There are approximately 2,000 swinging moorings in the Harbour, being either privately licensed or hired from a mooring contractor. Privately licensed moorings are authorised by annual license issued by us to a named person for a nominated craft. They are not transferable, nor can any other craft occupy the mooring without the Harbour Master’s permission. Applications for a mooring license must be made to the Harbour Office where a waiting list is maintained.
Hired moorings are available from us within the harbour. Details of the facilities provided are available from the Harbour Office.
For Temporary Moorings, out of office hours, please contact
Poole Quay Boat Haven on 01202 649488
There are 3 types of mooring available:
The PHC Hired Swing Moorings are located in Holes Bay, On the Wych Channel, Brownsea Roads and in Hamworthy East and West.
PHC Hired Pontoon Moorings are in Holes Bay, opposite the RNLI College
Lay and maintain a Private Swinging Mooring
Privately Licensed Moorings can only be obtained through PHC.
- They are charged for and reissued annually, conditional of an Annual Service Inspection being completed.
- Private Mooring Licences are issued by It is the responsibility of the New Licence Holder to have the mooring Laid.
- PHC to a named person for a nominated Vessel. They are not transferable, nor can any other Vessel occupy the mooring without the Harbour Master’s permission.