Boating Facilities for Lympstone Residents Only

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If you wish to use the Harbour, including the slipway & the foreshore for boating & launching of SUPs, canoes etc, you must be a permanent resident & be licensed by the Harbour Board.


Pedestrians are welcome on our property, dogs must be kept on short lead & droppings removed.  Dogs are not allowed amongst the boats on the hardstanding.

Exeter Port Authority Local Notice to Mariners   No. 06/21   17th February 2021

Notice is hereby given that Exeter Port Authority have established a new ‘East Cardinal Buoy’. The buoy is east of the permanent wreck, situated south east of Cockwood.

East cardinal buoy position: Lat. 50° 36.874' N – Long. 003° 26.505' W. Light characteristics Q(3)10s.



Harbour Wall Closed

As a 2m social distancing cannot be guaranteed on the wall in all circumstances, the Wall is closed until government restrictions allow.

Harbour Board 6 April 2021

Future Events and Dates 2021
subject to Covid restrictions

Monday April 12 HT 4.0m at 0750

First lift 0615

      Saturday October 9  HT 4.2m at 0920

2021/22 Licence Labels

Licence Labels, acting as receipts of fees paid, will be available from LSC foyer windowsill from Monday 12th April  (not Friday 9th) .  These shall be applied to your vessel when on LFHA property such that they are clearly visible when berthed.

Season Start - preparatory steps

Owner-launched vessels currently on the Hardstanding,  shall have launched by noon (sundown )  on 15th April 2021.   

No vessels may be brought onto the hardstanding until the crane has departed the Village on 12th April 2021,  except:

Tenders to vessels already on moorings are permitted to reside on Ted’s Folly or under the cliff-face before 16th.  

Hardstanding Preparations

Volunteers are requested to assemble at 1400 on Thursday 15th April 2021 at the Harbour to tidy-up, empty the racks of dinghies & inflatables and to set up the layout for the arrival of dinghies & other craft the following day.   Please bring tools.

DIY-launched craft should be afloat by now for access to the area.

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