Skis) are not classified as a tender and require a PWC Licence.

Annual Tariff Band for Static House Boats
There is no early payment concession available.  £151.00 fixed fee
Rowing Boats/Gigs over 16ft
(INCLUDING Atlantic Rowing Boats)  £32.55
Junior Fleet Dinghies (sailed only by 18 year olds and under)
Sailing Dinghies, min length 8ft – max length 16 ft.  £10.00
Club Safety Boats/Yard Launches/Workboats
Launches/RIBs owned and registered to established local clubs and used solely for the benefit of the membership on club activities. Bona fide Yard Workboats and Launches up to 12 metres in length. £10.00
New Annual Charge for the following vessels irrespective of size:
Registration and payment is only available through the CHA Website.*The fee is £5 for one vessel or £10 for two or more vessels. Vessels owned and registered to established clubs and used solely for training purposes are exempt, but the craft will need to be identified with the Club’s ID and Postcode.
Canoe  £5.00 per annum
Kayak  £5.00 per annum
Stand-Up Paddle Board/Paddle Board  £5.00 per annum
Sailboard  £5.00 per annum

Visiting Vessels (Only applies to vessels coming in from seaward)

All visiting leisure vessels are entitled to one visit in any Dues year of up to 14 consecutive days free of charge before being charged for Harbour Dues.  If you are remaining in the river for longer than 14 consecutive days and do not intend to remain permanently, Short Visit Dues will apply.  Please see below.

Short Visit Dues

This Tariff applies only to BONEFIDE VISITORS and does not apply to anyone wishing to launch on multiple occasions during the year.

Maximum visit of up to 3 consecutive weeks (21 days) in any Dues year, after that period full annual Harbour Dues will apply.

Short Visit Dues Are Not Available to:
Waterski Boats, Personal Watercraft, Atlantic Rowing Boats, Gigs over 16ft.

Vessel Length
Feet Metres Dues
8.00 – 15.50 2.44 – 4.73 £7.50
15.51 – 21.50 4.74 – 6.55 £9.50
21.51 – 26.50 6.56 – 8.07 £12.00
26.51 – 32.50 8.08 – 9.90 £15.00
32.51 + 9.91 + £19.00


2021 Waterski and PWC (Jet Ski) Licence

Ski and PWC Licence Fees run from 1st January to 31st December. Annual Registration Fee is inclusive of Harbour Dues, please see Annual Licence Fees below. Latecomers’ discount is not available. Further details on how to apply available on our website.

Water Skiing Vessels
CHA Ski Licence (Vessels of Owners who are Members of Woodham Ferrers Water Ski Club) £122.00
CHA Ski Licence (All other Waterski Vessels) £183.00
Personal Water Craft (Jet Ski) Licence
All Craft  £183.00

CHA Mooring Charges

CHA Moorings
Further details on moorings in the locations of Hullbridge and South Woodham Ferrers are available on our website £160.50
Commercial Charge for Piers/Pontoons
Annual Charge for NEW Commercial/Gain and Profit Piers/Pontoons £5.00 per square metre

N.B. Hovercraft are not permitted on the River Crouch & River Roach

Towage Licences

Licence to Operate a Tug or Small Commercial Vessel in the Crouch Harbour Authority District.
Annual Licence Fee applies.

To provide:

    • Vessel Certification
    • Master Certification
    • Insurance

To apply for an Annual Towage Licence please download and complete the following forms and return to info@crouchharbour.org.uk

Annex 1 Tug and Small Commercial Vessel Licence Application
Annex 2 Tug and Small Commercial Vessel Licence Application
Tug and Small Commercial Vessel Licence Application