pillings lock boatyard and services

slipway services and more

The Marina Office is open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm, except Wednesdays on which we close at 1:30pm. Weekend opening hours are from 10.00am to 4.00pm. We close the marina office Sundays during December, January and February.

From January 2013 we are very pleased to welcome "Clean Sailing Ltd" as the new operators of our workshop facilities. This reputable local company is a Vetus authorised dealer and brings a wealth of experience in engine servicing, heating systems and full "stem to stern" boat painting, including any decal work.

Pump-Out & Diesel available Self Service by Token/Debit card. To book a service or slipway use at Pilling’s Lock Marina call the Marina office on 01509 620 990 or visit our contact us page now. All Prices inc. VAT unless otherwise stated.

Boatyard Slipway Services

Pump-Out

£16 inc. VAT (£14 inc VAT to our Berth Holders)

Tokens available from the Marina Office and cafe.

Self Service Pump-Out is available 365 days per year & is a 4 minute timed unit.

Red Diesel

114.7 p/l (inc 60:40 propulsion levy)

Automated Pump which accepts all major debit/credit card and will dispense at set HMRC guidance rates of 60:40 - 365 days a year service for all our customers.

Electricity

Pay as you go supply on moorings. All Electricity Top-up cards on-site at Pilling's Lock Marina must be purchased from the Pilling's Lock Marina Office only. If you cannot get to the office, we can top your meter up for you and a minimum £20.00 top-up is required with the card payment taken over the phone at the time of purchase. From 1st February 2013 Electricity is charged at 12.8ppkwh with an additional standing charge of 6.2ppkwh including the relevant taxes

Berth Holders can buy £50.00 of cards for just £45.00 if paying at the office – receiving a 10% discount as this reduces our handing costs if you buy in bulk. Emergency Cards are available from the Cafe in £10 units only.

Electrician Services - we have a fully qualified in-house Electrician who is also keeps his boat here so please contact us for any work that you may need on 01509 620990.

Chandlery

The office now has a stock of Kingfisher yacht ropes as well as loo blue, oil, filters, fittings, Calor gas, coal, lighters & kindling, anodes, chimney accessories, fenders, bilge-pumps, electrical connectors plus many other items. Please call us if you need anything.

Road Transport

For Road Transport of your vessel we would recommend the following businesses.

MJT 07970 986 497 (All large vessels & includes mobile crane)
RJ Demster 07836 318349 (HGV low loader- competitive rates)
Tony Tug Boats 07810 646 733 (All GRP boats up to 26ft/ 2.75 Tonnes)
Central Boat Haulage 01530 810311 (Boats up to 29ft)

Boat Safety Certificates and Surveys

BSSC'S
from £120
Basic Surveys with written reports and valuations
from £250
Full Survey and BSSC
£430

Marine Engineering Services Ltd 07887 836754

Rick is usually available with 5-10 days notice. Talk to Rick direct on the mobile number & he will check with the office for slipway availability.

Boat Safety Certificates and Gas Installations

We recommend Rick Tropman. For further details call him on 07887 836754.

Boat Upholstery & Cushions

We have a new local contact for this type of work and he has worked with a few of our customers already. Philip Marshall in Barrow upon Soar 01509 620100 / 07854 809411.

Marine Engineering

We have agreements in place for coordinating Marine Engineering work with Clean Sailing and Soar Mechanical Services – both these companies are tried and tested by our clients and have many years experience in all areas of Marine Engineering.

Clean Sailing take on our workshop Franchise from January 2013 and their telephone number for booking work is 07966 626059, or you can email Andy and Debbie - cleansailing@msn.com

Boat Covers & Canopies

Tops Covers (Chris King) Telephone: 01509 815581 tops-tarpaulins.co.uk.

Boat Builders - Bespoke Narrowboat Fitters

Beacon Boats - We have had many of Beacon Boats' 12 Narrowboats to date delivered and moored here at Pilling's Lock and a stream of happy owners beaconboats.co.uk.

Boat Insurance with GJW

Whether you're looking to insure a Yacht, a Narrowboat or a Dinghy they have a boat insurance policy to meet your precise needs. GJW Direct are one of the UK's largest direct boat insurers, which means that when you insure your boat with them you can be confident you're dealing with specialists. gjwdirect.co.uk/.