Operating Rules

Operating Rules within Belfast Harbour

 

Vessels must comply with the 6 knot speed restriction and instructions issued by the office of the Harbour Master

 

Contact should be made to "Belfast Harbour Radio" prior to joining the shipping channel on VHF Channel 12, or 028 9044 3504 if no VHF is carried.

Mariners are advised that safe water channel begins 17m inside the marker beacons inside the Harbour, and 22m inside the beacons in the Victoria Channel.

Transit through the Harbour must be made under power with sails down

All persons using the facility do so at their own risk

No commercial activity except by written permission of Belfast Harbour

No work to be conducted except for minor running repairs or minor maintenance

No noisy, noxious or objectionable engines

No discharge of noxious substances, refuse or sewage into Harbour

No refuse to be left on pontoons (bins are provided on the main pontoon adjacent to the access brow)

Pets must be kept under control at all times and on a leash when on Belfast Harbour property. 

Pet-owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets on the pontoons and in the vicinity of the Marina.

Lifejackets should be worn on the Pontoon by children at all times and by all marina users during bad weather.