Winter Lay-up

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Working at Weir Quay Boatyard: Working at Weir Quay BoatyardWe can provide specialist works for your boat over the winter period or any extended period ashore.


As standard, our customers on an annual mooring contract will receive the following services when ashore:



  • Pressure wash
  • Rigging inspection
  • Stern gear check
  • Anodes and covers check
  • Gas safety checks

Please advise us of any other shipwright or engineering works and checks you would like carried out when your yacht is ashore. We ask that all customers complete our Laying Up Instruction Form (see below if you would prefer to download and print the form to fill in and post back to us).

Also available for the winter is a full Diesel Engine Winterisation service performed by our engineers. To find out exactly what is involved in the Winterisation process view the Engine Winterisation form that our engineers use to complete all 26 diesel engine checks.

We will always discuss fully any proposed work and provide a written estimate for the cost of labour and supply of goods where possible.

We are extremely aware of the issue of Gas Safety and offer a checking service and certification if required (it may be a condition of your insurance.

Contact us to discuss Winter services for your boat or if you would like any further information and advice.

View our Winter Storage rates.

View our Marine Services rates.

WINTER STORAGE is also available on the YARD for those not on annual contracts.

Read our Terms and conditions of Business.

Download and print our Laying Up Instruction Form pdf