Dell Quay Sailing Club (DQSC) Dinghy Berthing Policy

  1. The club provides berthing facilities for dinghies and other craft belonging to club members only.
  2. The following craft are permitted:
    • Sailing dinghies up to 5 metres in length.
    • Inflatable and hard tenders.
    • Canoes, kayaks and windsurfers.
  3. Only one craft is permitted per berth, with the following exceptions in the dinghy park only and where agreed with the Berthing Committee :
    • Sailing dinghies and tenders up to 3 metres in length may share with smaller craft.
    • Canoes, kayaks and windsurfers may share with owners sailing dinghy.
    Sharing will be limited to 2 craft per berth, and each craft will need to pay an additional fee as advised by the Berthing Committee.
  4. Berthing fees are charged for a 12 month period from May to December. After 1st September, the fee is reduced by 50% for the remainder of the calendar year.
  5. Berths are not transferable in the case of change of ownership of a boat, nor is sub-letting permitted.
  6. All sailing dinghies should be stored on launching trolleys and/or road trailers. Road trailers must not be stored in berths adjacent to dinghies. If space permits, road trailers may be kept in separate berths where agreed by the Berthing Committee.
  7. All craft should display a current berthing sticker and should be kept in their allocated berths.
  8. It it the responsibility of the berth holder to maintain the condition of their berth.
  9. All craft are berthed at the sole risk of the owner. Dell Quay Sailing Club will not be responsible for for any loss or damage from any cause.
  10. Non payment of berthing fees will result in action being taken in accordance with the club policy on abandoned boats.
  11. Members may park a car in their berth provided this does not obstruct other berth holders.
  12. Non compliance with this policy may result in either the craft being moved by the Berthing Committee, or the owner being requested to remove their craft from the premises.
  13. Any grievance should be made via the procedures detailed in the club rules.