Waterways Ireland advise masters that the winter mooring period for public harbours on the navigations will commence on 1 Nov 2019 and will end on 31 Mar 2020.
Masters wishing to avail of Winter Mooring are required to pay the winter mooring fee of €63.50 prior to 1 Nov 2019.
Masters are reminded that Bye-law 17 - the “5 consecutive days / 7 days in one month rule” - continues to apply for masters not availing of winter mooring.
Owners are also asked to note that vessels berthed in public harbours are at the owner's risk at all times and may be directed to other harbours as operational exigencies require.
Online registration for winter berths must be made here
Steps in the Winter Mooring process are:
- Apply online for Winter Mooring at a specific harbour
- Receive email approval / rejection / alternative location of application
- Follow link on approval email when received to pay winter mooring fee online