VHF Channel 66
call sign, Lymington Harbour (office hours)

Maintenance Dredging Works

28 September 2017


Notice is hereby given that from Monday 16th October 2017, maintenance dredging works will commence in the Lymington River. Works are expected to continue until the 31st March 2018.

Dredging areas this season will include:-

  • The main navigation channel (east bank) between Pylewell Post and No. 5 Beacon starboard navigation marks.
  • The ‘A’ Row moorings and navigation channel between Berthon Marina and the Wightlink Ferry Terminal and north/northwest of Berthon Marina.
  • The ‘Railside’ mooring area north of Berthon Marina.
  • Lymington Yacht Haven
  • Berthon Marina

The Dredging Barges ZH33 (Operator – Lymington Yacht Haven), and G63 (Operator – Berthon Boat Company) will be undertaking the works and shall maintain a listening watch on VHF12.

All mariners are requested to pass the works operation with caution and at a speed consistent with safe navigation and minimal wash. Dredging platforms may be left on station overnight if outside of the navigation channel and appropriately lit.

This notice will self cancel on the 1st April 2018.



R. Willegers

Harbour Master

Issued: 28th September 2017


Maintenance Dredging Works