Guernsey Harbours are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the St Peter Port and St Sampson's Harbours; including their marinas. Guernsey Harbours are also responsible for Search and Rescue in Bailiwick waters. They also provide commercial operators with sea-passenger and freight handling facilities.
What can I find at St Peter Port Harbour?
In the Harbours terminal building you will find: a café; information desk; toilets; and a public telephone. The terminal building is used mainly for foot passengers. For more information on the Guernsey Harbours, please visit their website.
Local Boat Registration
If you are resident or intending to become a resident of Guernsey, Herm or Jethou there is a statutory requirement to register your vessel with the Harbour Office, provided it is over 3.66 metres (12 feet) in length or capable of 17 knots or more. Locally registered boats are issued with a registration number which must be marked in accordance with regulations for the type of vessel. Further information is available from www.guernseyharbours.gov.gg and forms can be obtained from the Harbour Office.
Under Bailiwick Law there is a requirement to examine and investigate all types of marine accidents to, or on-board, Guernsey vessels worldwide. For more information on how to classify an accident and how to report it please see the page on Marine Accidents in the "Related pages"
Where can I find out more about the Harbours?
You can find out more about Guernsey Harbours and what it is responsible for in the section for General Information.
Relevant links & informationHarbours Website
Harbour Reception/EnquiriesHarbour Master's Office, St Julians Emplacement, St Peter Port, GY1 2LW, Guernsey
Tel: +44 1481 720229 Fax: +44 1481 714177