- 50 St. Katharine’s Way
- London E1W 1LA
- 185 Total Berths
2 Megayacht Berths
Maximum Length: 131' (40m)
Maximum Draft: 13' (4m)
Maximum Beam: 29' (9m)
- 16amp up to 125amp, 1 to 3 phase
- connections, 50 Hz
- 24hr Gated Dock Security
The management and staff at St. Katharine Docks would very much like to welcome you to the marina and wish you an enjoyable stay. With its unique location and excellent transport links to the rest of London, St. Katharine Docks are a stone’s throw from the delights of one of the world’s greatest cities.
Whether you are using the marina as a convenient base from which to explore London, or, looking for a bit of peace and quiet in this secluded enclave of our busy capital city, our impressive facilities are designed to delight even the most discerning yachtsmen.
If there is anything which management or staff could do to make your stay more pleasurable, please contact us in the marina reception and we will be happy to assist you.
The St. Katharine Docks Marina Team
St. Katharine Docks is a special place during the winter and a safe destination for your boat. Confirming a berth at central London’s only marina, will give you the opportunity to explore the capital’s multiple events & celebrations over the winter.
If you’re thinking about staying in Europe for the winter season, why not lay up in London for the 6 months. St. Katharine Docks provides safe and secure facilities to berth your yacht during winter months and provides opportunities for owners to still use their yachts during the season.
St. Katharine Docks is very accessible with excellent transport links. All major London airports and several airfields are within an hour’s journey time and so a yacht berthed with us is easily reachable from anywhere in Europe.
St Katharine Docks has the capacity to berth yachts up to 40 metres in length and a draft of 3.5 metres. Currently there is berth availability for this Winter.
Book your winter berth now on a 6-month contract with a starting date between 15 September and 15 October and benefit from a discount up to 25% on your mooring fees.
To book your winter berth, please contact our marina reception by email [email protected] or by telephone on (+44)20 7264 5312. We look forward to welcoming you to St. Katharine Docks this winter.
Want to get a good deal? Like a discount? If you berth at the Docks, you can take advantage of an SKD Porter card which can provide you with an array of great deals and discounts.
Refer a friend for a new annual berthing contract at St. Katharine Docks and save up to £500 each.
Owning a boat can be a very social pursuit and we’d like to grow a closer community of annual berth holders here at St Katharine Docks. We’d like to encourage boat owners to introduce their boat-owning friends to the marina and in turn, keep their boat with us.
● The marina is operational for annual berth holders and visiting yachts from England or other nations which have no quarantine restrictions on travel.
● Marina Reception is open 0900-1700, 7 days a week
● Visiting customers are recommended to make bookings in advance
● Bars, cafes, and restaurants around the Docks are open for indoor and outdoor dining.
● All marina washrooms are open with enhanced cleaning
● Waste water pump outs are available on demand
● Security is provided at all times
● ‘COVID secure’ measures are in place (hand santiser, additional cleaning, social distancing) to protect customers and the marina team.
● Customers wishing to visit later in the season are recommended to make bookings in advance, and these bookings will be subject to restrictions in place at the time of the stay.
● You need to show your NHS COVID pass at nightclubs, some venues and large events to show you are fully vaccinated, have had a negative test result in the last 48 hours, or you have an exemption.
The Port of London is open and recreational use of the River Thames is permitted.
United Kingdom Government advice:
Port of London Authority (PLA):
City of London Port Health Department:
The Waitrose & Tescos stores, next to the marina, are open daily.
Thames Marine Services are operating a normal refueling service.
London’s transport network (tube, bus & rail) is open.
UK borders are open but with quarantine restrictions and many commercial operations are reduced or suspended.
London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW), and London City Airport (LCY) are operating a limited service.
Winter Season (November – March)
The lock operates HW- 2hrs to HW + 1.5hrs, during 0800 – 1800 hrs.
Summer Season (April – October)
The lock operates HW – 2hrs to HW + 1.5hrs, during 0600 – 2030 hrs.
St Katharine Docks Marina may be contacted on VHF Channel 80 during scheduled locking times. Call sign “St Katharine’s”.
“Advanced reservations are strongly recommended at St. Katharine Docks. Berthing is not guaranteed without a confirmed reservation. We ask that you provide advanced notice, when feasible, of your approximate arrival time so we can include your vessel in our locking schedule and minimize any inconvenience to you.
Please Note: Captains and his/her assignee must check-in/check-out with the marina office for each stay unless otherwise arranged with marina management.
As soon as you have Tower Bridge in sight, please hail the marina on VHF Channel 80 and call sign “St. Katharine’s”. The Dock Team will provide an update on the current operations of the lock. At that time, your berth assignment will be provided and the dock team will greet you in the lock and assist with your docking. Once secured in the lock, you will be asked to visit our Marina Reception to complete your arrival procedure. The staff will quickly register you and answer any questions.
Please contact the Marina Reception during the day before your departure to organise your lock out time. We will ask for your preferred departure time but please be flexible as we are obliged to group yachts together, to optimise the locking time available. The lock operates approximately 2 hours before and 1.30 hours after High Water (London Bridge) between the hours of 0600-2030 during the summer season (April-October) and 0800-1800 in the winter season. All locking operations must be completed in these times.
Payment by debit card is the preferred option. Please keep your access cards and any loaned equipment until you lock out with the boat. About 15 minutes before your lock out, one of our Dock masters will make an announcement on VHF Channel 80 and confirm the vessels involved in the lock out and any preferred order for vessels to arrive at the lock. If you require a bridge to be lifted or opened, this will also be confirmed. As you will remember from your arrival, there is a floating pontoon on the eastern side of the lock. If the lock is busy, you may be asked to raft alongside another boat, or tie up to the wall on starboard side and adjust your lines as the water level changes.
City Airport (LCY)
Address: Hartmann Rd, Royal Docks, London E16 2PX, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7646 0088
Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Address: Longford TW6, United Kingdom
Phone: +0844 335 1801
London Southend Airport (SEN)
Address: Eastwoodbury Cres, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6YF, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 330 365 5000
To make your stay with us more enjoyable, the following set of guidelines should be followed. These are merely suggested rules of etiquette and regulations to make the Marina and its facilities more enjoyable for all customers.
Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Anchor Club Rewards Flyer Anchor Club is the only marina loyalty program for captains or yacht owners. The IGY Anchor Club Rewards program allows you to accumulate points each time you dock at a participating IGY marina. Contact individual marinas to verify participation.
The IGY Loyalty Rewards program provides gift cards for you to purchase many great items. When you earn enough points you can choose a denomination of gift card you will receive an email to choose the gift card that you would like. Our new program offers international Mastercard reward cards, donations to charity and gift cards for many of your favorite stores, activities and brands. See some of the rewards available here.
Earn FREE Reward Points when you dock with IGY Marinas! No Blackout Dates! Activate your account immediately. Points are Not awarded on a Retroactive basis and do not start accruing until after the account is activated.
Enrollment is free and easy! All you need to sign up is your name, email address, boat name and length overall. You’ll receive a confirmation email with details about the program.
Dock at any of our participating marinas throughout our destinations world-wide and advise the marina office you’re an Anchor Club Member and the email address that you enrolled with.
Earn rewards points based on a percentage of the amount spent on dockage. Earn extra points through surveys, events, and more!
All that’s left to do is Sign Up! Send us your name, email address, boat name and overall length, and you’ll receive a welcome email to start earning points!
At IGY Marinas, we are pleased to provide a scope of services that are second-to-none. We are honored to serve as your hosts and will do everything to make sure that your visit is pleasant and memorable. We fully understand the needs and desires of the yachting community, and we offer you the highest level of service with complete attention to details.
Membership is open to owners and captains of vessels of all sizes and is free. You begin to earn points from your first visit to any participating IGY marina.
All you have to do to register is complete the form below. It’s as simple as that!
There is no cost to enroll in the Anchor Club. It is our way of thanking you for staying with us.
If, for some reason you don’t receive an email, have questions about the program or if you would like your points balance please contact us at [email protected]
Retroactive points will not be awarded. Points only available from participating marinas in the IGY Network.
Stunning location and very friendly and welcoming staff. Gemma is an absolute star
One of my favourite places in London As a regular visitor to the capital, I have to say that the docks never ceases to amaze me, no matter the time of year. The views are amazing (you are right next to Tower Bridge) and the selection of bars and restaurants caters for all tastes. No visit to the docks is complete without popping into the fantastic Dickens Inn for a pint (or three).
TripAdvisor Review November 2019
The vibrant city of London is full of exciting and amazing adventures to make the most out of your stay.
Along the banks of the River Thames, there is so much to explore in this historically rich city.
Amazing events happen throughout the year in London. If you love sports, arts, or just celebrating, there is always something to do.
Stunning attractions and activities all throughout the city makes London a visual masterpiece and stunning location.
With onsite restaurants and places to entertain, St.
Katharine Docks has much to offer, from tasting menus to
live music to family events. You will not want to leave the