6 Months summer launching - £450
Rudders is a picturesque, family run boatyard and harbour in Burton on the Milford Haven, S.W. Wales. Catering for both power and sail, we offer a trailer boat store & launching service, 60 deepwater-swinging moorings for craft up to 50 ft plus some semi-drying moorings.
Facilities include a deepwater landing pontoon, all tide access slipway, water taxi service, emergency recovery, leaning posts, quay wall, lifting to 10 tons, storage ashore, 2,500 sq ft, 20ft high boatshed & stores, security cameras, shower and toilets. Within in a mile, by boat or by foot, are the Jolly Sailor, Stable Bar, Beggars Reach Hotel, Ferry Inn, Lawrenny Arms & Tearooms!
Rudders ran the a one boat Haven Link Waterbus pilot service in 2008 and two boat service on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in June, July, August & September of 2009. We are currently awaiting more information about the possibility of a service for 2010. Other services offered are:
RYA approved Powerboat Training Centre (up to 24 meters).
Accomodation overlooking the Haven, complete with use of our pontoon etc. Hire/ Charter of various MCA coded vessels/ amphibious craft.
Mooring/ Pontoon laying & Maintenance
Jetty Maintenance for refineries to include:
Skippers, painters, crane operators, riggers, RIB safety boats & craft such as our amphibious vessels with cherry pickers / cranes mounted (see Hire/Charter section) to help complete high profile jetty projects run by companies such as Besix & Kier for the Chicargo Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I) South Hook Exxon/ Quatar LNG Jetty Project. Also for AMEC and Dragon LNG jetty works, Dean & Dyball to deliver & remove scafolding in a sensitive SSSI area or the challenging amphibious transportation of materials for Tenby's new Lifeboat Station.
Our slipway is in a shelterd bay and works at ALL states of the tide. We do the launching & recovery for you. Marine Engineering & repairs on site.
The end of our hammerhead pontoon is 30ft deep on a low water spring tide.
Please see our website www.ruddersboatyard.co.uk for more information - we have a mobile holiday home overlooking the Haven also if of interest, under "Stay".