The yacht station provides permanent and short stay moorings for the local community and visitors to the district. Welcoming a mix of privately owned and hire craft, and can cater for both motorized and sail craft. Situated at the Southern entrance to the broads system boat access can be gained via the River Waveney, or Mutford Lock, The Lock and Bridge are operated by the Yacht Station Team on behalf of the Broads Authority and Suffolk County Council.


at Oulton Broad Yacht Station include:

In close proximity to Oulton Broad Yacht Station, there are a range of restaurants, public houses, hotels, local shopping, large park with tennis courts and a frequent train service that runs into the town centre and the award winning South Beach areas of Lowestoft.

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Oulton Broad Yacht Station is very busy during July and August, particularly for Oulton Week in late August, and the Gala weekend over the August bank holiday, therefore advanced booking is strongly recommended during this period. Also within view of the moorings there are regular motor boat racing events run by Lowestoft and Oulton Broad Motor Boat Club, the world's oldest motor boat racing venue. (Information available on race meetings at

Sailing takes place on Oulton Broad, which can be viewed from the yacht station or on Nicholas Everitt park, a diary of events is available for the Waveney and Oulton Broad Yacht Club via their website

Moorings can be booked in advance by contacting the Harbour Master 01502 574946 or via VHF Channel 73.

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Contact Details

Mutford Lock and Bridge Call 01502 531778 or VHF Channel 73.

Towing Call the Yacht Station 01502 574946

Short Term Broads Licenses Issued from the office. Prices as advertised by the Broads Authority.


Visitor Moorings Per 24hrs.
Stern on £11.00
Side on £17.50
Stern on with electric £15.50
Side on with electric £22.00
Side on with electric (over 45ft) £29.50
Side on (over 45ft) £24.50
Short Stay (between 10am-4pm) £6.00
Showers £2.50
Laundry (per wash) £4.00
Tumble dryer Starting from £2.00
Water top up £2.00
Annual Moorings
Trots (per ft) £49.50
Buoys (per ft) £40.00
Buoys (per 24hrs) £8.00
Buoys (per week) £40.00
Storage Ashore - upto 10 feet £210.00
Storage Ashore - Every foot thereafter £11.25
House Boat (per ft) £33.00
Charge’s for use of Lock, as advertised by the Broads Authority.