COVID-19 Update for Saul Junction Marina

From 17th May 2021

Boat Owners and Visitors

  • You may visit with guests of up to 6 people from two households indoors or 30 people outdoors.
  • Overnight stays can resume for all accommodation providers therefore you can stay overnight on your boat within the government guidelines.

From 21st June

  • The government hopes we can operate without any restrictions however this will be continually reviewed and further restrictions may have to be implemented.
  • All re-opening dates are subject to four national tests set out by the government, which we will continually review and act accordingly, therefore we ask that you check our COVID-19 update page regularly.

During your visit

  • The Government requires everyone to wear a face covering in a wide range of settings including shops, supermarkets, shopping centres, banks, beauty salons, vets and visitor attractions. You are also required to wear a face covering in hospitality premises (hotels, bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes), except when seated at a table to eat or drink. Some exceptions do apply. For full details, please visit:
  • We therefore ask that you wear a face covering when visiting any of our public areas including the marina office, chandlery, brokerage and facilities buildings. Please adhere to this guidance at all times.
  • We politely request that if you or any members of your household have COVID-19 symptoms, please do not visit us, stay at home and self-isolate -
  • Please pay by card or contactless.
  • Please observe all signage indicating entry and exit points and maximum occupancy numbers for facility buildings. When using jetties, please maintain social distancing restrictions.
  • Please sanitise your hands on entry to our buildings, hand sanitiser stations are available at entry and exit points.
  • We have created separate entry and exit points where possible.
  • We have increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting, paying extra attention to high-touch areas, using fogging machines and sanitiser.
  • Signage and information boards will be in place to remind customers and our team of social distancing and our new guidelines.
  • Protective screens have been installed at all workplace counters to protect our team and customers.
  • We are ventilating public areas and our facilities as much as possible to allow increased air circulation.
  • Please adhere to social distancing at all times. If you have children with you, please ensure they are supervised and adhering to social distancing at all times.
  • Please do not approach grounds staff whilst they are carrying out maintenance.
  • We are required to take your contact details and hold them for 21 days for the Government Test and Trace system.

Test and Trace

  • The government have updated their test and trace legal requirements.
  • All businesses in leisure, tourism, hospitality and close contact services must now ask every customer over the age of 16 to scan the NHS QR code using their NHS COVID-19 app, or provide their name and contact details, not just a lead member of the group.
  • Hospitality venues should verify that an individual has checked in using the QR code by reviewing the individual’s phone screen. This is not necessary if they have already provided their contact details.
  • If a customer does not use the NHS COVID-19 app, they must provide their name and contact details in an alternate format.
  • We must keep these records for 21 days and provide data to NHS Test and Trace if requested.
  • Hospitality venues must also take reasonable steps to refuse entry to anyone who refuses to participate.

Marina Customers

Jetty Use

  • Maintain a minimum 2 metre spacing on walkways and jetties, look ahead and behind to observe and acknowledge others, passing only if necessary and using finger jetties to move a safe distance away.
  • Please avoid touching any unnecessary surfaces such as jetty posts or bollards.
  • Please clean gloves when using jetty bollards or water taps.

On Your Boat

  • Be conscious to maintain social distancing whilst on your boat or manoeuvring.
  • Do not sit or stay on your boat unnecessarily or in close proximity to others.
  • Please use on-board facilities and avoid use of shared facilities .
  • Please adhere to the maximum occupancy signs displayed on entrance doors. This is 2 people in the ladies and 2 people in the gents at any time. Please make yourself aware of how many people are already using the facility before entering.
  • The facilities will be regularly closed for cleaning. Please DO NOT ENTER during this time.
    Notices will be in place to indicate planned cleaning times and when cleaning is being carried out.
  • Please queue outside, being aware of social distancing.

Boat Sales Viewings

  • Viewings are by appointment only. When attending a viewing, we ask that a maximum of two people attend.
  • Please maintain social distancing, wear a face covering, sanitise your hands on entry and exit and avoid touching surfaces.
  • Please visit our brokerage website COVID-19 page for further guidance https://www.lakelandleisureboa...covid-19-update .

The health and well-being of our employees, customers and local community is our uppermost priority during this time. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you once again for your continued support, and to thank our team for their hard work and dedication.

Please note: All Covid-19 policies are based on current UK Government guidelines and are being constantly reviewed based on the latest advice. With that in mind, please check back on our COVID-19 update page for the latest information before you travel.

Can we help?
If you cannot safely travel to perform security checks on your boat, or would rather not, we will provide checks on your boat upon request; please to arrange this if you have a particular concern about your boat.

Can I get diesel and a pump out?
Diesel and pump-outs are available. Only one boat on the service quay at any time, please call the marina to confirm the quay is free prior to moving your boat. Do not refuel or take fuel cans onto the jetties.

We thank you for helping us keep you, your loved ones and our team safe.


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