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3. Exeter Canal fees and charges

Dues on private recreational and pleasure vessels

2019/20 charges and fees, including VAT.

A 10% discount is available for Exe estuary based sailing, yachting and boating clubs (proof of membership required) for vessels coming in to Canal for winter storage in Autumn 2019.

Visiting vessels’ mooring and berthing (min 2 days)

Lock in available between 8am to 3pm dependent on tide by arrangement. For access and passage outside these times contact the Operations Manager.

£22.00 per day

Monthly storage of boats afloat and ashore

Special offer: pay 6 months fees in advance and get free passages and lock in/out on organised convoy event dates

£12.00 per metre per month
Passage to/from Exeter Basin £55.00 (convoy rates may apply*)
Locking in/out at Turf Lock £55.00 (convoy rates may apply*)
Labour rate to include Mast stepping £28.00 per half hour

* Cheaper rates for recreational vessels may be available on some dates

Please note: Multihull craft afloat and ashore will incur surcharges, currently 25% afloat and 50% ashore.

A complete list of our fees and charges is available for download.


Making a booking

To book your boat storage, please email us at river.canal@exeter.gov.uk, or call us on 01392 265791.

Alternatively you can contact us via post at:

River and Canal office

Exeter City Council

Haven Road

Exeter. EX2 8DU