Apply for a Permit at Weymouth Harbour

Weymouth Harbour Authority would like all users of the bay to enjoy their recreation in peace and safety.

Continue here if you wish to purchase any of the following permits:

Motorised Watersports Permit:

Before purchasing a motorised water sports permit for your PWC (Jet ski) you must register your data tag number with the Personal Watercraft Partnership (PWP). The permit cannot be authorised until this has been done. PWP can be contacted on 0345 0700440 this number is manned 24 hours a day and 7 days per week.

A permit is required for any powered aquaplaning activity in Weymouth Bay. This includes personal water crafting (jet-skiing), water skiing, wakeboarding and the towing of donuts etc. You can purchase the following types of permits:

  • Daily
  • 2 day (must be consecutive)
  • Per week
  • Annual permit

Slipway Permit:

Weymouth slipway is located in the inner harbour on Commercial Road. For Sat Nav use DT4 8LY. The slipway is opposite the multi-storey car park.

  • Annual permits are available to cover 1 April – 31 March
  • Daily permits are to launch and recover per day

Trailer Permit

Trailers may be left at the slipway head and fees are per day. Car parking charges for towing vehicles is not included.