The club owns and maintains two launches, one of which is will be operational at a time – under normal circumstances this is the white launch in Summer months and the blue launch in Winter months.
The operating schedule varies between Summer and Winter and the operating hours are detailed below. Note that special times operate for Bank Holidays.
Hours of Operation
Summer Programme to 30th September
|Monday – Thursday||0900 – 1300||1400 – 1700|
|Friday – Saturday||0900 – 1800||1830 – 2330|
|Sunday||0900 – 1800||1830 – 2330 (Bank Holidays only) otherwise no service after 1800 on a Sunday|
Winter Programme to 31st March
|Weekdays||1000 – 1400|
|Weekends||0900 – 1600|
These are start and finish times from the Conwy Jetty and may be subject to change due to accessibility because of the tide.
Yachtsmen – From Conwy Jetty
Members*: £1 each way.
Non Members: £2 each way.
Yachtsmen – From Beacons, Conwy Marina or Deganwy Marina / Beach
Members*: Minimum charge £4 each way (up to 4 persons. Over 4 persons £1 per person extra).
Non Members: Minimum charge £6 each way (up to 4 persons. Over 4 persons £2 per person extra).
From any location: £6 minimum charge (up to 4 persons. Over 4 persons £2 per person extra).
IMPORTANT: Please note that all Other Services are undertaken at your own risk – work is not covered by NWCC Insurance.
Out of hours 0800 – 2000: £10 call out plus cost of job.
Out of hours 2000 – 0800: £20 call out plus cost of job.
Strop fit or remove: £15.
Strop move to different mooring: £20.
Towing (Boat Moves): £20 for up to 20 feet LOA plus £5 per 5 feet LOA above 20.
Work On Private Boats: Very reasonable 1 day and ½ day rates. Please discuss your requirements with the Boatmen.
Boat Safety Checks/Routine Inspections
Weekly Basic Check: £8 including mooring lines/strops, waterline level, fendering, sail covers, sprayhoods, dodgers, boom tents, lock security, damage inspection and removal of any flotsam from strops/mooring lines.
Weekly Full Check: £12 including all the above plus internal inspection of boat, checking water level, bilge pumps, fuel level (to verify none taken), engine check and run if required.
* except Associate non-boating
Members of NWCC must always be accorded preference over Water Taxi Operations unless any Water Taxi Hire is already underway.
Communications / Contacts
VHF – Channel M (37a)