05 Jan 2021
The Government have imposed a National Lockdown from 0001 hrs 05 Jan 2021 the following Government imposed restrictions will be in place;
The Harbour remains open to Commercial operators who may enter the port freely and move through the harbour having firstly called the Harbour Master on VHF 68 if required.
The office will be closed once more to members of the public and manned Monday to Friday , to answer phone calls, letters and Emails.
The harbour is closed to Visitors.
Leisure facilities will not be supported, however prior booked arrangements may be made with the Harbour Office, if there is urgent requirement to secure or maintain your vessel.
The water taxi will not be operating as a matter of course.
The Town Jetty will be closed.
Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners hope that all stakeholders understand our position, which is to protect members of staff and the general public:
Everyone should have on their person a face covering. All harbour facilities will have anti-bac spray or hand washing facilities.
Where possible you should aim to maintain a 2m separation from others, where not you must fit a mask.
It is entirely possible that changes occur a very short notice , so government advice should be sought in the first instance Rules.
The British Marine and The Yacht Harbour Association have given the following advice Advice
Ultimately it's the police that will enforce and they have offered definitive advice in the attached document Marine police