Information - Simon's Town Marina Company
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Information

The Company

The FALSE BAY YACHT CLUB moorings and slipping facilities are controlled and managed by the SIMON’S TOWN MARINA COMPANY. (STMC – a non-profit company) The members of this company consist only of FBYC members who are mooring rights owners.

STMC is presided over by a Board of Directors (min 3 – max 6) who meet every month or two. The staff consists of a Manager, Administrator, Bookkeeper, Supervisor and three Assistants. The office is situated on Rumble Jetty alongside the main slipway. Office and slipway hours are weekdays only, 8:30 to 17:00.

Visitors to STMC and FBYC are welcome, but must take out temporary membership of the FBYC in order to avail themselves of these facilities.

Prospective members wanting to buy or rent moorings must first make membership arrangements with FBYC before they may take possession of any mooring.

Moorings / Berths

The vast bulk of the marina moorings are owned by the members of the STMC. Most moor their own boats on them, but some are either privately rented out to other members, while others are rented out via the Marina company, who charge 10% for this service.

The STMC has berths available for visiting yachts, in addition to arranging berths for visitors on member’s marinas.

All berths have unmetered water and electricity.

Swing moorings for members and visitors are managed by the STMC.

Slipping / Hauling Out

Boats can be removed from the water via a Sling Lift on the main slipway and placed on the hard standing area which can accommodate 13 vessels. (There are various services available here, see Services. Charges are based on Length, Beam and Time, members, locals or internationals. Bookings are via the STMC office.

There is a member only slipway for ski boat launching. Safety certificates, insurance and skipper qualifications will be examined. Launching passes must be produced.

Yacht Club

The FBYC has the normal member facilities, including bar, restaurant, board room, change rooms, Wi-Fi, braai (BBQ), etc. (www.fbyc.co.za)

BLUE FLAG MARINA

A Blue Flag is an international award given to beaches, boats and marina’s that meet EXCELLENCE in the areas of safety, amenities, cleanliness and environmental standards.

OCC PORT OFFICE

The Ocean Cruising Club is an international club administered from the UK for cruisers. The Ocean Cruising Club maintains a network of over 150 Port Officers world-wide.