Crane Charges for Lifting and Storing Boats at Heybridge

The following charges apply for lifting out boats with Essex Waterways' crane at Heybridge. These charges apply from 1st January 2019.

Please contact the Heybridge Basin Lockkeeper to make a booking.

Crane Charges for Lifting and Storing Boats at Heybridge
Lift out £20.00 per metre
Launch £20.00 per metre
Maximum crane fee, per lift out or launch, for any boat length: £275 per lift.

Special Rates:
Lift and hold in slings for survey or scrub off (own labour), includes use of pressure washer:
Up to 10 metres: £100
Between 10.1 and 15 metres: £140
Over 15 metres: £180
Availability of this service is for a maximum of 24 hours and is subject to weather conditions and no other demands on the crane.

For all crane lifts, the above rates plus the visitor mooring rates will apply for any vessels not currently berthed on the Navigation,.

Pressure washing vessel: (by Essex Waterways Ltd staff)
Minimum charge (in addition to crane charges) is £70, which allows for up to 2 hours, which should clean a moderately fouled boat of 10 metres.  Over 2 hours will be charged at £35 per hour.  For vessels not currently berthed on the Navigation, the above rates plus the visitor mooring rates will apply.

Un-step and Re-step Mast
Vessels up to 10 metres
Un-step and/or re-step mast £47 each way (assuming mast is ready, i.e. electrics disconnected and bottle screws freed up). Hourly rate of £35 per hour applies to staff preparing mast and/or waiting time incurred.

Vessels between 10 metres and 12 metres
Un-step and/or re-step mast £58 each way (assuming mast is ready, i.e. electrics disconnected and bottle screws freed up). Hourly rate of £35 per hour applies to staff preparing mast and/or waiting time incurred.

Vessels between 12 metres and 15 metres
Un-step and/or re-step mast £70 each way (assuming mast is ready, i.e. electrics disconnected and bottle screws freed up). Hourly rate of £35 per hour applies to staff preparing mast and/or waiting time incurred.

For vessels not currently berthed on the Navigation, the above rates plus the visitor mooring rates will apply.