FANWORM POLICY FOR SUMMER 2015/2016
ALL BOATS COMING FROM SOUTH OF TUTUKAKA
AND ENTERING WHANGAROA OR OTHER NORTHLAND HARBOURS
MUST COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING CLEAN HULL POLICY
(This condition applies to vessels of Whangaroa Berth Licence Holders
as well as all visiting boats)
CLEAN HULL POLICY FOR MEDITERRANEAN FANWORM
THE POLICY (the 6 or 1 rule)
For boats to enter the Marina or use ANY of the harbour structures they must have:-
New antifoul within the 6 months prior to arrival
A full bottom wash within the 30 days (one month) prior to arrival
PROOF OF COMPLIANCE
Boat skippers must provide proof of the above in the form of
a receipt from a boatyard or boat washing facility. No exceptions.
The Marina reserves, at its sole discretion, the right to refuse any boat entry to the marina
or associated structures if it considers the boat presents a risk for fanworm.
This applies even to boats providing proof of the 6 or 1 rule.
COMPLIANCE IS REQUIRED FOR THE USE OF:-
The Weigh Station
The Clansman Wharf including the fuel pontoon
The Totara North Wharf
INSPECTION OF BOATS IN THE HARBOUR BY THE NRC
The NRC will be monitoring Northland Harbours this summer and inspecting
boats at anchor. The penalties for having fanworm on a boat are considerable. To avoid
this have a clean hull.