November 2021 Newsletter

Percuil River Moorings Limited November 2021 Newsletter

The Directors of Percuil River Moorings Limited hope that you have been able to enjoy the season.

With the season drawing to a close, may we bring a number of matters to the attention of all licensees.

Should you be planning to have a boat on your mooring during the winter, you are required to have had an additional mooring service by an Approved Mooring Contractor not later than the 31st October.  Where you intend to keep a boat on the mooring over the winter we would request a copy of the additional mooring service report be provided to PRML.

As in previous years we have a considerable number of people on the Waiting List for new moorings.  We would ask that any licensee who is considering handing back a mooring does so at the earliest opportunity to allow mooring allocations to be made as early as possible in the new year.  Whilst the latest date to notify us of returning a mooring for next year is 1st March 2022 (beyond which the full licence fee will be payable) an earlier notification of return would be greatly appreciated.

Your Board has continued their efforts to reduce proximity problems on the river – building on the extensive mooring repositioning over the past couple of years.  Whilst, in a congested river such as the Percuil, there will always be problems when wind and tidal conditions are balanced against one another, almost without exception this year, contact between vessels (other than in such conditions) has been attributed to one or other mooring not being compliant with the mooring specification guidelines.  Whilst the expertise on these specifications lies with your AMC, we would encourage you to ask your AMC to confirm that he services your mooring in accordance with the guidelines and to ask him for a copy of the mooring service report that he has to submit to us.

We wish you well for the remainder of 2021 and look forward to a more normal year in 2022.