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Cork Boat Owners Warned to Pay Increased Fees For Harbour Usage

15th March 2019
Yachts and motorboats in Cork Harbour Yachts and motorboats in Cork Harbour Photo: Bob Bateman

Cork Port Company says that mooring and boating fees for use of the harbour will all be reinvested in the marine leisure sector. They are being increased for this year.

The port has increased the charges for having a mooring by €5 per annum and also increased the charge for boats over six metres (19 feet) to use the harbour. The mooring charge is exclusive of any maintenance, servicing or other costs incurred personally by the owner. The charge does not apply to yachts berthed on a marina.

The annual charge for craft “resident for a minimum period of 180 days in any year” is now €10 per metre “or part thereof”.

Visiting craft arriving within the port limits will face an entry charge of €9.50 per night, subject to a maximum weekly charge of €60.

More about this in Tom MacSweeney’s Podcast. Listen below.

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