Lay Up Berths

Looking for an affordable over-winter berth for your vessel in a beautiful and unique location?

In Charlestown’s inner harbour, Square Sail can offer:-

  • A no frills, in water, winter berth
  • Constant water levels
  • Lock-gate controlled entry and exit
  • Electricity supply (metered)
  • Parking (by prior arrangement)
  • Crane to lift vessels for lay-ups out of water
  • Skilled craftsmen to carry out repair work and maintenance

We primarily offer long term winter mooring/berths but may be able to provide all year round berthing facilities on a limited basis.  Please call the office if you would like to discuss this option

Maximum sized vessel the inner harbour can accommodate is 165 ft overall length : 13ft 6ins draught

Berthed in our inner harbour (which has controlled water levels) your vessel is protected from bad weather and tidal conditions.  If you are looking for an affordable winter berth location, Charlestown Harbour could be the right winter home for your boat.

Live on board may be possible in certain circumstances subject to discussion with office and will be subject to additional charges.

Out of water lay-up facilities also available on the inner quay at Charlestown

Outer Harbour – our outer harbour is tidal but we can offer temporary moorings to visiting yachts during the summer.  You must ensure your vessel can take the bottom. 

Charlestown is located on the outskirts of St. Austell in Cornwall.   Close to Charlestown are two major supermarkets; a Doctor’s surgery, local Cottage Hospital; fuel suppliers and DIY stores.  From St. Austell there are direct trains to London  and there are daily flights from London to Newquay Airport (approx. 35 mins from Charlestown).